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October 13th, 2021 by burton33

Remarkable Woman of the Month – October 2021

Belva Ann Lockwood 1830 – 1917 Today, in October of 2021, with four women sitting on the Supreme Court it seems unbelievable that until 1879 women attorneys (of which there were few) were not even permitted to present cases before the Supreme Court. Women were discouraged from becoming attorneys, since most law schools would not […]