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Hail to the Chiefs: A Tribute to America's Women Chief Justices

Women Lawyers Journal, Vol. 80, No. 4, p. 9, September 1994

Posted: 10 Sep 2008 Last revised: 14 Jun 2012

Norman Otto Stockmeyer

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Abstract

This article salutes the first thirteen women to become chief justice of a state supreme court in the 30 years since Lorna E. Lockwood of Arizona became the nation's first female chief justice in 1965. Includes photographs of Chief Justice Lockwood, Chief Judge Judith Rogers of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and Chief Justice Ellen Ash Peters of Connecticut.

Keywords: state supreme courts, American judicial history, women jurists

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Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, Hail to the Chiefs: A Tribute to America's Women Chief Justices. Women Lawyers Journal, Vol. 80, No. 4, p. 9, September 1994. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1265119

Norman Otto Stockmeyer (Contact Author)

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