The First Women Lawyers: ‘Piecemeal Progress and Circumscribed Success’
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, p. 379, 2007
17 Pages Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Date Written: 2007
This paper explores the context in which women gained admission to the bar at the end of the nineteenth century, discusses the stories of some of the first women lawyers in different parts of the world, and reflects on their challenges and choices as members of the legal professions.
Keywords: Women, Lawyers, Challenges, Legal profession
JEL Classification: K39
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