Nevertheless She Persisted: From Mrs. Bradwell to Annalise Keating, Gender Bias in the Courtroom
33 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2018 Last revised: 16 Jan 2019
Date Written: 2017
Part I of this Article gives some brief background on the nature of implicit gender biases, and discusses the evolution of gender bias against female attorneys, with particular attention to how the media influences those biases. Part II analyzes the specific manifestations of gender bias in the courtroom. Part III addresses concrete strategies that law schools, firms, the bench, and bar can implement to reduce its impact.
Keywords: gender bias, female attorneys, media influence, courtroom, litigation
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