Women in the Legal Profession

Panel members discussed the successes, continued challenges, and emerging issues faced by women in the legal profession. Topics… read more

Panel members discussed the successes, continued challenges, and emerging issues faced by women in the legal profession. Topics included whether women read the Constitution differently than men, the existence of a woman’s form of “justice,” the unintended consequences of women’s equality as shaped by the law, and reasons why women have advanced more quickly and farther than blacks. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience following the program. Lynn Scherr moderated.

“Women and the Law” was a program of the Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
202290-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
May 3, 2008
Last Aired:
Jun 28, 2010

Airing Details

  • May 03, 2008 | 6:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 04, 2008 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 2008 | 10:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2008 | 8:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2008 | 3:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 26, 2010 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 26, 2010 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 28, 2010 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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