Carolyn King

Carolyn King

Carolyn King is one of the first girls ever to play Little League Baseball, and was the centerpiece in a landmark battle-of-the-sexes lawsuit in 1974. In 1973, Carolyn tried out for a spot in the Ypsilanti American Little League in Ypsilanti, Mich., despite the fact that Little League had a rule that specifically prohibited girls from trying out. The league president allowed her to try out anyway, and the manager of the Orioles selected Carolyn for his team. Wikipedia*

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Carolyn King has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Moot Court as a Judge for the Fifth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.

Appearances by Title:c. March 24, 2004 - Present Chief Judge, Fifth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals Videos: 1 c. March 10, 1997 - Present Judge, Fifth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Federal Judiciary Issues

    Federal Judiciary Issues

    Judge King, chair of the executive committee of the Judicial Conference, talked about her upcoming meeting with U.S. Supreme…

  • To Recuse or Not to Recuse

    To Recuse or Not to Recuse

    Professor Nesson moderated this discussion on the problem of conflicts of interest and impartiality in judicial proceedings.…

  • Harvard Moot Court

    Harvard Moot Court

    Harvard Law School held its annual moot court competition. Students argued the case of League of Women Voters v. Murphy,…

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