Leah Ward Sears

Leah Ward Sears

Leah Ward Sears is an American jurist and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. Sears was the first African-American female Chief Justice in the United States. Wikipedia*

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Leah Ward Sears has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2009 Forum. Most common tag: America and the Courts.

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Previously

Chief Justice, Georgia Supreme Court c. June 28, 2005 - c. June 30, 2009 Videos: 2

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  • John Marshall Law School Commencement Address

    John Marshall Law School Commencement Address

    Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears delivered the commencement address to the graduating students of John…

  • Women in the Legal Profession

    Women in the Legal Profession

    Four female chief justices of state supreme courts talked about their careers at the forefront of the wave of female law school graduates as the “concrete ceiling”…

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