A View From the Jury Box: Managing Jurors’ Beliefs About Women Attorneys

In 19th century America, no one was concerned with gender bias in the courtroom because, well, there were no woman attorneys.  Few law schools were willing to enroll women let alone award diplomas to “the fairer sex.”  In 1875, the Wisconsin Supreme Court denied Lavinia Goodell admission to the state bar based on her gender.  […]