Title

Women in the Law

South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal delivered the 23rd annual Edith House Lecture on Thursday, March 24, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom at the University of Georgia School of Law.

Event Date

3-24-2005

Abstract

Toal, the first and only woman to serve on the South Carolina Supreme Court, chronicled the stories of the many other women who were firsts in their time – women like Margaret Brent, the nation’s first unofficial female lawyer; Belle B. Mansfield, the first official female lawyer; and Charlotte E. Ray, the first African-American female lawyer.

Streaming Media

toal05.pdf (85 kB)
The Breaking of Barriers for Women in the Legal Profession, The Advocate, Spring/Summer 2005, Vol. 39, No. 2

toalpressrelease.pdf (7 kB)
South Carolina Supreme Court justice to speak on the role of women in the legal profession at annual lecture, Press Release, 3/3/04

house05_program.pdf (184 kB)
Program

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