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The First Women Lawyers: "Piecemeal Progress and Circumscribed Success"
Osgoode Hall Law Journal
  • Mary Jane Mossman, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
Keywords
  • Women lawyers,
  • legal profession,
  • sex discrimination against women
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Document Type
Article
Publication Date
4-1-2007
Abstract
This paper explores the context in which women gained admission to the bar at the end of the nineteenth century, discusses the stories of some of the first women lawyers in different parts of the world, and reflects on their challenges and choices as members of the legal professions.
Citation Information
Mary Jane Mossman. "The First Women Lawyers: "Piecemeal Progress and Circumscribed Success"" (2007) p. 379 - 395
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/maryjane_mossman/99/