Oct 4, 2022
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Which legal precedents once limited womens’ equality and treatment under the law from Chief Justice John Marshall’s lifetime in the Early Republic to present? What journey has taken place in the United States to progress womens’ access to and equality within the male-dominated legal sphere, and what progress is still left to accomplish?
Join Preservation Virginia’s John Marshall House in this NEW virtual program exploring the trailblazers and early gains for women in politics and law, several court decisions that have impacted American women, and review the significance of each of the six women who have served on the highest court in the land–a bench Chief Justice John Marshall never envisioned them occupying.