Women’s History Month – Women and The Law

March 1 begins Women’s History Month. There are many resources on the web highlighting the history of women’s legal history. Just a small sample includes:

A Legislative History of Women’s History Month from the Library of Congress

A Timeline of Women’s Legal History in the United States (from Stanford)

A Timeline of Women’s Legal History in the United States and at Georgetown University

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One Hundred Years Toward Suffrage: An Overview

The History of the Equal Rights Amendment

Credit - Palczewski, Catherine H. Postcard Archive. University of Northern Iowa. Cedar Falls, IA

Palczewski, Catherine H. Postcard Archive. University of Northern Iowa. Cedar Falls, IA

Women Lawyers and State Bar Admission

Milestones in Working Women’s Legal History

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Resources on Marriage and Coverture

The William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law – free online access to articles

List of and Links to Articles on Women’s Legal History

Subject Guides from University of Oxford Bodleian Libraries to all aspects of Women and the Law

Has equal opportunity in the U.S. been achieved? You can access some of the latest stats are here and here.

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