January 15, 2020

Message to the Members

By Michael D. Crain, Editor in Chief

It may be hard to believe, but 2020 marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees and protects a woman’s right to vote. Women have come a long way since the days of hoopskirts and corsets. Nowhere is this more evident than in the practice of law: women now outnumber men in law school enrollment. At one time, this would have been unimaginable. Katherine Mikkelson, the Division’s associate director, contributed Nineteenth Amendment Centennial: Suffragists and Women in Practice, a fascinating look at three suffragists who became lawyers long before it was the norm for women to enter the profession.

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