Lady Justice: Women of the Court

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Life After the Bench

In Episode 22, the Lady Justices will discuss life after the bench, the rules in their states related to ending judicial service, challenges to those rules, and Michigan Chief Justice Bridget McCormack will make a special announcement. The Lady Justices all detail the importance of making way for this generation and the next generation as a crucial step in moving State Supreme Courts forward. 

Shoot your Shot. Why raising the state claim matters.

Welcome to the season 3 premiere of Lady Justice: Women of the Court. In honor of Constitution Day, the Lady Justices welcome special guest and author of 51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law Cheif Judge Jeffery S. Sutton of the 6th Circuit. 


Follow the link below to get your copy of Cheif Judge Sutton's book 51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law.

Women of the Court: Season 3 Premier Preview with Chief Judge Jeffery Sutton

Escalating constitutionalization, is there hope? 

Live with the University of Akron School of Law

In the final episode of season 2, the Lady Justices discuss their paths to becoming Supreme Court justices, how being a justice influences their writing style, and the importance of writing judicial opinions in plain language. 

Organization tips for work and home: judicial edition.

In this episode, the Lady Justices will discuss their work and home organization preferences as well as how managing these issues can impact legal professionals' well-being. 

Episode 17: Jury Trials 101


In this episode, the Lady Justices discuss the jury system and how they differ in various states. The Lady Justices also discuss women's critical role in shaping our jury systems. 

Episode 16 Equal Access to Justice

The Justices discuss Equal Access to Justice

Episode 15: Treatment Courts

In this episode, the Lady Justices discuss Treatment and Drug Court Programs.

Episode 14: Lady Chief Justices

In this episode, current and former Chief Justices describe the roles and responsibilities that come with the position. Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor of Ohio and Chief Justice Loretta Rush of Indiana join the program to share their experiences and insights.

Episode 13: Women and Law Conference - Live from Charleston, West Virginia

Craving even more insight on career opportunities in the legal field? The women recently spoke at the When There are Nine conference at the University of Charleston in West Virginia, an event designed as a ‘for women, by women’ conversation for those considering a career in the law.

Listen in as the justices discuss formative experiences that inspired them to enter the legal profession, including being a witness to domestic violence. The women also discuss the diverse career possibilities for lawyers that go beyond the typical courtroom scenario we often see on television.

This episode marks the first time that the justices, who are from different states, have recorded the podcast together in person.


The conference title is a tribute to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who famously said, 'When I'm sometimes asked 'When will there be enough [women on the Supreme Court]?' and I say 'When there are nine,' people are shocked. But there'd been nine men, and nobody's ever raised a question about that."

So come along with us to the conference and take a seat. We’re glad you’re here!

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