PRAISE FOR SISTERS IN LAW
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A thorough, accurate, and most readable account…
— Justice John Paul Stevens
Hirshman excels in portraying the enormous obstacles encountered by women attempting to enter the legal field.
“Sisters in Law” tells the life stories of the nation’s first female justices, but it is as much about how we got to the present juncture with respect to women’s legal rights.
An intelligent, evenhanded look at a changing society and its legal foundations.
Linda Hirshman has the unique ability to think like a law professor and write like a journalist.
— Lynn Hecht Schafran, National Judicial Education Program, Legal Momentum
A prodigious achievement and an important contribution to the history of our times.
— Leslie Bennetts, author of The Feminine Mistake
Fascinating and Informative
— Jeffrey Toobin, author of The Oath and The Nine
This is an absorbing history of the struggle for women’s rights in the legal arena and the two extraordinary women who helped to advance those rights.
— Vanessa Bush, Booklist, *Starred Review*