Women in the Judiciary

Career Choices for High School Students

Maureen Daly, Philadelphia, 1946

This career advice from Ladies' Home Journal of 1946 comes right out with discouraging advice:

"In order to succeed as a lawyer, a woman must work twice as hard as a man. She should avoid any aping of men, always working with them rather than against them. She must develop a tough hide-must never show when she's hurt, or display any weakness. Avoid nagging your clients or your adversaries."

Lent by the Diamond Law Library, Columbia University Law School


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