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Women and the Supreme Court
  • Date: Thursday, October 05, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

A panel of judges, lawyers, and experts will explore the legacy of the four women who have served and the 726 women who have argued before the United States Supreme Court. Moderated by Amy Howe, the co-founder of SCOTUSblog, panelists include Judge Patricia Millett, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Deanne Maynard, co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Appellate and Supreme Court practice; Sarah Harrington, Partner, Goldstein & Russell, P.C.; and Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin.

A book signing will follow the program. Purchase this book on the day of the event from the National Archives Store and receive a 15% discount (members get 20% off).

Presented by the National Archives in partnership with The Constitutional Sources Project (ConSource).

Reserve a seat

All public programs at the National Archives are free and streamed live online via the National Archives’ YouTube channel. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.

Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202.357.5000 in advance.