Category Archives: Media

Cairns: The Case of Rose Bird

Kathleen Cairns, journalist turned professor of women’s studies and history has not just produced the definitive biography of Rose Bird, California’s first woman supreme court justice, but also written a powerful analysis of gender and judicial politics relevant today.  Cairns’s snappy writing has created a

Diversity in the Louisiana Judiciary Panel

Sally J. Kenney, Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute and Heather Johnson, Research Assistant Professor, released a report on the gender and racial diversity of Louisiana’s judges. They presented the findings of the report, followed by a panel discussion featuring: — Chief Justice Bernette Johnson, Louisiana

Judicial Diversity of all Kinds

On January 25, 2018, Sally J. Kenney, Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute and Heather Johnson, Research Assistant Professor for a report release on the gender and racial diversity of Louisiana’s judges. They presented the findings of the report, which was followed by a panel discussion