Forty-three women who have made major contributions to the law through their work in the legal profession, scholary legal research and political activism directed at socio-legal reforms are profiled in this bio-bibliographical sourcebook.
REBECCA MAE SALOKAR is Associate Professor of Political Science at Florida International University. She has published on the Office of the Solicitor General of the United States, the roles of congressional legal counsels, church politics in Florida and abortion, the Florida constitutional right to privacy, and gay and lesbian litigation. MARY L. VOLCANSEK is Professor of Political Science at Florida International University. Her many publications focus on American and European judicial systems especially aspects of behavior, selection and removal, including Judicial Selection: The Cross-Evolution of French and American Practices (Greenwood Press, 1987) and Judicial Misconduct: A Cross National Comparison (1996).