Date Chartered: 1/1/1973

Purpose

The Section on Women in Legal Education provides information to its members respecting the integration of women and women’s concerns into the legal profession and the law, promotes the communication of ideas, interests and activities among members of the Section, makes recommendations on matters concerning the administration of law schools and on the status of women in legal education and makes recommendations on matters of interest in the teaching and improvement of the law school curriculum.

Leadership   Listserv & Member-Only Content

Newsletters

Women in Legal Education 2019 Newsletter (PDF)
Women in Legal Education 2017 Newsletter (PDF)
Women in Legal Education 2016 Newsletter (PDF)


Annual Meeting Programs

2020

Main Program 1
Main Program 2
Main Program 3
Luncheon

2019

Main Program 1
Main Program 2
Aging and the Law (Co-sponsored by Business Associations)
Agricultural and Food Law (Co-sponsored by Business Associations)
Luncheon


Awards

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award

The purpose of this award is to honor an individual who has had a distinguished career of teaching, service, and scholarship for at least 20 years. The recipient should be someone who has impacted women, the legal community, the academy, and the issues that affect women through mentoring, writing, speaking, activism, and by providing opportunities to others.

 

Recipients

Year Award Name Recipient Law School
2020 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award Robin West Georgetown University Law Center
2019 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award Phoebe Haddon Rutgers University-Camden
2018 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award Tamar Frankel Boston University School of Law
2017 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award Martha Albertson Fineman Emory University Law School
2016 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award Marina Angel Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law
2015 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award Herma Hill Kay University of California, Berkeley School of Law
2014 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award Catharine MacKinnon University of Michigan Law School
2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg The Supreme Court of the United States