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University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Juvenile Law

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Pursuing Justice For The Child: The Forgotten Women Of In Re Gault, David S. Tanenhaus Jan 2014

Pursuing Justice For The Child: The Forgotten Women Of In Re Gault, David S. Tanenhaus

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In this article, I first draw on my recent book The Constitutional Rights of Children to introduce the facts of the case and place the case in the larger context of the history of American juvenile justice. I then focus specifically on the role of four remarkable women in the history of this landmark decision: Marjorie Gault, Gerald's mother; Amelia Lewis, Gerald's lawyer; Lorna Lockwood, an Arizona lawyer who became the first woman to serve as the Chief Justice of a State Supreme Court; and Getrude "Traute" Mainzer, who assisted in the litigation of Gerald's case before ...


Girl Talk--Examining Racial And Gender Lines In Juvenile Justice, Kim Taylor-Thompson Mar 2006

Girl Talk--Examining Racial And Gender Lines In Juvenile Justice, Kim Taylor-Thompson

Nevada Law Journal

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