Overcoming Barriers: Being Flexible and Creative
- New from the Law Library. // Library of Congress Information Bulletin;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 68 Issue 7/8, p135
The article reports that a web presentation on Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court who was nominated by President Barack Obama on May 26, 2009 and confirmed by the Senate on August 6, was developed by the Library of Congress in its Supreme Court...
- Directory of Latino/a Federal Judges. // Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p95
Presents a list of Hispanic judges appointed to the federal bench. Names of judges; Location of court served; Confirmation year; Presidential nomination; Law school attended.
- AMERICAN ALL-STARS. // Weekly Reader News Edition 4-6;12/03/2010, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p7
A picture game about a woman who joined the U.S. Supreme Court as the first Hispanic American justice is presented.
- Brown to Black: The Politics of Judicial Appointments for Latinos. Echaveste, Maria // Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p39
Discusses observations in judicial appointment for Hispanics. Existence of barriers to Latino judicial appointments; Absence of unity among Hispanic functions to forestall the nomination of qualified Latinos; Lack of qualifications due to the raw political nature of judicial appointments;...
- A Latina Judge's Voice. Sotomayor, Sonia // Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p87
Relates the life experience of the author towards her professional success as a judge. Identification of childhood experiences endemic with the Hispanic heritage; Failure of the Latin heritage to brand the author as a Latina; Struggle to maintain and promote cultural and ethnic identities in...
- Sacramento City Council Enacts Gay Rights Law. Freiberg, Peter // Advocate;5/13/86, Issue 446, p16
Reports that the city council of Sacramento, California voted to approve a comprehensive ordinance banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
- No more `wait til next year' for gender equity. // Hispanic Times Magazine;May/Jun1993, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p34
Reports on inequality between the sexes in the United States. Share of women's sports in college athletics; Men's domination in scholarship expenses; Head coaches' salaries, Recruiting expenses; Women's sports coached by women; Profitable sports for colleges.
- Sexism in the schoolrooms. // Psychology Today;Mar85, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p54
Although many believe that classroom sexism disappeared in the early 70s, it hasn't. Boys still get more attention, encouragement and airtime than girls do.
- Hold that door? No way! Hold that line! Frear, Chris // Men's Health (10544836);Jun93, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p50
Discusses gender relations in the U.S. Girls allowed to play varsity football in Texas; Justice and fair play; Whether girls can play the game; The survival of women and children in the Titanic disaster; Breaking with the past and gender relations; Long-term implications; More. INSET: Chivalry...