"The life and times of a trailblazing feminist in American law. The first female Stanford law professor was also first director of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service, one of the first women to be an Assistant Attorney General of the United States, and the biographer of California's first woman lawyer, Clara Foltz. Survivor, pioneer, leader, and fervent defender of the powerless and colorful mobsters alike, Barbara Babcock led by example and by the written word - and recounts her part of history in this candid and personal memoir." -- Book jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
The lawyer's daughter An Ivy League education : Penn and Yale (1956-1963) Woman and man at Yale (1960-1963) Into the real world : clerkship and early practice (1963-1966) Mob memories (1964-1966) Precious freedom : favorite cases (1966-1968) Taking charge : the D.C. Public Defender Service (1968-1972) Defending the guilty Falling into feminism Becoming a Californian (1972-1976) "General Babcock" (1977-1979) Love and friendship in scholarland (1980-present) Teaching and testifying (1980-present) Writing a life : recovering and marketing Clara Foltz Afterword: About remembering.
KF373.B23 A3 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana : Quid Pro Books, 2016.