Category ERA

Civil Society and Civil Rights: the significance of the award of the ABA Medal to Hillary Rodham Clinton

For Hillary Clinton’s immense accomplishments as a lawyer, the strides she made for women both professionally and civically, and for promoting the interests of the U.S. and human rights abroad, she not only deserves this honor, but also the gratitude of the legal profession and the nation. — American Bar Association President Laurel G. Bellows commenting […]

Why the ERA

In 2012, the Democratic Party recommitted itself to passing the Equal Rights Amendment.  As we move toward the next midterm elections and on to 2016, we should pay attention to which candidates explicitly share the position. People have become too used to thinking about women’s rights – whether human, civil, or political – in a […]