The Law: Situation Report

COURTS. There is not, and never has been, a woman Justice on the Supreme Court. Only one of the nine Justices, Thurgood Marshall, has a woman as his clerk (she is Barbara Underwood, the fourth woman to hold such a post). Among the 97 federal appeals court judges, California's Shirley Hufstedler is the only woman All but four of the 402 federal district court judges are men Of the total of about 10,000 judges in all courts throughout the U.S., only some 200 are women.

GOVERNMENT. The figures are much the same for female attorneys...

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