Summer 2016
She may not wear judicial robes, but that doesn’t affect Emily Gaylord Martinez’s ability to mete out justice as a family court referee in Kings County Family...
Spring 2016
When Isadora Ruyter-Harcourt ’16 was growing up in Mongomery, Ala., and later Chicago, her father would come home from his job as a defense lawyer and discuss...
Winter 2016
Since its founding, Barnard has prepared countless graduates for legal careers. By the 1970s and 80s, the ranks of women in the legal field were growing steadily...

Editor Julia Cheiffetz '00 talks about developing the "Notorious RBG" book based on Internet sensation

HarperCollins executive editor Julia Cheiffetz '00 talks about developing the book Notorious RBG about the pioneering feminist Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Faculty member Paula Franzese '80 named on SheKnows list of inspiring educators

Paula Franzese '80, longtime professor of political science, was named by SheKnows media as one of the 20 inspiring women who are transforming the way kids learn.

Book by history faculty Nancy Woloch explores protective laws for women workers

A Class by Herself, a new book by Nancy Woloch, adjunct history professor at Barnard, delves into the history of protective laws for women workers.

Laying Down the Law

Peter Bower's course offers legal lessons in an environmental context. 

Rights, Religion & Secularity

A panel with Tanika Sarkar, Neferti Tadiar, Anupama Rao, and others
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Historians and scholars gather to discuss acclaimed scholar Tanika Sarkar’s latest work, which explores the relations among law, personhood, and Hindu idioms in colonial India.


Science made same-sex families possible, writes President Spar

On, Spar notes the role of assisted reproductive technology in gay marriage debate