From the Second Sex to the Joint Venture: An Overview of Women's Rights and Family Law in the United States Herma Hill Kay

2/10/2012; 85 minutes

Herma Hill Kay is a renowned family law scholar and the Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Professor of Law at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. She joined the Boalt Hall faculty in 1960 after clerking for California Supreme Court Justice Roger Traynor. From 1992 to 2000, she served as dean of the law school. Two years after joining the Boalt Hall faculty, Kay received the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award. She was also the recipient of the Society of American Law Teachers Teaching Award, the 1990 American Bar Foundation Research Award, and the 1992 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers Achievement Award from the American Bar Association. In 1998, the National Law Journal named Kay one of the 50 most influential female lawyers in the country and one of the eight most influential attorneys in Northern California. (#23371)

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