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Without precedent : the life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Author: Anna R Hayes
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The first woman judge in the state of North Carolina and the first woman in the United States to be elected chief justice of a state supreme court, Susie Marshall Sharp (1907-1996) broke new ground for women in the legal profession. When she retired in 1979, she left a legacy burnished by her tireless pursuit of lucidity in the law, honesty in judges, and humane conditions in prisons.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
collective biographies
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hayes, Anna R.
Without precedent.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008008442
(OCoLC)212410101
Named Person: Susie Sharp; Susie Sharp; Susie Sharp
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna R Hayes
ISBN: 9780807887813 0807887811 9781469605807 1469605805
OCLC Number: 503050744
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 559 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Family --
Formative years --
University of North Carolina School of Law --
False start --
Sharp & Sharp --
Politics and public life --
Appointment to Superior Court --
Judge Sharp, presiding --
Ambition --
Theory and practice --
The road to the Supreme Court --
Taking the veil --
Opinions --
Federal job proposals --
Out of court --
Chief justice election --
Chief justice --
Equal rights amendment --
Stepping off the stage.
Responsibility: Anna R. Hayes.
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