CAN WOMEN BECOME LAWYERS? For or Against – Two confreres clash. Their arguments date back to 1930s France ‘Against‘ is arrogant and demeaning of women. Takes a swipe at Magistrates/Judges too. “For” is a general response in favour of women as lawyers, perhaps deficient in not replying more specifically, point by point, to the arguments… Read More Arguments For and Against Women Becoming Lawyers . . . 1930s
Many lawyers have left the law for another career and/or gained fame as something other than being a lawyer. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826 Paris) did some of that. While he didn’t leave the law and ultimately became a judge of the Court of Cassation appointed for life by Napolean Bonoparte under the new post-Revolution rules, he became… Read More A Lawyer Who Changed Hats: The Father of Gastronomy or the Story of a Judge and his Stomach.