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216 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197608579

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The Best Beloved Thing is Justice

The Life of Dorothy Wright Nelson

Lisa Kloppenberg

  • Discusses the career of prominent federal judge Judge Dorothy Wright Nelson, one of the first female law professors and deans
  • Features a look at how the Bahá'í faith animated Dorothy Nelson's life and professional work in legal education for nearly three decades focused on making court systems more just and humane
  • Incudes extensive interviews with judges, professors, and legal leaders offering first-hand accounts and multiple perspectives on the work of Judge Nelson and how she was an extraordinary trailblazer in a traditional, male-dominated profession

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