Articles in ‘Clara Foltz’

Barbara Babcock and Clara Foltz: First Women

May 31, 2011 | Issue 84

Barbara Babcock feels very close to Clara Foltz, though the two have never met. Foltz was famous in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century as a jury lawyer, public intellectual, leader of the women’s movement, inventor of the role of public defender, and legal reformer. But her story was [...]