Women Attorneys of El Paso
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Attorney, U.S. Magistrate (El Paso)
Summary of Interview
Discussion of her reasons for attending law school, experiences in law school, career developments, difficulty with residency requirements when taking the Texas Bar Exam, reactions of jurors, judges, and clients to females in law, beginnings of the Women's Bar Association in El Paso, Bar skits, and change in attitudes toward women lawyers and judges.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
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Interview with Janet Ruesch by Pauline Dow, 1984, "Interview no. 742," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.