By Anonymous • June 04, 2009•Politics and Government
Neil A. Lewis discusses the question of how female judges decide cases in his piece Debate on Whether Female Judges Decide Differently Arises Anew:
But the opposing argument was bolstered forcefully in April by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, currently the court’s only woman, in a case involving Savana Redding, a 13-year-old girl who had been strip-searched at school by the authorities on suspicion of hiding some ibuprofen pills that may be bought over-the-counter.
The rest of the article is here.
Further reading on the topic:
Sally J. Kenney, Thinking about gender and juding
Christina L. Boyd, Lee Epstein, and Andrew D. Martin, Untangling the Casual Effects of Sex on Judging