Northwestern University School of Law’s Two Year Work Requirement and its Possible Effects on Women: Another Tile in the Glass C

Kathleen Kunkle Gilbert

In April of 2001, when the governor of Massachusetts, Paul Celucci, accepted an ambassadorship to Canada, Jane Swift began to make history. When Celucci went to Canada, Swift, then lieutenant governor, took over the governorship reins. In becoming acting governor, Swift became the first female governor of Massachusetts and the youngest governor in the nation, at age thirty-six. Swift also became the first pregnant governor in our nation

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