With all the cyber-discussion of reprints v. electronic emails, etc., I have to report that I read one recent reprint cover to cover. Maggie Sachs sent me a copy of her latest paper, Women in Corporate Law Teaching: A Tale of Two Generations, 65 Md. L. Rev. 665 (2006). The article spotlights Margaret Harris Amsler, “the third woman in the United States to hold a tenure-track position on a law school faculty” and the first to teach corporations. Amsler began teaching at Baylor Law School in 1941, when women did not sit on juries in Texas and African-Americans were not admitted to any Texas law school. According to this history, Amsler was very active in the drafting of the Texas Business Corporation Act and almost single-handedly responsible for the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act and the Texas Married Women’s Act.
Cross-posted from The Conglomerate.