1997 : Women Form Majority on Michigan Supreme Court

When:
January 8, 2022 all-day
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With the investiture of Marilyn Kelly, women comprised a majority of Michigan’s 7-justice Supreme Court for the first time in history. The other women justices were Patricia Boyle, Dorothy Comstock-Riley and Elizabeth Weaver.

Swearing-In Ceremony For Justice Marilyn Kelly, Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society.

Ed White, “Forced out by age, Justice Marilyn Kelly retiring from Michigan Supreme Court”, Detroit Free Press, December 31, 2012.

More about Supreme Court Justice Patricia Boyle courtesy of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society and Patricia Boyle courtesy of the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame.

More about Dorothy Comstock Riley courtesy of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society and Dorothy Comstock Riley, courtesy of the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame.

More about Elizabeth Weaver, courtesy of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society and author of Judicial Deceit

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