Today in Legal History…March 3, 1879
POSTED: Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 2:17pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:58pm
The first woman is licensed before the U.S. Supreme Court. That license allowed Belva Ann Bennett to become the first female attorney to be allowed to argue before the highest court in the land. Lockwood also ran for President of the U.S. in 1884 and 1888.