Justice for All: The Legacy of Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson was a trailblazer in many things. She was the first woman justice and the first woman chief justice to serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and she was the longest serving woman justice in United States history, at 43 years. “Justice for All: The Legacy of Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson” features Abrahamson’s groundbreaking career, her impact on the Wisconsin court system, and her place in history through text and personal photos. It highlights causes she championed: women’s rights, civil rights, public understanding of the court system, and the importance of an independent judiciary. It presents these themes through archival photos, video clips, stories, quotations, and a link to a comprehensive interactive website.
Starts: July 18, 2022

Ends: August 31, 2022

Occurs: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time: Mon - Thurs 9 am to 8 pm Fri - Sat 9am to 5pm

Admission: Free

Location: Marathon County Public Library
300 1st St., Wausau, WI 54403

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Contact Person:: Marathon County Public Library

(715) 261-7200

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