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.