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Professor Renee Knake

May 08, 2020 Houston Law Review Season 2 Episode 1
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Professor Renee Knake
Show Notes

In this episode, Professor Renee Knake speaks by phone with Podcast Editors, Adri Langemeier and Robert Cunningham, to discuss her forthcoming book, Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court, which is available May 12th on Amazon.

Shortlisted tells the incredible stories of nine women appearing on Presidential shortlists prior to Sandra Day O’Connor’s nomination. We discuss the research that went into writing the book, as well as some of the findings. Finally, Professor Knake talks with us about how we can overcome the challenges still faced by women in the legal field today.

Professor Knake is a law professor and an award-winning author whose work has been featured in BuzzFeed, CNN, National Public Radio, Slate, the Wall Street Journal, and other media. She holds the Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law Center where she teaches ethics, constitutional law, and a writing seminar on gender, power, law, and leadership.

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