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Edith House: Lecture Series

Georgia Law's Women Law Students Association plan the annual Edith House Lecture.

2019 Edith House Lecture - Audrey Boone Tillman

Audrey Boone Tillman presented the 37th Annual Edith House Lecture. Tillman serves as executive vice president and general counsel of Aflac Incorporated. Tillman received her bachelor’s from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in political science before completing her J.D. at the University of Georgia School of Law. Tillman joined Aflac in 1996 as a member of Aflac's legal department, and was promoted to her current position in May 2014. Tillman was also recently selected as an award winner from the 2018 Women Worth Watching.

Edith House Lecture Series

Inaugurated in 1983, the Edith House Lecture Series brings outstanding female legal scholars and practitioners to Athens. Edith Elizabeth House, a native of Winder, Ga., was one of the first female graduates of the University of Georgia School of Law. She graduated in 1925 and was co-valedictorian of her class. House enjoyed a distinguished career in public service, which spanned over 30 years.

Speaker Title Date Audio/Video
Audrey Boone Tillman,
Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Aflac Inc.
Rising Through the Ranks: Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable 3/19/2019 Video available
Sally Quillan Yates,
former U.S. Attorney General and Distinguished Lecturer from Government, Georgetown Law
A Conversation with Sally Q. Yates 3/23/2018 Video available
Ketanji Brown Jackson, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Reflections on My Journey as a Mother and a Judge 3/2/17 Video available
Stacey Godfrey Evans, Georgia House of Representatives The Voice of a Woman Lawyer: Why it Matters and How to Use It 4/18/16 Video available
Kelly Caffarelli, former President of The Home Depot Foundation and President of Caffarelli Consulting Long Pants or Short Skirts: Fitting In, Fighting Back or Finding Your Own Way 4/2/2015 Video available
Teresa Wynn Roseborough, The Home Depot, Executive Vice President and General Counsel It's Time to Try Defying Gravity: One Woman's Thoughts on Having It All 4/9/14 Video available
Edith H. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit Why the Constitution Matters and Why Women Should Care 3/20/13 Video available
Leslie M. Turner, Coca-Cola North America General Counsel Winning or Winning with Integrity? A Lawyer's Role in the Corporate World 3/21/12 Video available
Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein, Supreme Court of Georgia Women and the Law: We've Come a Long Way ... Maybe 3/9/11 Video available
Dahlia Lithwick, Slate magazine Wise Women? What Women Bring to the Bench and How to Talk About It Like Gentlemen 5/25/10 Video available
Prof. Felice J. Batlan, Chicago-Kent College of Law Are We Our Mother's Law Students?: Women's Law School Experiences and an Agenda for Action 4/9/09 Video available
Shirley M. Hufstedler, former U.S. Secretary of Education Freedom and Justice for Some: Federal Judicial Review for Guantanamo Bay Prisoners 3/19/08 Video available
Harriet McBryde Johnson, Author and Disability Rights Attorney Disability Rights: A Liberation Movement for All People 3/21/07 No
Prof. Sarah R. Weddington, University of Texas, Austin Some Leaders Are Born Women 3/23/06 Video available
Chief Justice Jean H. Toal, South Carolina Supreme Court Women in the Law 3/24/05 Video available
Prof. Linda H. Krieger, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law Naturalizing Anti-Discrimination Law 2/25/04 Audio available
Kathy Hall-Martinez, Director, International Program of the Center for Reproductive Law Using Legal Strategies to Promote Women's Reproductive Rights: Achievements and Challenges 3/3/03 Audio available
Kelly D. Askin, Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University Securing Justice for Women in the United Nations International War Crimes Tribunals and Beyond 3/26/02 Audio available
Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts, Northwestern University Missing Voices: Black Mothers and the Politics of Child Welfare 2/15/01 Audio available
Judge Susan Oki Mollway, U.S. District Court of Hawaii Getting Confirmed as a Federal Judge 10/6/99 Audio available
Prof. Sarah R. Weddington, University of Texas, Austin Roe v. Wade: 25 Years Later 9/23/98 Audio available
Prof. Anne M. Coughlin, University of Virginia School of Law Sex and Guilt 10/15/97 Audio available
Prof. Martha S. West, University of California, Davis, School of Law What's in it for me? Why Don't White Women Support Affirmative Action 10/24/96 Audio available
Prof. Mary E. Becker, University of Chicago Law School The First Amendment and Sexual Harassment at School and at Work 11/2/95 Audio available
Chief Judge Dorothy T. Beasley, Georgia Court of Appeals Why Are We Here 1/25/95 Audio available
Brooksley Born, Partner, Arnold & Porter, Washinton DC Private Practice/Public Service - Reminiscences About the Women's Rights Movement 3/9/94 Audio available
Prof. Carrie Menkel-Meadow, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law Mainstreaming Feminist Legal Theory and the Production of Legal Knowledge 3/12/93 No
Prof. Patricia J. Williams, University of Wisconsin Law School Banished Bodies 3/13/92 Audio available
Part 1
Part 2
Prof. Mari J. Matsuda, University of Hawaii Schoolof Law Towards a Feminist Theory Interconnecting Subordinations 4/8/91 Audio available
Prof. Patricia A. Cain, University of Texas School of Law A Postmodern Feminist Critique of Equal Protection Doctrine 3/15/90 Video
Prof. Martha Minow, Harvard Law School Diversity: Gender, Religion and Race 3/16/89 Audio available/Video
Prof. R. Lea Brilmayer, Yale Law School International Affairs and the Implausibility of Democracy 4/6/88 Audio available
Antonia H. Chayes, Chairman, ENDISPUTE, Inc. Beyond Negotiation: Alternative Dispute Resolution 3/12/87 Audio - Interview with WUGA only
Prof. Eliane Vogel-Polsky, University Libre De Bruxelles Positive Action within the European Economic Community 9/25/85 Audio available
Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson, Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice and Juror 3/17/85 Audio available
Judge Gladys Kessler, District of Columbia Superior Court The Crisis in Child Support 4/3/84 Audio available
Prof. Nadine Taub, Rutgers School of Law - Newark Redefining the Equality Principle: Formal Equality, Substantive Equality, and Special Treatment for Women 5/3/83 No

Edith E. House

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Portrait by Miss House's sister-in-law Frankie House. Given to the Law School in 1989 by the House family.

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