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"In 1878, the United States Supreme Court denied lawyer Belva

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"In 1878, the United States Supreme Court denied lawyer Belva Lockwood the right to argue cases before the Court stating there was 'no English precedent' for admitting women lawyers to the Bar. The Court required that 'special legislation' be enacted before women would be permitted to act as lawyers in the courtroom.

"To remove this barrier, Lockwood herself drafted the necessary legislation and successfully argued for its passage before the House Judiciary Committee. The bill became law in February of 1879, and the very next month Lockwood became the first woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court. This groundbreaking achievement was only one in a distinguished career; in 1884, Lockwood also became the first woman to appear on a presidential ballot."

Base your answer solely on the contents of this passage.

Lockwood was the first woman in the United States to do which of the following?

Choose 2 answers

A. Draft a bill for passage by the House Judiciary Committee.
B. Argue a case before the Supreme Court.
C. Cast a vote in a presidential election.
D. Serve on the House Judiciary Committee.
E. Run in a presidential election.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Jane T (LLC) replied 4 years ago.

Jane T (LLC) :

Hi, the answers are B and E


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