Professor Ann Bartow commented on the selection of Professor Catharine A. MacKinnon of Michigan Law School, this year’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the American Law Schools’ (AALS) Section on Women in Legal Education. Professor Bartow, an editor and contributor at feministlawprofessors.com, was a peer nominator for the award.
“Pace Law School Prof. Ann Bartow, one of several peer nominators, has long considered MacKinnon to be one of the most influential forces in gender law today.
‘Prof. MacKinnon is an engaging, riveting, generous, and magnetic presence,’ Bartow wrote in her nomination. ‘She has inspired generations of law students, mentoring them with gentleness and sustained energy toward creative and enduring careers in all legal and social pursuits,'” reads a portion of the article.
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