To The Contrary

TTC Extra: Female Justices Interrupted More Often

Clip | 2m 22s

An empirical study revealed that female justices had been interrupted three times more than their male counterparts during oral arguments. Prior research found women are typically interrupted by men at the workplace. Women have made up on average about a quarter of the bench over the last 12 years, the period the study examined. Panel: Avis Jones DeWeever, Anushay Hossain, Anneke Green, Rina Shah

Aired: 04/11/17

Rating: NR

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Funding for TO THE CONTRARY is provided by Sam's Club and the Life Technologies Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Colcom Foundation, the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation, and the Sanofi-Aventis Foundation.