updated Wed. November 22, 2023
March 15, 2016
Some people are writing about Justice Sotomayor and Justice Kagan and saying to rise to the top of the tree in the legal profession, you have to forgo a family. Where are these people? What about Justice O'Connor? She had three sons. I have two children. Pat Wald was with me on the DC Circuit and hadÃâÃÂ ...
October 16, 2015
Just before Judge Pat Wald gave the keynote, we snapped her with Jamie Gorelick and Marcia Greenberger. Judge Wald came to DC in '52 fresh from a clerkship on the 2nd Circuit (where she'd been the only woman). She spoke about how women in the legal industry at that time learned to build their ownÃâÃÂ ...
Jewish Daily Forward
March 15, 2015
Pat Wald was with me on the DC Circuit and had five children.” 36) After attending the annual Red Mass held at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle with four other justices, she decided not to return because of the anti-abortion message being preached in the sermon. “Even the Scalias — although they're very much ofÃâÃÂ ...
February 5, 2015
"The majority, the vast majority of women in federal prisons are not violent offenders," says retired federal appeals court Judge Pat Wald. Wald says research demonstrates that incarcerated women need time with family members and friends, and special programs to help them get ready to leave prison.
New York Times
February 10, 2014
“I had the good fortune to be offered a clerkship by several of Justice Ginsburg's colleagues: Abner Mikva, whom I eventually clerked for, Harry Edwards and Pat Wald,” Justice Kagan said. “The only one of President Carter's nominees to the D.C. Circuit who thought me not quite good enough was JudgeÃâÃÂ ...