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American history since 1492
President Hayes signed bill allowing women to practice before the US Supreme Court
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By Liz Davis

\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.

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February 15, 1879

President Hayes signed bill allowing women to practice before US Supreme Court

Thanks to the tireless efforts of Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood, on February 15, 1879, President Rutherford B. Hayes signed into law a bill that allowed women to practice before the US Supreme Court.

http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/womenenc/lockwood.htm

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