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Women lawyers in the United States.

Thomas, Dorothy pseud.

Women lawyers in the United States.

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Published by Scarecrow Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women lawyers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Women lawyers -- United States -- Directories.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF299.W6 T46
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 747 p.
      Number of Pages747
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6221586M
      LC Control Number57006625

        Women are Integral to Today’s Workforce. There are million women in the civilian labor force. Almost 47 percent of U.S. workers are women. More than 39 percent of women work in occupations where women make up at least three-quarters of the workforce. Women own close to 10 million businesses, accounting for $ trillion in receipts.


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