People Roles: Authors

Caroline Fredrickson is President of the American Constitution Society (ACS). During her tenure, Fredrickson has helped grow ACS, which now has lawyer chapters across the country, student chapters in nearly every law school in the United States, and thousands of

Jessica Neuwirth is founder and co-President of the ERA Coalitionand author of Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now. She directs the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program at Hunter College.

Professor Lan Cao is the Betty Hutton Williams Professor of International Economic Law at Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law (JD Yale Law School, BA Mount Holyoke College).

Lenora Lapidus was the Director of the Women’s Rights Project at the American Civil Liberties Union. She litigated gender discrimination cases in courts throughout the country and before international human rights bodies, engaged in public policy advocacy, and spoke on

"Too often, even 28 years after the NYU clinic’s founding, parents and their lawyers are painted as people who are not focused on the child’s safety. This could not be further from the truth. Parents are the people who most

"No, I’m not a plumber. I am a recently retired State Representative from Illinois. My role in the effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (“ERA”) as a state representative, however, is very much akin to that of a plumber."