Jane Bolin | Lady Judge


In 1939, Jane Matilda Bolin became the first African American female judge in the nation’s history. As a judge, serving forty years in the Domestic Relations Court in New York City, Judge Bolin made great strides in protecting the rights of children. In honor of Women’s History Month, we highlight the outstanding career of this noteworthy legal figure.

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Special Thanks:

Sydney A. Pope for her voice portrayal of Judge Jane Bolin.

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