This article analyzes the life and career of Clara Shortridge Foltz, a California attorney and suffragist of the latter decades of the 19th Century and the early 20th Century who was an early developer of the concept of the public defender, leaving an important legacy in the advancement of women's rights.
"“The New American Woman”: The Legal and Political Career of Clara Shortridge Foltz,"
Bound Away: The Liberty Journal of History: Vol. 3:
2, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/ljh/vol3/iss2/2