h/t Kristina Mansveld
Assuming this government isn’t going to get around to appointing a woman for some time (“be patient”, “there aren’t as many female candidates”, et boring cetera), here’s another factor we could consider, as illustrated in a study by profs from Rochester & Harvard:
See also the issue of Justice Blackmun of SCOTUS, his daughter, and Roe: here.
Slightly heartwarming, in a way. Although it does raise some VERY pointed questions about race based cases, doesn’t it? To be fair, at the end of the NYT article, the author suggests other new experiences which might affect our view of the world.
I couldn’t quite tell, from the article, whether the effect was as pronounced for women as for men, so I’m interested in that as well. I should get the study, which is here.