Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
The Georgetown Law Journal is proud to present this special-edition issue commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment’s passage. Protecting women’s rights and voting rights feels especially pressing at present, and it was heartening to see the strides made over the last 100 years through pro-duction of this issue. Yet, as our authors point out, there is much more work to do to achieve the Nineteenth Amendment’s promise. The pieces in this issue address the Nineteenth Amendment as it pertains to women’s rights, the intersectionality of gender and race, marriage equality, and voting rights. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg also shares her thoughts on many of these topics in a transcript of Searching for Equality: The Nineteenth Amendment and Beyond, a conversation between Justice Ginsburg and the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown on Georgetown Law’s campus in February 2020.
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