Buried in a footnote, the brief rebuke nonetheless marked a notable step in abridging gender discrimination in the legal workplace: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit scolded a veteran judge for making sexist comments in his Houston courtroom, calling his remarks “demeaning, inappropriate, and beneath the dignity” of his profession.
"‘We Didn’t Let Girls Do It in the Old Days,’ a Judge Said. ‘Inappropriate,’ a Higher Court Ruled." is from the July 29, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Deanna Paul and narrated by Sam Scholl.