Thursday, Doug talks to Christine Durham, who has just retired after 35 years as Utah’s first female Supreme Court justice. But Durham has also been called the person who has done more for Utah’s judicial branch than anyone else - man or woman.
Thursday, Christine Durham is our guest. She’s just retired from the Utah Supreme Court after nearly 40 years on the bench. Durham has been a trailblazer as the first woman to serve on the court, with 10 years as Chief Justice. But it’s not just women that have felt her impact. Utah Chief Justice Matthew Durrant recently said that no one - man or woman - has done more for Utah’s judicial branch. We’ll talk about Justice Durham’s life and the experiences that gave her perspective as a judge.
- Utah Bar Journal dedicated its Nov/Dec 2017 issue to the life and work of Justice Christine Durham.
- American Bar Association has a 5 part oral history with Justice Durham as part of their Women Trailblazers in the Law project.
- Listen to KUER Julia Ritchey's conversation with Justice Christine Durham.