The Unstoppable Trailblazer: Judge Shira Scheindlin

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 4:35 PM EST) -- On any given morning, New York Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin can be found walking among the anonymous stream of tourists and shoe-leather commuters taking the scenic route into Manhattan via the Brooklyn Bridge.

Although she ranks among the most influential and, in recent months, most controversial figures in the city’s legal landscape, a typical New Yorker could be forgiven for failing to recognize Judge Scheindlin as she passes by in comfortable shoes and none of the imposing vestments she'll don when she reaches the Pearl...
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