MoFo's High Court Maven: Deanne Maynard

Law360, New York (August 26, 2014, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Before making her first oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court, Deanne Maynard decided that, having broken into a world that has always been something of a boys club, she ought to be allowed to wear the clubhouse uniform.

In the solicitor general's office, that meant a traditional gray morning suit for men, with women often wearing "modified" morning suits with skirts. Maynard, however, was determined to wear the pants in her court debut — even if those pants would have to be generously tailored to account for the fact she was eight months pregnant.

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