The Kate Stoneman Lectures

The Hon. Judith S. Kaye, then Chief Judge of the State of New York, delivered the inaugural Kate Stoneman keynote address during Albany Law School's first Kate Stoneman Day in 1994. Chief Judge Kaye's lecture is featured in Chapter 2 of the American Bar Association book Pioneering Women Lawyers: From Kate Stoneman to the Present

Read Chief Judge Kaye's Stoneman address.

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Other Kate Stoneman keynote addresses were delivered by Hon. Jeanine F. Pirro '75, M. Catherine Richardson, the Hon. Constance Baker Motley, Judy Clarke, Karen J. Mathis, Martha W. Barnett, the Hon. Mary O. Donohue '83, the Hon. Mary Jo White, Carol E. Dinkins, Herma Hill Kay, Margaret Montoya, Cheryl D. Mills, Arlinda F. Locklear, Nell Minow, Annette Gordon-Reed, Patricia McGowan Wald and, most recently, Patricia J. Williams.


View the webcast of the 2012 Kate Stoneman Day honoree Patricia J. Williams, the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, delivering the keynote speech entitled "Convergence: A Meditation on Justice and Madwomen."

View the webcast of the 2011 Kate Stoneman Day honoree Patricia McGowan Wald's keynote address.

View the webcast of 2010 Kate Stoneman Day honoree Annette Gordon-Reed's keynote address.

Download the podcast of 2009 Kate Stoneman Day honoree Nell Minow's keynote address.

Download the podcast of 2008 Kate Stoneman Day honoree Arlinda F. Locklear's keynote address.

Download the podcast of 2007 Kate Stoneman Day honoree Cheryl D. Mills' keynote address.​