Media & Publications


"From Kate Stoneman to Kate Stoneman Chair, Katheryn D. Katz: Feminist Waves and the First Domestic Violence Course at a United States Law School"

Read the 2014 Albany Law Review article written by Professor Melissa Breger and Professor Mary Lynch

"These Exalted Acres: Unlocking the Secrets of Albany Rural Cemetery"

Published by the Albany Times Union in 2013, the book These Exalted Acres features Kate Stoneman among many other historic individuals.

Professor Katz discusses Kate Stoneman Day on WAMC's Roundtable

On March 21, 2007, Katheryn D. Katz, then Albany Law's Kate Stoneman Chair in Law and Democracy, was invited to discuss the legacy of Kate Stoneman on WAMC's The Roundtable.

Professor Katz talked about the difficulties Kate─the first female graduate of Albany Law School and the first woman to pass the New York state bar exam─faced as a woman who wanted to be a lawyer in the 1800s. As a result of her tenacity, her campaign to amend the Code of Civil Procedure to permit the admission of qualified applicants without regard to sex or race proved successful.

PBS Station features Albany Law's Kate Stoneman

On March 30, 2006, Kate Stoneman─the first woman admitted to the New York State Bar in 1886 and Albany Law School's first female graduate in 1898─was featured on WMHT-TV's InSight.

"A Women Who Wouldn't Take No For An Answer"

Read an article about Kate Stoneman from the sping 1992 issue of Albany Law School magazine:KateStonemanArticle.pdfKateStonemanArticle.pdf.