The editors-in-chief of the six student led law journals are Dayna Zolle, Michigan Law Review, Emma Cox, Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Julia Stuebing, Michigan Journal of International Law, Greer Donley and Gina Myers-Schulz, Michigan Journal of Gender and Law, Emily Gilman, Michigan Journal of Race and Law, and Sarah Cork, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review (MTTLR). In addition, Michigan also has two provisional law journals, the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law and the Michigan Journal of Private Equity and Venture Capital Law, whose editors-in-chief are Jamen Tyler and Rachel Shapiro, respectively.
As they might have said in the nineteen-sixties, "Congratulations, girls!" When Sally Katzen was chosen as the editor-in-chief of the Michigan Law Journal in 1966, it was national news. The New York Times ran this story:
Sally Katzen, 23 years old, became the first girl to be elected editor in chief of the 65-year-old Michigan Law Review. The Review is a scholarly journal frequently cited in litigants’ briefs and court decisions, and ranks among the top such publications in the United States. “I’ve been told the job will take about 60 hours a week – but I hope I won’t have to give up my social life,” Miss Katzen, a native of Pittsburgh, said after her election.”Her local paper chimed in:
Local Lawyer Lass to Edit Michigan Law Review Sally Katzen, University of Michigan Law School student, was elected editor-in-chief of the Michigan Law Review for 1966-67, the first girl to be so honored since the scholarly journal began publication here in 1902.Sally Katzen has gone on to a most distinguished legal career and to inspire and entertain untold numbers of women (this blogger among them) with first-hand accounts of sexism and counter-sexism strategies.