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AHA member Anya Jabour (Univ. of Montana) published “‘A Kentucky Portia’: The Legal Career and Legislative Legacy of Sophonisba Breckinridge, Kentucky’s First Woman Lawyer” in Ohio Valley History’s Fall 2021 issue. Jabour’s article discusses Breckinridge’s “lengthy struggle to achieve her legal ambitions, her brief and troubled legal career, and her lasting legislative legacy,” including how her pursuits were “profoundly shaped” by gender.