The Ninth Judicial Circuit
Historical Society (NJCHS)

preserves and educates about the vibrant legal history of the West,
and about the vital importance of an independent judiciary.

2021
at the NJCHS

Oral History Spotlight

Judge Susan Oki Mollway

On September 16, 2022, the NJCHS hosted a conversation between Judges Susan Mollway, Leslie Kobayashi, and Jill Otake about Judge Mollway’s book, The First Fifteen: How Asian American Women Became Federal Judges. The three judges discuss their experiences being among the first fifteen and why representation matters.

Click the link below to watch their conversation.