Category Archives: In Memory

In Memory of John Timoney

The Women’s Law Project would like to express condolences to the family and friends of former Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney, and to lift his legacy by highlighting his vital role in reforming police response to victims of sexual assault … Continue reading

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In Memory of Deborah Pollack Maliver

The Women’s Law Project mourns the untimely loss of Deborah Pollack Maliver, a Pittsburgh lawyer who was a strong feminist and steadfast supporter of the Women’s Law Project. Debbie was both a skilled physician and a brilliant attorney. In 1978, … Continue reading

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Women’s Law Project Mourns the Loss of Elsie Hilliard Hillman

Elsie Hillman—prominent political leader, pro-choice activist, philanthropist, Pittsburgh icon, and self-described “housewife”—was not your typical feminist. Elsie moved in the highest ranks of the Republican party, nationally and in Pennsylvania, and she was passionately, unshakably devoted to reproductive rights. That … Continue reading

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