Janice Law

Janice Law

Janice Law founded the American Women Writers National Museum to showcase America's top-tier women writers both historical and contemporary. Law is a retired Texas criminal court judge, a 14-year print journalist, a newspaper travel columnist and the author of six books, including 2015’s American Evita: Lurleen Wallace. She has served as a state and federal prosecutor and a staff attorney to federal judges and has done nine years of indigent criminal defense. She still sits occasionally as a visiting judge in Texas.


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