I remembered my own first suit: how I had to spend half my paycheck to buy it, how great I felt in it, and how, ultimately, I was judged by a man in trivial, misogynistic ways.
You Shouldn’t Have to Wear a Suit to Make Them Take You Seriously
Candice Aiston

Candice Aiston, this is terribly shameful of our justice system and entirely backwards to the standards to which law should be upheld.

I was hoping you’d expand on ways to make people take you seriously — though your personal account is valuable in and of itself.

It’s impressive that you worked your way through law school as a single mother and I think you deserve an immense amount of respect just for that.

Have you had more luck with these types of encounters since this incident?