Jacqueline S. Wright, 1933 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Government Relations Committee, 1997–98

Professional Honors and Awards

  • State, Court & County Law Libraries Special Interest Section Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2000
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2002
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Handbook for Appellate Advocacy in the Arkansas Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. Little Rock: Arkansas Judicial Department, 1980, 1985.
  • Arkansas Supreme Court Manual of Rules and Committees. Little Rock: Arkansas Judicial Department, 1980.
  • “Women of the Law in Arkansas—1918 to 1959,” Arkansas Lawyer 19 (January 1985): 17–20.
  • “The Supreme Court Library: A Source of Pride,” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 47 (1988): 137–49.
  • Law Clerk Handbook: For the Law clerks and Staff of the Arkansas Supreme Court and Arkansas Court of Appeals. Little Rock: Arkansas Judicial Department, 1990.
  • “Shepard’s Pricing Changes Affect Libraries,” CRIV Sheet 18 (February 1996): 11–12 (published in AALL Newsletter 27 (February 1996)).
  • “How to Measure Whether a Document or Book Will Last Another 100 Years,” AALL Newsletter 27 (March 1996): 268–69. “Attorney Ad Litem: A Different Kind of Practice,” Arkansas Lawyer 37 (Fall 2002): 8–11, 44.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • John J. Hasko, “Wright Tapped for Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award,” AALL Spectrum 6 (June 2002): 9.

Professional Positions

  • Director, Arkansas Supreme Court Library, 1979–98

Education

  • B.A., University of Arkansas, 1955
  • J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1973

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • President, Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers, 1981–82
  • Delegate, White House Conference on Libraries, Washington, D.C., 1991
  • Speaker, Fourth Court Technology Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, 1994
  • Editorial Board, The Arkansas Lawyer, Arkansas Bar Association, 1998
  • Board of Directors, Arkansas Supreme Court Historical Society