The firm was well known for its support of constitutional rights, civil liberties and radical causes (two of its four partners were current or former Communist Party members); and argued that children should not be considered equally incompetent from birth to attaining legal age, but instead that courts should presume competence except when there is evidence otherwise, on a case-by-case basis.
By then, Rodham was viewed as someone with a bright political future.
On February 27, 1980, Rodham gave birth to her only child, daughter Chelsea.
In November 1980, Bill Clinton was defeated in his bid for re-election.
Democratic political organizer and consultant Betsey Wright had moved from Texas to Washington the previous year to help guide Rodham's career.
She thus followed Clinton to Arkansas, rather than staying in Washington, where career prospects were brighter. In August 1974, Rodham moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas and became one of only two female faculty members in the School of Law at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
; born October 26, 1947) is an American politician who was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, and served as the junior U. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009 and 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013.
The latter continued her argument that children's legal competence depended upon their age and other circumstances and that in serious medical rights cases, judicial intervention was sometimes warranted.An American Bar Association chair later said, "Her articles were important, not because they were radically new but because they helped formulate something that had been inchoate." During her time as chair, funding for the Corporation was expanded from million to 0 million; subsequently, she successfully fought President Ronald Reagan's attempts to reduce the funding and change the nature of the organization.Following her husband's November 1978 election as Governor of Arkansas, Rodham became that state's First Lady in January 1979.Two years after leaving office, Bill Clinton returned to his job as Governor of Arkansas after he won the election of 1982.During her husband's campaign, Hillary began to use the name "Hillary Clinton", or sometimes "Mrs.and she helped canvass Chicago's South Side at age 13 after the very close 1960 U. Rodham attended the 1968 Republican National Convention in Miami.