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Thursday, July 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Film about women leaving the profession airs nationwide »
Millions of people across the country will soon better understand the struggles that women lawyers face every day to succe...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hispanic bar pushes for inclusion and diversity in the legal profession [Op-ed] »
Given the many critical functions that lawyers play in our democratic society, the legal profession is one of the most inf...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
726 women carve a legacy at the Supreme Court lectern »
While clerking for Justice Harry Blackmun in the October 1986-87 term, Covington & Burling's Beth Brinkmann recalls se...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After 130 years, Harvard Law Review elects a black woman president »
It has been 27 years since the first black man… Barack Obama, was elected president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review....
Wednesday, March 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in the legal profession still must face these four obstacles »
Inequality and a lack of access to partnership is a continuing problem for many in the profession. Read more at lawfuel .
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Few Asian-Americans hold top legal jobs, study says »
A new study ... finds Asian Americans are well-represented among the nation’s attorneys, but still missing from leadership...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women and minorities make slow progress in filling law firm ranks »
Women and minorities continued to make small, slow gains in their numbers at major American law firms last year… Read mor...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
#BlackLawyersMatter inspires movement to increase representation in law »
When third-year law student Micah Green came across the hashtag #BlackLawyersMatter … he quickly realized it was more than...
Friday, December 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
For the first time, women make up the majority of law students »
For the first time, women make up a majority of law students, holding just over 50 percent of the seats at accredited law...
Friday, December 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thirty-six law firms pilot ideas to resolve gender divide »
Thirty six law firms have signed on to implement and pilot ideas generated by the Women In Law Hackathon. Read more at Bl...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The conundrum: more law degrees for women but fewer good jobs »
Women currently occupy nearly half of all the seats in American law schools, gaining credentials for a professional career...
Thursday, November 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women law students say pay disparity is a systemic problem »
Natalie Vernon has spent the past year drawing attention to gender inequality in all corners of the legal profession… Read...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study shows leading New York law firms lag in including women and minorities »
Large New York City law firms…have made scant progress on including women and minorities in their ranks… Read more in The...
Friday, November 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New survey reveals a 44% pay divide for female and male law partners »
At big American law firms, there is a 44 percent difference in pay between female partners and their male colleagues… Rea...
Monday, October 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where are all the gay judges? »
It's no secret that justice in the United States is not as blind to power and identity as we'd like it to be. Our justice...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Informed by what I am’: Judges talk faith, duty and the law »
Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama has boosted diversity on the federal bench with his judicial picks. Rea...
Thursday, September 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Ginsburg tells of women’s struggle for equality »
It was like a rock concert for attorneys and judges, with an enthusiastic standing ovation... Read more in the Albuquerqu...