Edith Windsor, whose same-sex marriage fight led to landmark ruling, dies at 88
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: September 15, 2017, 10:23 am
Robert D. McFadden writes, "Edith Windsor, the gay-rights activist whose landmark case led the Supreme Court to grant same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time and rights to a host of federal benefits that until then only married heterosexuals had enjoyed, died on Tuesday in Ma
DNA evidence from a female Viking warrior’s grave shows bias is in the eye of the beholder
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: September 15, 2017, 10:16 am
Ephrat Livni writes, "Academics construct narratives about the past using fragments and artifacts. Sometimes they also fill in the gaps on their discoveries, making assumptions that reveal more about contemporary thinking than they do about history.
Take for example a recent revelation by researche
Do women avoid salary negotiations? Evidence from a large scale natural field experiment
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: September 15, 2017, 10:14 am
Andrea Leibbrandt and John A. List write, "One explanation advanced for the persistent gender pay differences in labor markets is that women avoid salary negotiations. By using a natural field experiment that randomizes nearly 2,500 job-seekers into jobs that vary important details of the labor cont
Accenture CEO: Who have you helped today?
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: September 15, 2017, 10:06 am
Ellen McGirt writes, "As much of the world struggles to deal with the effects of climate change, extreme weather and natural disaster, Accenture CEO Julie Sweet offers a timely reminder that every day is an opportunity to help.
In her turn as an Include U instructor — our 30-day challenge on inclus
Gender analytics: using litigation data to evaluate law firm diversity
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: September 11, 2017, 10:17 am
Michael Sander, Tara Klamrowski, and Rachel Sander write, "More women are entering the legal profession than ever —women now make up about half of all law students and 36% of all licensed attorneys— but these ratios are not reflected at the highest levels of firm positions. Judges anecdotally report