ABA and Brennan Center release new manual on judicial diversity
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: August 14, 2017, 9:45 am
From the American Bar Association, "The American Bar Association Judicial Division and the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law today released Building a Diverse Bench: Selecting Federal Magistrate and Bankruptcy Judges, a manual that provides guidance on how courts ca
Read the YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki's response to the controversial Google anti-diversity memo
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: August 14, 2017, 9:43 am
Susan Wojcicki writes, "Yesterday, after reading the news, my daughter asked me a question. 'Mom, is it true that there are biological reasons why there are fewer women in tech and leadership?'
That question, whether it’s been asked outright, whispered quietly, or simply lingered in the back of som
It's time to change the conversation about 'token' judicial appointments
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: August 14, 2017, 9:41 am
Courtney R. Chavez writes, "Dear Judge Richard Posner:
Recently, you sat for an interview with Professor Luigi Zingales at the University of Chicago — which the Chicago Tribune reported on — that is causing concern for many lawyers. Specifically, on the subject of judicial appointments, you said:
Charlottesville victim's mother: I want her death to be 'a rallying cry for justice'
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: August 14, 2017, 9:39 am
Jennifer Calfas writes, "The mother of the woman who was killed while protesting a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. this weekend said her daughter was a passionate activist who wished to bring an end to injustice.
Heather Heyer's mother, Susan Bro, said her daughter's tragic
Clarks withdraws girls' school shoe after accusations of sexism
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: August 14, 2017, 9:36 am
Maev Kennedy writes, "Clarks are withdrawing a school shoe for girls called 'Dolly Babe' after it provoked accusations of sexism, especially as the equivalent version for boys is called 'Leader.' Both shoes are made from black leather, but the Dolly Babe has the added cloying detail of a pink insole