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    Why Wall Street hasn't had its #metoo moment yet
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: January 15, 2018, 6:54 pm

    Max Abelson writes, "Three women who’ve had long careers in banking sat down for lunch together in Manhattan on the first Wednesday of the year. It didn’t take long before they asked one another the question: Why hasn’t the Harvey Weinstein effect hit finance?

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    New dean will be only woman of color to lead top 30 law school
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: January 15, 2018, 6:53 pm

    Staci Zaretsky writes, "When Erwin Chemerinsky, the founding dean of UC Irvine School of Law, left the school this past summer for more highly ranked pastures, L. Song Richardson was appointed as interim dean. She’d been a professor at the school for three years, and Chemerinsky sang her praises, sa

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    Justices won't review challenges to Mississippi's anti-gay law
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: January 15, 2018, 6:50 pm

    Marcia Coyle writes, "The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a Mississippi law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country."

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    Women say a rigged system allows Wall Street to hide its sexual-harassment problem
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: January 15, 2018, 6:49 pm

    William D. Cohan writes, "In 1996, twenty-three female brokers sued Smith Barney for sexual harassment and pay discrimination in what became known as the “Boom-Boom Room” case. Nearly two thousand women nationwide joined the lawsuit after it was granted class-action status and, in the end, Smith Bar

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    James Damore sues Google for discrimination against white men
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: January 15, 2018, 6:47 pm

    Aric Jenkins writes, "The writer of an infamous memo that circulated around Google and sparked a debate over the company’s gender and diversity efforts has sued his former employer with allegations that Google discriminates against white men.

    James Damore, who was fired in August after circulating

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