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    Year in review: Diversity & inclusion in the legal industry
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: December 11, 2017, 12:23 pm

    Stephanie Russell-Kraft writes, "The legal industry has a diversity problem. In our 2nd annual Diversity and Inclusion Report, Big Law Business reviews the current state of diversity and inclusion in Big Law.

    Our reporting throughout 2017 has shown that the industry may be at a turning point, but t

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    Black female lawyers face the double jeopardy of racial and gender stereotyping
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: December 11, 2017, 11:54 am

    Vivia Chen writes, "As tough as it is for black lawyers to rise to the top in law firms, it’s even tougher for black female attorneys.

    Though black women have outnumbered black men in law schools for about two decades, they constitute only a fraction of the already tiny number of black partners at

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    We need to do the math on sexual harassment at work
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: December 11, 2017, 11:52 am

    Ellen McGirt writes, "The world wakes to another shocking revelation: Matt Lauer has been fired from his job as anchor of NBC’s The Today Show.

    According to reports, NBC News received a detailed complaint alleging inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace on Monday night. Lauer has been associ

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    Shut Out: SCOTUS law clerks still mostly white and male
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: December 11, 2017, 11:51 am

    Tony Mauro writes, "A year as a U.S. Supreme Court law clerk is a priceless ticket to the upper echelons of the legal profession. Former clerks have their pick of top-tier job offers and can command $350,000 hiring bonuses at law firms."

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    The insidious economic impact of sexual harassment
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: December 11, 2017, 11:50 am

    Nilofer Merchant writes, "Up to 85% of women report that they have been sexually harassed at work, according to a 2016 report by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. What happens next is often not captured in numbers, but in the fine-print details of recent media reports. Whether the industr

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