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The Justices had 5 votes to overturn 'Roe' in 1992. Why that didn't happen.
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: May 17, 2019, 11:58 am
Marcia Coyle writes in The National Law Journal, "In 1992, anti-abortion groups thought they had a winning case in defense of a restrictive Pennsylvania state law. There appeared to be five votes on the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule the landmark decision Roe v. Wade, but that did not happen. As Ala
Third of female lawyers have been sexually harassed, report finds
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: May 17, 2019, 11:54 am
Kaye Wiggins writes in Bloomberg, "One in three female attorneys has been sexually harassed at work, and half have been bullied, according to a global survey that brings law firms into a #MeToo movement that started in Hollywood and has engulfed much of the corporate world.
The International Bar A
TripAdvisor introduces new safety filters after sexual assault concerns
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: May 17, 2019, 11:47 am
Rossalyn Warren writes in The Guardian, "The travel website TripAdvisor has introduced a new review feature to provide travellers with access to safety information about the businesses it promotes, the company has announced.
TripAdvisor, which has 456 million visitors a month, allows users to searc
Women are now in charge of NASA's science missions
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: May 17, 2019, 11:45 am
Mark Kaufman writes in Mashable, "When the next car-sized rover lands on Mars in 2020, the ultimate head of this extraterrestrial endeavor will be physicist Lori Glaze. She's leads NASA's Planetary Science Division. And she's not alone. For the first time in history, three of NASA's four science div
Harvard’s first Black faculty deans let go amid uproar over Harvey Weinstein defense
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: May 17, 2019, 11:43 am
Kate Taylor writes in The New York Times, "Harvard said on Saturday that a law professor who has represented Harvey Weinstein would not continue as faculty dean of an undergraduate house after his term ends on June 30, bowing to months of pressure from students. The professor, Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.