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NAWL Announces New Executive Director
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Sarretta McDonough | Released: June 11, 2019, 3:10 pm
It is with great pleasure that I announce Karen Richardson as the new Executive Director of the National Association of Women Lawyers.
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Seven tips for female lawyers from women who made it to the top
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: June 10, 2019, 11:01 am
Hannah Roberts writes in LegalWeek, "The progression of female lawyers through the ranks remains a hot topic among law firms, with the vast majority of top U.K. firms still lagging behind on gender balance within their partnerships.
But some women have made it to the top of their firms. What advice
The ‘Undesirable Militants’ behind the Nineteenth Amendment
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: June 10, 2019, 10:58 am
Adrienne Lafrance writes in The Atlantic, "Some mornings, President Woodrow Wilson would shut his eyes as he rode past the women who had assembled once again outside the White House. Occasionally he tipped his hat to them. He didn’t want a confrontation, but by the spring of 1917 it was clear that t
Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide'
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: June 10, 2019, 10:54 am
Steve Scherer writes in Reuters, "The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday.
The 1,200-page report, which resulted from an inquir
Justices just made It harder for employers to dismiss job bias lawsuits
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: June 10, 2019, 10:50 am
Marcia Coyle writes in The National Law Journal, "Employers lost one legal pathway to eliminating job bias suits in federal court in a unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.
The high court, led by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ruled that the requirement that a worker first file a di