David Lat writes in Above the Law, "Next year marks the centennial of women’s suffrage in the United States. In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, providing that “[t]he right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States o
Ellen McGirt writes in Fortune, "It was supposed to be different by now. When Ursula Burns quietly shut off the light to her office as Xerox CEO at the end of 2016, her departure also cast a light on a sad statistic: There are currently zero African-American women running Fortune 500 companies. Burn
Nina Totenberg writes in NPR, "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said in an interview Tuesday that she does not favor proposals put forth by some Democratic presidential candidates who have advocated changing the number of Supreme Court justices if the Democrats win the presidency.
Emily Chasan writes in Bloomberg, "The all-male board is officially a thing of the S&P 500’s past. Copart Inc., the last company in the index without a female director, appointed CyrusOne CFO Diane Morefield to its board of directors this week. Earlier this year, Skechers and TripAdvisor Inc also ad
Laila Robbins and Alicia Bannon write for the Brennan Center for Justice, "Amid growing recognition of disparities in America’s justice system, this report highlights a critical but under-scrutinized problem: the lack of racial, ethnic, and gender diversity on state supreme court benches across the