President Obama announced on Saturday that he would nominate Loretta E. Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, to be the next attorney general, paving the way for the first African-American woman to hold the job.
At a ceremony at the White House, Mr. Obama called Ms. Lynch a highly qualifie
Alarmed by persistent evidence that women still are failing to enter the leadership ranks of the nation's largest law firms in adequate numbers, the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession has launched a project to teach female lawyers about some things they surely never studied in law school—grit
For the first time in history, 100 women will serve in Congress together with the swearing in of Representative Alma Adams of North Carolina. The 114th Congress, which will be seated in January, will also reach a new peak for women on Capitol Hill. There will be at least 101 women in Congress and as