NAWL GCI 10 Planning Committee member Stacey Werner Shapiro writes, "Lawyers are trained for many things, to represent clients in court, provide advice on legal matters and work hard to protect their clients’ interests. Most law schools, however, do not prepare lawyers to lead. Yet to succeed as i
The Miami-Dade chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers recently reached out to Steve Burkel, CEO of NBC Universal, to urge the network to pull "Bad Judge," a new primetime television show, due to it's depiction of a female judge. Read more>>
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Ed Silverstein writes, "Another study is once again illustrating the continuing concern about the pay disparity between women and men in the legal field. This most recent survey, released by Monster and the WageIndicator Foundation, shows that in the U.S. legal sector females earn 28.5 percent less
Laura Smith-Spark writes, "The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people's rights, including the right to education. Thorbjorn Jagland, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel