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    Confirmation in turmoil, Kavanaugh and his accuser will testify at public hearing
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 18, 2018, 7:20 am

    Marcia Coyle writes, “Nearly three decades after the nation sat mesmerized by televised hearings into sexual harassment allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, a Senate committee publicly will delve into the sexual assault accusation against high court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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    States have millions of dollars to help victims of crime, but seven ban aid for people with criminal records. A close look at two states shows how this hurts black families the most.
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 17, 2018, 11:07 am

    Alysia Santo writes, “After his father was murdered in Sarasota, Florida, in 2015, Anthony "Amp" Campbell was in shock. Not only had he lost his role model and supporter, he also worried about coming up with $10,000 to pay for the funeral and burial.

    Campbell, an Alabama State University football c

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    Federal judicial misconduct rules could get a significant makeover
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 14, 2018, 8:56 am

    Tony Mauro writes, “Responding to continued #MeToo scrutiny of the federal judiciary, the Judicial Conference on Thursday proposed significant changes in its code of conduct and rules to make it easier for employees to file complaints, and harder for perpetrators to escape punishment.

    “A judge has

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    CEO turnover reached an all-time high in August
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 13, 2018, 3:28 pm

    Emma Hinchliffe writes, “Turnover among U.S. CEOs is at an all-time high—and more women are stepping in to take the reins.

    In August, 154 CEOs left their roles, according to a report by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas. The report tracks CEO

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    Bye bye, big law: Greenberg Traurig co-president Hilarie Bass is stepping down to start a nonprofit
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 13, 2018, 3:25 pm

    Zach Schlein writes, “After a one-firm career that spanned more than 30 years, Hilarie Bass, the Miami-based co-president of Greenberg Traurig, will be stepping down in December.

    Bass, who concluded a one-year term as president of the American Bar Association in August, is vacating her position to

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    How companies can ensure maternity leave doesn’t hurt women’s career
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 13, 2018, 3:22 pm

    David Collings, Yseult Freeney, Lisa van der Werff writes, “Imagine that a temporary absence from your workplace could lead to 10 years of sustained high performance being forgotten. Imagine that your relationship with senior partners at your firm, with whom you had previously worked closely, signif

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    Eataly now offers paid parental leave to every employee
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 13, 2018, 3:19 pm

    Elizabeth Segran writes, “Eataly, the food court and marketplace known for its assortment of Italian delicacies, just made life a whole lot easier for its workers.

    All of its nearly 3,000 employees in the United States now have access to paid parental leave, as long as they have worked at the compa

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    As Leslie Moonves negotiates his exit from CBS, six women raise new assault and harassment claims
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 13, 2018, 3:17 pm

    Ronan Farrow writes, “Members of the board of the CBS Corporation are negotiating with the company’s chairman and C.E.O., Leslie Moonves, about his departure. Sources familiar with the board’s activities said the discussions about Moonves stepping down began several weeks ago, after an article publi

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    #MeToo, pay inequity renew calls for ratification of the ERA
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 13, 2018, 3:13 pm

    Thomas H. Prol writes, “August 26 marked the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which granted women the right to vote. Against that backdrop, and with the rise of the #MeToo sexual harassment and assault movement and heightened scrutiny of pay inequit

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    Race and gender bias is rampant in law, says new report that also offers tools to fight it
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 13, 2018, 3:09 pm

    Liane Jackson writes, “A new report details the endemic bias women and minority lawyers continue to face compared to their white male counterparts, but it also offers some tools to disrupt the status quo.

    “You Can’t Change What You Can’t See: Interrupting Racial & Gender Bias in the Legal Professio

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