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First and foremost, CONGRATS to all of the recent graduates and bar takers on completing the bar exam this week! In case you missed it on our Twitter feed, here's a little post-bar humor that you may enjoy.
Ms. JD's BIG Global Education Fund Cocktail Benefit and Silent Auction is next Friday, August 3rd, in San Francisco. Get your early bird tickets TODAY before the deal expires!
This week's Ms. JD: She Leads leadership article of the week is Marissa Mayer's 9 Principles of Innovation. It's an article the newly-minted CEO of Yahoo wrote when she was VP of Search Products and User Experience at Google. Check it out! In conference news, registration will open shortly so be on the lookout!
In the crazy world of legal ethics and attorney advertising (too soon for those of you who just took the bar?!?), the ABA Journal reports that lawyers need to watch out for those reviews on Google Places?
New lists are out for those of you who tweet and would like to follow a few Law Profs. Interestingly, more profs on twitter are male by about a 1:3 ratio.
A death penalty case you should know about: an OR prisoner argues that the Governor's moratorium on the death penalty should not apply to him.
Next week is the ABA Annual Meeting! Katie Larkin-Wong and Jessie Kornberg will both be in attendance along with many of the Ms. JD Fellows. If you'll be there and want to connect, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if you're a law student attending the annual meeting, be sure to check out Ms. JD Fellow and ABA Law Student Division Vice Chair-Elect Raychelle Tasher's tips for making the most of your experience!
This week the National Law Journal released new numbers on women partners in large firms and the pay gap that continues there. Careerist has a quick summary.
ABA SOGI and the LGBT Bar are looking for people to share their stories of being out in the profession for an upcoming publication.
Are you excited for the Olympics? We are. Don't miss the 8-months-pregnant competitor in the 10 meter shooting competition!
Hillary Clinton on the Gender Data Gap