Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending January 20, 2012

Ms. JD's 2012 Fellowship Application Period is Open! What are the benefits of Fellowship? Among other things, Fellows are paired with mentors from among the ABA's Margaret Brent Award Winners and Presidential Commission on Women in the Profession Members. Check out this article on mentorship from one of last year's Fellowship pairs, Pat Gillette and Katie Larkin-Wong.

Breaking News: Men from Earth. Women from ...Earth. Thanks for the Reality Check Prof. Williams!

This week AmLaw launched their Women Partner Watch. AmLaw thinks 30% of new partner promotions is a useful benchmark against which to measure firms. We disagree. Strongly.  Especially when you're not distinguishing between equity and non-equity partners.

After 120 years, Hull House is closing its doors.

Sign of bad economic times: for the first time in 17 years the number of part-time lawyers has declined.

Hopefully you saw our special SOPA/PIPA round up on Wednesday.  Forbes has an interesting article on what the blackout really meant in economic terms.

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