Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending January 4, 2013

Happy New Year! We tend to shy away from fashion advice here at Ms. JD, but we would be remiss not to mention all the great holiday sales still going on for women's business attire!

Now for the good news: from Warren Buffett, Why Women Will Save the U.S. Economy

AmLaw Reports on the Depressingly Low Numbers of Women in Law Firm Management (subscription required)

As these problems persist, one thing is clear: tiered partnership structures discourage the advancement and promotion of women in to law firm leadership. (More on this from Vivia Chen, with subscription)

For the first time since 1994, Congress declined to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act

And in legal ethics news, California offers an opinion on whether your Facebook and Twitter posts may violate attorney advertising rules.  All we can say is proceed with posting about work at your own risk! (That's probably a good rule of thumb anyway!) 

Jezebel asks, "Why can't breastfeeding get the same medical attention as erectile dysfunction?"

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