Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Round-up: Week Ending January 11

Justice Ginsburg Talks About Significance of the Supreme Court in the US Political System

Even Justice Ginsburg experiences "men of a certain age" who "tune [her] out," refusing to "listen to a woman's voice," even if that woman is on the Supreme Court.

Women’s Support for Clinton Rises in Wake of Perceived Sexism

The effect of sexist reactions to and comments about Clinton affects voters.

Carson City Attorney Caren Jenkins to run for district judge

Carson City, Nevada may get its first woman judge.

Men’s verdict: No women judges

Male lawyers in Qatar aruge that "a woman is emotionally and physiologically not geared to fit in the role of a judge since the job demands a balanced disposition."

Legal Negotiation Styles: Feminine Weaknesses, Feminine Strengths

Women undermine themselves when they fail to "develop a persuasive presence."


Bahrain holds a conference to discuss the role women lawyers play in "improving the Arab society."

Biglaw Perk Watch: Hogan & Hartson Announces Enhanced Leave for Childbirth and Adoption

Hogan Hartson "joins the 18 Weeks Club" with their childbirth and adoption paid leave policy.

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