Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending August 1, 2014

The recent Supreme Court term brought Justice Ginsburg much deserved fanfare from women nationwide.  So, what happens when you invite one of the most beloved Supreme Court Justices to your wedding?  Take a look at how Justice Ginsburg responded to Staci Zaretsky's wedding invitation--and prepare to be impressed!

Countless scholars have assessed communication differences between men and women.  The Economist delves into the term "Mansplaining," and describes how we can make sure we don't get lost in translation!

Adding women to high-level leadership posts isn't just good for recruiting and public relations--it brings in money!  Companies with women in charge saw returns that beat the stock market, and there's data to prove it.  Check out how women are adding real value to corporations nationwide!

Here's some advice for all of the rising 2Ls preparing for interviews!  The Careerist explains how to land an interview...without driving the law firm crazy!

Finally, Ms. JD has offered extensive coverage and discussion about the gender wage gap, both within and outside of the legal profession.  In a recent paper published by Diversity and the Bar, researchers explain that mid-career female lawyers earn approximately 80% of what their male counterparts make.  The salary disparity begins early in a woman's career and widens as her career progresses.  Take a look at these alarming findings.

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