Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending May 15, 2015

Ms. JD sponsor Munger, Tolles & Olson is taking a new approach to increasing diversity in the legal profession. Their fellowship program targets people of diverse socio-economic, racial and gender backgrounds and provides them with the tools they need to apply to and succeed in law school.

Sadly, the first comprehensive survey of Native American lawyers found that Native American lawyers often feel invisible in the workplace with diversity programs that have proven successful for other minority groups leaving Native Americans behind.

Are you faking an 80-hour work week? With Millennial parents working more, not less, after they have kids, solutions to balancing work and family life are key. A recent study of lawyers found those with the lowest pay report more happiness: are high pay and happiness incompatible?

The law school application process takes up a lot of time and brain power. One way to better craft your application to your chosen school is to ask questions now, at the start of the process, of law school staff and alumni. The Class of 2010 is still recovering from the graduating during the worst of the economic downturn.

Feeling guilty for hitting the snooze button? Here's 11 schience-backed reasons to celebrate being a night owl.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor described the deep respect all the Justices have for their job in a recent talk to new lawyers in New York. Rumor has it that Natalie Portman will play Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a film following her career-long fight for equal rights.

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