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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending July 2, 2009

Brabbit Gets Women Lawyers' Top Honor Are Women in Politics Still Routinely Demeaned in the News Media, or is it All About Sarah Palin? Second Female Managing Partner Takes Helm at Caroll, Burdick & McDonough Orrick Gives the Boot to Lockstep-Associate Model EpsteinBeckerGreen Recognized for Commitment to Diversity Four New York Firms Slide Off A-List Another View: In Praise of Law Firm Layoffs Munger Tolles Tops AmLaw's A-List, Once Again Dykema Named One of Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity  

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending June 26, 2009

The (Happy) Female Breadwinner Female Lawyers Lose Out in Crunch Dem Women in Senate Push for Sotomayor; So Does a Liberal Law Group Work-Life Approach Encourages Women to Come Back On the New Howrey Program: A Chat with Chairman Bob Ruyak Judge Arnette R. Hubbard to Receive High Honor from ABA

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending June 19, 2009

Sotomayor Nomination Focuses Attention on Belizean Grove Women Lawyers of Color Guide 'Sisters, Daughters' to Successful Careers Justice Ginsburg Cheered Over Sotomayor Nomination   Males Judges Advise Women Lawyers to Lose the Distracting 'Ally McBeal' Look Is Sonia Sotomayor Mean? Court Watch: Sotomayor's Dissents -- and Temperament Do Female Attorneys Dress Too Sexy? Sotomayor Says Women's Club Doesn't Discriminate Federal Judges Grouse About Lawyers' Courtroom Attire Illinois Judges to Attorneys: Let's Spiff it Up a Bit, Shall We?

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending June 12, 2009

Martha Minow Chosen as Harvard Law School Dean Sotomayor: In Her Own Words, on Tape The Palin Paradox: Women More Likely to be Elected in Male-Dominated Districts Adams: 'Wise Latina' Line Had a Point, and Not a Racist One A Study in Why Major Law Firms are Shrinking Odd Woman Out Get a Life? Not If You Want to Be One of the Nine Women Dominate Higher Education at Every Degree Level; the Female-Male Degree Gap Grows Sotomayor Says She Was 'Perfect Affirmative Action Baby' Male Barristers in Australia Are Taking the Lion's Share of Government Work in the Nation's…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending June 5, 2009

Munger Tolles & Olson Breaks Ground on Innovative Child Care Center Debate on Whether Female Judges Decide Differently Arises Anew IP Litigator Recognized for Work on Behalf of Women Lawyers Latina Lawyers Defend Sotomayor's 'Wise Latina' Speech Littler Mendelson Tops Ranking for Female Lawyers Sotomayor and that Dangerous Word "Better" Women in Law Firms: Stuck in the Middle Stereotypes on Full Display New Study: Female Lawyers Leave Firms Primarily to Seek Flexible Situations Criminal Defense Attorney Who Advocated for Women Dies in Plane Crash Sotomayor Speech at Center of Court Nomination Back Door to the Top Offering Flex Time Makes…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 29, 2009

Ed. Note: This week's Roundup focuses on the spectrum of media coverage of Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court nomination. The articles highlighted below constitute by no means an exhaustive list of relevant articles. A Brief History of Presidential Spin on Female Court Nominees from O'Connor to Sotomayor Debate Over Who Sotomayor Is a Sensitive One Sotomayor Disclosure Form: Despite Gambling Win, Supreme Court Nominee of Relatively Modest Means A Latina Judge's Voice: Judge Sonia Sotomayor's 2001 Address to the 'Raising the Bar' Symposium at the UC Berkeley School of Law Legal Realism Informs Judge Sotomayor's Views Lawyers Tag Sotomayor as 'Terror…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 22, 2009

Male Judges Advise Women Lawyers to Lose the Distracting 'Ally McBeal' Look Female Lawyers Fight Sexism The Woman's Lawyer: Leadership in Women's Issues Earns Kemp Smith Partner Kudos Supreme Stats: 106 White Males Among 110 Justices Federal Judges Grouse About Lawyers' Courtroom Attire Survey: Even in Bad Economy, Women Lawyers Move in Search of Work-Life Balance Illinois Judges to Attorneys: Let's Spiff it Up a Bit, Shall We? New Jersey Women Lawyers Choose Flexible Workplaces Do Female Attorneys Dress Too Sexy?  

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 15, 2009

New Study: Female Lawyers Leave Firms Primarily to Seek Flexible Situations Judge Hearn Elected Second Woman on Five-Member S.C. Supreme Court Legal Talent at the Crossroads - Women Lawyers in New Jersey Report: N.J.'s Female Lawyers Leave on Advancement Issues California Women Lawyers to Educate and Recreate - June 5 Conference Combines MCLE with Mini-Vacation Why Women Lawyers Leave: A Quest for Flexible Work and Supportive Environments Kaye Hearn is Second Woman on State's Highest Court Jersey Women Lawyers Choose More Flexible Workplaces

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 8, 2009

Barbara Bearnson Named 'Woman Lawyer of the Year' Coalition of Lawyers Fosters Diversity High Court Pick Should Be a Woman Supreme Court Watchers Eye Sonia Sotomayor Is the 'Sisterhood' Over for Women Lawyers? Top Women Lawyers Call for President Obama to Select Woman to Supreme Court New Jersey Women Lawyers Association Honors Sills Cummis & Gross Partner

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 1, 2009

The End of Sisterhood Women and Minorities Seen as Focus for Court Search Local Judge Kaye Hearn Unopposed for High Court Stereotypes, Cancer Couldn't Stop Beverly Baker from Reaching Her Goals Tool Time for Women in the Law Downturn Will Make Firms More Hospitable for Women, Partner Argues

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