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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending July 2, 2010

Remembering Martin Ginsburg, the "Strong Man" Behind a Great WomanAs the Kagan Confirmation Hearings Progress Her Appearance Still Generates the Most Commentary and All That Fuss is Really About Her GenderGender-Based House-Hunting DealBreakers (Women Care Most About the Home Office) Despite Promising Diversity, a Homogeneous Bloomberg Administration

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending June 25, 2010

2 Months Later and They're Still Quoting from the WILL Academy!The U.S. in Poor Company on Paid Parental LeaveThe NYT on Law School Grade Inflation and Viva Chen on the NYTTips for a Successful Summer ClerkshipMore Dads Seeking Work/Life BalanceNew Protections for Pregnant WomenForbes Top 100 Website for Women

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending June 18, 2010

When Is An Equity Partner Not an Equity Partner?Alleged Age Discrimination at Fried FrankWomen Flex Their Political MuscleFed Up with Celebrating WomenAre We Experiencing Diversity Fatigue Or Growing Restlessness?Still Opting Out Despite the Harvard J.D.Which Generation of Dad's Had is Best?Start the Weekend with Picturing Power & Potential: A Project of Economica, a large-scale juried photography exhibition with over 50 extraordinary and moving works by artists across the globe celebrating women as economic participants and agents of change!

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending June 11, 2010

K&L Gates Fired Every Female Associate with Children? Seriously?The Atlantic on The End of MenATL on Women Having It All (Or Not) & the NYT on Men in Sweden Finding BalanceKamal Harris Wins CA AG Primary - Poised to be the First Woman in the Job

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending June 4, 2010

Congratulations to Rachel Moran, the 8th Dean of UCLA School of Law!ABA President Carolyn Lamm on Work-Life BalanceThe Incredible Story of Lynn Burke: From Convicted Felon to Criminal Defense AttorneySex Discimination Suit Against Citibank: Fired for Her CurvesAkin Gump Memo Predicted Wal-Mart Gender Bias Suit

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 28, 2010

This Week in Kagan Coverage:Why Are Work/Life Balancers Attacking Elena Kagan?Lithwick: Kagan Coverage "Out of Touch" with Young America's ValuesThe Second Husband? The Experiences of Legal Secretaries in a Changing Market (and of course the media focus has been on the cat-fighting angle)Frank Advice from GCs at the 10th Annual Super Conference When Mentoring Goes BadLots to Read about the Novartis Sex Discrimination Judgment this Week:Why was Novartis on Working Mother's "Best 100" List?Could there be a worse defense to accusations of insensitivity to women than demeaning and insulting stereotypes?The Working Mother's Catch-22Kamla Persad-Bissessar elected first female Prime Minister of…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 21, 2010

SDNY Judge Barbara Jones - Who Also Presided Over the WorldCom Criminal Proceedings - Is Assigned Goldman Sach's Civil Fraud CaseGoodwin Liu's Nomination Draws Attention to the Under-Representation of Asian American's on the Federal Judicial (10 out of 875)Kagan as a Representastive of the Generation that Could Not "Have It All"The Pitfalls of Domestic Micro-Managing, i.e. the "I'll Do It Myself" CycleProfessor Elizabeth Warren and Justice Snia Sotomayor Named to the Time 100Kathleen Rice Being Positioned as Cuomo's Successr for NY AGSusan Carney Nominated to 2nd Circuit$250 Million Punitive Damages Against Novartis in Sex Discrimination Suit a Shot Accross the…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 17, 2010

Lillian BeVier, UVA's 1st Female Tenured Professor, RetiresRemembering Rhonda Copelon, Trailblazer who Argued Harris v. McRae and established Filártiga principleThe Top Female Law and Economics Professors (only 2 are American, and none are in "top 20" schools - here's an article talking about why)With many more weeks to come, here's SCOTUSblog's collection of the first week's coverage of Elena Kagan's nomination Male Attorneys More Likely to be Overly Optimistic About Their CasesMCCA's is accepting submissions for the 2011 CLE Expo now through May 20thThe coverage of the WILL Academy Continues!CEO of Yahoo!: Hi I'm Carol Bartz ... Are You an…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending May 7, 2010

The Supreme Court nomination process is heating up. Word is an announcement may come as early as next week. 5 of the 7 candidates on the confirmed short list are women. 2 of the 4 White House interviews we know about have been with women. Some highlights:Obama Likely to Pick a WomanWhy the Next Supreme Court Justice Should be a MomDoes Diversity Matter on the Court? Cleveland State University Law Professor Lolita Buckner Inniss Profiled on FeministingFemale Professor More Likely to Experience Student IncivilityMs. JD Writer in Residence Frank Kimball Kills at the NALP conferenceAlso from NALP: Some Great Tips…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending April 30, 2010

Good Luck to All Our Readers Sitting for Exams This Week!!Reporting from the WILL Academy: Partner Push-Out and the Potential for Change from Women GCsHBR on the Gender Pay Gap (Lifetime Gap = $1.48 million)Massachusetts Associate Justice Nan Duffly, Ms. JD Guest Blogger Judge Nancy Gertner, and Ms. JD speaker Lauren Stiller Rikleen keep the Pressure on NALP2010 Judicial and Academic Hiring Concludes with Extremely Few Women IncludedGender Discrimination Class Action Against Wal-Mart Certified and Moving ForwardJustice Sotomayor and Elizabeth Warren Among the Time 100Financial Advice By Women For WomenThe Day Care Crisis on Capital HillStudent Loans Crisis Looming?

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