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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending March 12, 2010

Saudia Arabian Women Gain the Right to Practice Law & Form Their Own Law Firms Female Partners: What the Law Firms Are Hiding (Subscription Required) VA AG Recommends Law Schools Eliminate Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation Protections from Anti-Discrimination Policies Women in Management: Delusions of Progress Why Are There So Few Black Women Politicians? Kathleen Sullivan Made a Named Partner Quinn Emanuel Congratulations to Kathryn Bigelow, The First Woman to Win the Academy Award for Best Director. Movie Mom Celebrates with a Collection of Women Directors

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending March 5, 2010

March is Women's History Month. How Are You Celebrating the 30th Anniversary? Congratulations to Lynn Malerba, the New Chief of the Mohegan Tribe of Indians, and the First Woman to be Elected to the Post in over 300 Years! DuPont, Prudential, Microsoft and Others Pledge $30 Million to Minority and Women-Owned Firms Judge Tacha: Making Herstory AmLaw Diversity Scorecard 2010: One Step Back & Additional Analysis Pat Gillette of Orrick, Opt-In, and Avenues to Advancement on Why BigLaw Retention Policies are like Drowning on the Titanic Avenues to Advancement Co-Chair Simone Colgan Dunlap Reflects on her BigLaw firm's Support for…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending February 26, 2010

Congratulations to all those who've completed a state bar exam this week! Only 3 Women Among this Year's 30+ Lateral Academic Hires Call for Papers from "New Voices in Gender Studies" Report Finds Gender Bias in Publication Rates of Student-Edited Journals SCOTUSBlog predicts Kagan Will Replace Stevens and Ginsburg Won't Be Going Anywhere AmLaw Dealmaker of the Week: Faiza Saeed More on NALP's Inaccurate Partnership Numbers Gloria Allred's New Feminism Former NY Court of Appeals Judge Judith Kaye Prevails in Judicial Salary Suit Troubling Debate of Female Dean's Performance-Based Salary Bump

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending February 19, 2010

Kim Tasso to BigLaw: Your Flex-Time Policies Need HELP! Girls' Participation in Sports is a Predictor of Future Professional Achievement (Thank You Title IX) Student Loan Burdens Continue to Increase & Shape Career Decisions What To Do When Your Boss Tells You, "You Dress Too Well"???

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending February 12, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day & Happy President's Day from Everyone at Ms. JD! Recapping the ABA Mid-Year Meeting: Gender & Race Do Make a Difference on the Judiciary Diversity in the Legal Profession: Next Steps GOAL III Report (Diversity within the ABA's Ranks) Costa Rica Elects 1st Woman President ... By a Landslide It Appears AT LEAST 1 Supreme Court Justice May be Retiring. How About Justice Clinton? And While We're At It - How About 3 Women on the Court?!? Strategic Family Planning for Women Attorneys from Margaret Tahyar Salon Takes on the NYT's Debbie Downer View the Undergrad Gender-Gap…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending February 5, 2010

Today is National Girls and Women in Sports Day! One week from the Winter Olympics we're getting excited to see Lindsay Vonn Recapping Nina Totenberg's Interview with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Workplace Advancement Gender Neutral? Men and Women Disagree ABA President Carolyn Lamm on Diversity in the Profession Always Too Feminine or Not Feminine Enough, Never Just Right Working Women Have Happier Marriages and Families After the jump, women in the boardroom, the judiciary, and behind the camera ... Writer in Residence Ursula Furi-Perry in the WSJ Norway Legislates Boardroom Parity From the Center for Women in Government: Women…

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending January 29, 2010

A Leaking Pipeline: Undergraduate "Gender Gap" Favoring Women No Longer Growing Forbes: Family Care the Next Frontier of the Women's Movement - And Those Concerns Got a Mention in This Week's SOTU UT's Center for Women in Law Names Linda Chanow as Executive Director Women Take the Lead in India's Emerging Business and Financial Markets Ms. JD Announces Partnership with Anapata

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending January 22, 2010

California Firms Lead the Nation in Recruiting and Retention of Women and Other Minorities Recapping 2009's Media Coverage of Professional Women From McKinsey: Gender Diversity Policies Still Rare A Longer School Day in German Schools Means More Mothers Can Return to Work WaPo on the Rising Number of Wives Who Out-Earn Their Husbands The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness Barbara Becker & Sarah Jones Named AmLaw DealMakers of the Week From Down Under: Australia Names 2010 The Year of Women in Local Government

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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week Ending January 15, 2010

This week we want to encourage our readers to take time out of their busy juggle and remember those in far more dire circumstances. International coalitions of governments and aid organizations are working hard to save lives in Haiti. Many law firms have joined that effort and we encourage you to do the same. Here are some relief groups: InterAction has a list of agencies responding and how to donate to them. To donate $10 to the American Red Cross, text Haiti to 90999. The amount will be added to your next phone bill. To donate $5 to Wyclef Jean’s…

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Weekly Round-Up: Week Ending January 8, 2010

Women to women: Rainmaking tips A Leaking Pipeline: Minority Law Student Numbers on the Decline Gender Equality & Other Media Myths: A Review of The Economist'sIssue on "Women's Invasion of the Workplace" Shaun Rein for Forbes: Women Aren't Promoted Because They "Aren't Pushy Enough" The Revival. 15 minutes on women in hip hop. WaPo on What Kinds of Women Run for Office and Win? Meet Miriam Siefer, the Woman Who Will Represent Abdulmutallab Quinn Emanuel Announces New Partners - Fails to Promote a Single Woman and Fails to Address It Former Associate Sues Fried Frank, Alleging Harassment and Discrimination The…

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