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71 Law Firms (Including Dewey) Receive Perfect Scores for LGBT Policies

Nov 15, 2012, 12:15 pm CST


Including Dewey. Alright! Break out the best champagne glasses Deweyites!! Gone, but still PC.

By B. McLeod on 2012 11 15, 1:10 pm CST

Well, at least there's one thing Dewey can be remembered fondly for!

By Esq. in Austin on 2012 11 15, 3:11 pm CST

What a great sign. I can't tell you how meaningful it is to work at one of these places and know that they've made this type of commitment.

I am divided on dinging law firms who represent opponents of equality. Even hateful people should have access to legal representation. In fact, putting it in front of a court is a wonderful thing -- because as the California case shows, when put to the proof, they will not be able to provide anything but naked moral condemnation.

On the other hand, I *personally* probably could not work for a firm that was assisting another entity to actively harm me.

It's a very difficult situation, I think.

By Another Andy on 2012 11 15, 4:08 pm CST

They might be great with LGBT stuff, but a lot of them still lay off young women soon after they marry because they "will just get pregnant and quit soon anyway".

By TMJ on 2012 11 16, 2:55 am CST

Sure, because protections for young married women aren't the Hollywood fad du jour. They don't get any "image" points for that.

By B. McLeod on 2012 11 16, 1:34 pm CST

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