Women in the Law

The New Normal

Can a new breed of firms solve the attrition problem for women in the legal industry?

Women in the Law

Female law review authors are cited at a higher rate than men, study finds

Bar Exam

New mom will get stop-the-clock breaks to pump breast milk during bar exam

Legal Ethics

Judge to end case over nude photos posted online by her husband by retiring from bench

Trials & Litigation

Pregnant lawyer is denied trial delay in ‘tumultuous’ hearing; law partner blasts prosecutors

Bar Exam

Expectant mom is denied extra time to breast pump during February bar exam


Attorney Alice Lee, sister of famed ‘Mockingbird’ author, dies at age 103

Women in the Law

Lawyer cites high-risk pregnancy in trial delay request; federal judge questions her travel plans

Attorney General

Federal prosecutor is nominated to replace Eric Holder

Women in the Law

‘Neurotic November’ is retired judge’s latest mystery novel

Law in Popular Culture

‘Bad Judge’ TV show is canceled after lawyer group protests


On the Ball: NBA union’s new leader called ‘relentless, brilliant’

Your ABA

True Grit: A new ABA project helps women learn personal characteristics that will help them advance

Work-Life Balance

After courtroom tears in high-profile case, lawyer closes office for one-year sabbatical

Law in Popular Culture

Women lawyers group asks NBC to cancel ‘Bad Judge,’ a show about an ‘unethical, lazy’ female jurist


Judge scolded me for bringing newborn to court after denying continuance, lawyer alleges


Dechert partner says she doesn’t want to ‘have it all’; she just wants what men have

Trials & Litigation

Senior bin Laden aide gets life in terror case; defense argued his only crime was offensive speech

Women in the Law

BigLaw bankruptcy doesn’t have to be a man’s world, 5 female Weil Gotshal partners say in WSJ post

Annual Meeting

More work needed to protect equal rights, say Margaret Brent Award honorees