1173 ABA Journal Women in the Law articles.
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After an extensive nationwide search, ABA Executive Director Jack Rives announced in October that the association had found its new senior associate executive director and general counsel.
Jan 6, 2021 10:09 AM CST
First female judge will preside over Illinois criminal court
Judge Erica Reddick was appointed as presiding judge of the Cook County Criminal Court in Chicago on Monday, marking the first…
Jan 5, 2021 4:25 PM CSTWomen are working at all levels of practice and in every specialty area. They are smart, competent, thorough, dedicated and much more. But that does not mean it is easy for any of them.
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New ACLU lawyer is accused of firing gun at ex-wife’s car
A newly hired lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah was arrested for allegedly firing a gun…
Dec 21, 2020 4:03 PM CST
Throughout the year, the ABA Journal profiles exceptional ABA members in its Members Who Inspire series. In 2020, we featured attorneys from across the country whose important and influential work includes using visual storytelling for legal advocacy, bringing attention to the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women, and combating racial injustice and inequity.
Dec 21, 2020 12:58 PM CST
Ex-Jones Day associates drop class action claims in bias lawsuit
Former female associates suing Jones Day for alleged bias have agreed to drop their class action claims of systemic…
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Dec 1, 2020 10:21 AM CST
As a public defender in the Bronx, New York, for almost a decade, Adeola Ogunkeyede saw firsthand how patterns of institutional racism and systemic inequality impacted her clients even before they entered the criminal justice system. This spring, she moved to the Lone Star State to establish the first-ever public defender’s office serving Travis County, which includes Austin, the state capital. Travis County had been the largest jurisdiction in the country without a PD’s office.
Dec 1, 2020 2:10 AM CST
Over the years, Ginsburg received various ABA honors, including the Margaret Brent Award in 1993. In June of that year, President Bill Clinton announced her nomination to the Supreme Court. The nomination hearings were in July, and the Brent Award ceremony, which she attended, was in August. The same month, she took her seat on the Supreme Court.
Dec 1, 2020 2:00 AM CST
After more than 25 years of service, Laura Farber became the first Latina and third woman to serve as president of the Tournament of Roses. She selected the theme, “The Power of Hope,” for the 2020 celebration, which she says was based on her own life story but still resonates amid the COVID-19 pandemic and divisiveness in the country.
Dec 1, 2020 12:30 AM CST