1306 ABA Journal Women in the Law articles.
Young lawyers feel so strongly about remote work that 44% of them would leave their current jobs for a greater ability to work remotely elsewhere, according to a new report the ABA released Wednesday.
Sep 28, 2022 9:50 AM CDT
Alleging that she was stripped of tenure without cause and denied due process, the former law school dean of Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law has brought a federal lawsuit against the historically Black college.
Sep 22, 2022 1:49 PM CDT
A special two-part episode of the Modern Law Library podcast with Nina Totenberg speaking about her new book, “Dinners With Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships,” and Lisa Napoli, author of “Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie.”
Sep 21, 2022 8:41 AM CDT
Sep 20, 2022 8:48 AM CDT
Following 10 years on the Michigan Supreme Court, Bridget McCormack is leaving her position as the chief justice and joining the American Arbitration Association’s International Centre for Dispute Resolution, where she will be the president and CEO.
Sep 15, 2022 9:08 AM CDT
Sep 13, 2022 8:50 AM CDT
Freshta Kohgadai fled with her family from Kabul, Afghanistan, to the United States in the late 1980s. When she discovered the ABA Scholarship for Legal Advocates—a new program that aims to increase the culturally and linguistically competent pro bono services available to Afghan arrivals—she knew she had to apply.
Sep 8, 2022 3:30 PM CDT
The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession is launching a new survey to assess how the motherhood penalty and other caregiver bias impacts the careers of female lawyers.
Sep 8, 2022 2:00 PM CDT
The fall TV season features several legal dramas, including two shows that feature women lawyers subjected to slights and tokenism at their elite law firms.
Sep 6, 2022 2:20 PM CDT
A federal lawsuit alleging race, gender and disability discrimination was filed Friday against the University of Michigan and its law school by a law professor who is Black and a single mother.
Aug 31, 2022 8:49 AM CDT
An immigration attorney started doing pro bono work for Ukrainian immigrants in February, shortly after Russia invaded the country.
Aug 29, 2022 8:41 AM CDT
In the weeks following the one-year anniversary of the fall of Kabul to the Taliban on Aug. 15, the ABA Journal is highlighting the ABA’s efforts to help judges and lawyers from Afghanistan resettle, obtain immigration benefits and secure jobs using their legal skills. This is part one in our series.
Aug 23, 2022 8:53 AM CDT
Justice Amy Coney Barrett recently completed her nearly two-term tenure as the U.S. Supreme Court’s junior justice, with new Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson having been sworn in on June 30. Barrett has brought more than just froth and foam to her role on the court. When it comes to her central assignment on the court—deciding cases—Barrett has been a reliable conservative vote.
Aug 18, 2022 9:58 AM CDT
Aug 15, 2022 1:35 PM CDT
In the first meeting of the ABA House of Delegates since the Dobbs decision came down from the U.S. Supreme Court, delegates voted in favor of a slate of resolutions to protect abortion rights, contraceptive access and same-sex and interracial marriage.
Aug 9, 2022 3:00 PM CDT