Women in the Law
1149 ABA Journal Women in the Law articles.
Latham will pay fall bonuses, donate $1M to fight hunger
Latham & Watkins has announced that it will pay fall bonuses ranging from $7,500 to $40,000—the market scale for law…
Oct 29, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
The U.S. Senate on Monday evening confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate approved Barrett by a vote of 52 to 48. The only Republican to vote against her confirmation was Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.
Oct 26, 2020 7:20 PM CDT
BigLaw partner is accused of failing to pay mansion rent
A affidavit filed in housing court alleges that Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner A. Mark Getachew has stiffed his landlord…
Oct 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
When I sat down to write this column, my thoughts were interrupted by a mechanical noise coming from my backyard. It was the comforting sound of the weekly “test run” of the generator that keeps our house powered during electrical outages.
Oct 26, 2020 3:10 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett mentioned “three hurdles” to overturning the Affordable Care Act when she provided written answers Tuesday to follow-up questions from Senate Judiciary Committee members.
Oct 22, 2020 2:47 PM CDT
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to send the nomination of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate. The committee voted without the support of the 10 Democratic members, who boycotted the meeting.
Oct 22, 2020 9:17 AM CDT
A new ABA initiative is encouraging lawyers to invest in projects that “counter the impact of COVID-19 and champion racial justice across America.”
Oct 21, 2020 10:05 AM CDT
Before Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the federal bench, she argued and won several landmark gender discrimination cases before the U.S. Supreme Court—in spite of the justices all being men who sometimes made flippant remarks about gender during her oral arguments.
Oct 15, 2020 5:28 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett remained unflappable during her confirmation hearing this week, as she politely deflected questions about her views on cases establishing rights to abortion and same-sex marriage.
Oct 15, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett is kind and brilliant, according to a former law clerk and a former law student who said she has been a mentor and source of encouragement.
Oct 15, 2020 1:42 PM CDT
Are climate change and global warming happening? U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said she wouldn't comment on the "contentious matter" at her confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Oct 14, 2020 5:37 PM CDT
If a senator wants to vote against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett because of her judicial philosophy, she is OK with that.
Oct 14, 2020 4:59 PM CDT
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee, pushed back Wednesday when Democratic Sen. Christopher Coons of Delaware contrasted decisions of the late Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia.
Oct 14, 2020 2:09 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said Wednesday her federal appeals court has allowed video recording of oral arguments, and she would keep an open mind about the issue in the high court.
Oct 14, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey posed a series of questions to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday, eliciting an unequivocal statement that she condemns white supremacy. But Barrett mostly avoided other questions premised on current events.
Oct 13, 2020 6:11 PM CDT
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