In the last decade, we’ve moved the needle from zero to six countries that afford women full equality under the law, according to a World Bank report entitled: Women Business and the Law 2019.
All around the nation, women judges and lawyers are still assumed to be assistants, paralegals, court reporters, and in the case of women of color, criminal defendants. Are these gender-neutral mistakes or does implicit bias play a role?
Governor Brown has apointed two Berkeley Law Alumnae to the First District Court of Appeal: Alameda County Superior Court Judge Ioana Petrou to Division Three and San Francisco Superior Court Judge Tracie L. Brown to Division Four.
Read The Recorder article by Meghan Tribe
UC Hastings Report: New Tools Needed to Address Race, Gender Bias in Legal Profession
A new study from the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College says law firms and in-house legal departments are barely moving the needle when it comes to combating gender and racial discrimination.