A change at the top?

A record number of women have been appointed law dean this semester. The number of women occupying the dean suites has been on the rise for years, but this year’s new batch of leaders is particularly diverse in both gender and race.

“You Can’t Change What You Can’t See”

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.

Women’s Equality Day

Today is Women’s Equality Day.  First designated by Congress in 1971, to commemorate the certification by the Secretary of State of the 19th Amendment, the day is a symbol of the continued fight for equal rights.  Here’s some food for thought from New...