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Women and the Law NewsletterThe newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law

October 2004, vol. 10, no. 1

In This Issue…

  • Letter from the chair
    Assuming the Chair of the Women and the Law Committee is a daunting task.
  • ADR in law schools: The times, they are a’ changing
    When I think about the role ADR plays in legal education, in law practice, and in our broader communities, I think of the following quote: "Our civilization is like a bird with one wing, flying round and round in circles. The other wing is the Feminine. Without it, we cannot go anywhere."
  • My visit to China
    This past June, ISBA Women in the Law Committee member Ann Conroy visited China with other ISBA members. In the narrative below, entitled Backward Up: The Great Wall, she shares her trip and overall China experience with us.
  • Legislative update
    It is the on-going commitment of the Women in the Law Committee to continue to actively monitor and comment on new and proposed legislation and to highlight existing laws of importance and interest to women and families. T
  • OAI, Inc. opens “A Place for Change”
    OAI, Inc. is a non-profit workforce development agency founded in 1976. OAI envisions a community where access to education, job training and employment is available to all. OAI believes that extending the opportunity to earn a living wage is a vital step towards creating and sustaining strong communities.
  • The business case for effective part-time programs
    Remarks at "Summit on Keeping Her in Her Place: New Challenges to the Integration of Women in the Profession," Section of Litigation, American Bar Association August 11, 2002
  • Meeting Gloria Santona
    As I drove into the lush woods, the rain stopped and I saw a contemporary building that seemed to blend into the landscape: McDonald's Corporate Headquarters.
  • Stepmothers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    Once upon a time, there lived a little girl with beautiful long blonde hair and eyes as blue as cornflowers. She had lived happily with her father for a long time…

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