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

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Newsletter articles from 2002

Azerbaijan: Patricia Bronte’s legal reform experience By E. Lynn Grayson March 2002 Patricia Bronte, Jenner & Block partner, recently returned from eleven months in Azerbaijan, one of the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union. Pat served as a Rule of Law Liaison in Azerbaijan for the American Bar Association's Central and East European Law Initiative.
Legal update: using the Non-support Punishment Act By Kim Anderson March 2002 Effective October 1, 1999, the State of Illinois passed legislation making failure to pay child support a felony.
Letter to the editor By Diana M. Jagiella March 2002 This newsletter highlights the role of women in the United States and the world.
Projects supporting women: sign up to help women with breast cancer! By Cindy Bordelon March 2002 Often the difference between life and death for breast cancer patients depends upon the types of treatment and services covered by their health insurance companies.
Women candidates for the judiciary By Graciela Mata March 2002 Running for office requires a great deal of courage. Campaigning can be physically and financially draining.
Women Everywhere: Partners in Service project May 17, 2002 By Kim Anderson March 2002 Plant flowers, paint a fence, or show women how to navigate the court system to obtain an order of protection.
Women in Afghanistan By E. Lynn Grayson March 2002 Since the tragic events of September 11, Americans have developed keener awareness of the political struggles within Afghanistan, including the plight of women.