The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law
November 2010, vol. 16, no. 3
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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column
A look at the Committee's plans for the year ahead from Chair Sandra Crawford.
- Divorce support groups for women offer numerous benefits
Divorce is a life-altering change that inspires powerful emotions and new decisions. A support group can be a source of comfort through those difficult challenges.
- Family Violence Prevention Fund/DV Awareness Month
The Family Violence Prevention Fund has issued a call to action to urge Congress to pass two key pieces of legislation.
- Consider yourself asked to run for public office
The “Women Running for Public Office” forum addressed the challenges faced by women running for public office and how those challenges can be overcome.
- Twice a Woman
A review of the new film shown at the Chicago International Film Festival, by two women who confront domestic violence daily.
- Women With Vision Speech for November 4 Dinner
A reprint of the remarks given by Sharon Eiseman at the Women With Vision event.
Balancing the Scales
May 11 - Chicago
Transgender Students: Law and Practice
May 24 - Chicago
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