The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law
August 2013, vol. 19, no. 1
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In This Issue…
- A view from the Chair
A message from Committee Chair Mary Petruchius.
- Civil Rights Act decisions may limit workers’ ability to sue for discrimination
In a pair of 5-4 decisions this past June, the Supreme Court limited the definition of supervisor and increased the standard of causation for retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
- Moving on versus moving forward: The legacy of the Trayvon Martin case
The commentary generated by the jury decision in the Trayvon Martin case has been interesting, to say the very least.
- Pay equality for women attorneys: The ABA Toolkit for Gender Equity in Partner Compensation
The time is now to implement policies and practices for attorney compensation that will encourage the women coming into the professions and young women lawyers working in firms today to stay the course and rise to the level of leadership alongside our male counterparts.
- Spotlight on Women and the Law Committee members
Each newsletter we will feature a few Women in the Law Committee members. We hope to provide a brief introduction to the members, their backgrounds and current positions.
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