The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law
July 2014, vol. 20, no. 1
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In This Issue…
- Workplace protective orders: Less-than-ideal protection for victims
The Workplace Violence Prevention Act, which took effect on January 1, 2014, may help victims of violence in some circumstances, but it is far from perfect.
- U.S. Supreme Court limits Georgia v. Randolph’s consent search exception
A discussion of Georgia v. Randolph and its ramifications.
- International Women’s Day Talking Circle – March 8, 2014
The theme of International Women’s Day 2014 is “Inspiring Change.” To explore this theme members of the ISBA, including former chairs of its Women in the Law Committee, came together on March 8th to enjoy spa services and hold a Talking Circle in the common room of the Ally Spa, Chicago.
- Spotlight on Sandy Blake
Learn more about Sandy Blake, a late-comer to the legal field who has dedicated herself to making up for lost time.
- Pro bono made easy: Stay-at-home lawyers provide free legal assistance to those in need
The Pro Bono Network has developed a winning model that provides fully-committed legal representation and services to those in need of help.
- Spotlight on Kristen Prinz
An interview with Committee member Kristen Prinz, an employment lawyer and owner of Prinz Law Firm.
- ISBA unveils exciting new Member Directory!
Make sure the other members of the ISBA know what sets you apart and can find you easily by activating your member directory profile today.
Balancing the Scales
May 11 - Chicago
Transgender Students: Law and Practice
May 24 - Chicago
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