Weird Laws in New York State

While the law tries to keep up with the times, there are some laws that slip through the cracks and stay in the books longer than they are necessary. Conversely, other laws are made that are just plain weird! Let’s take a look at some of the crazy laws that are currently in effect in […]

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Large Firms Failing Women Lawyers

For an industry which grounds itself on eliminating bias and proving equity in treatment, the industry has been failing its own women. Only 4 percent of the top U.S. law firms have women in firm-wide managing partnership roles. A survey of over 17,000 law firm associates concluded that women aged their firms’ culture much lower […]

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Advice for Young Lawyers on Dictating

Many lawyers who are in their first few years at a law firm rely heavily on their typing skills, when in reality they should be focusing on dictating.  Dictating involves not only typing, but finding an address, checking style guides to make sure you are using heading correctly, saving letters, printing letters, and overall double-checking […]

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Several Women Honored for Contributions to Law

According to an article recently completed by Wicked Local Wayland, three local women working in Wayland, Massachusetts, were honored for their contributions to the law profession.  The women were acknowledged in a ceremony held on the twenty third of October at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel; Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly hosted the ceremony. The ceremony was […]

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Controversy of Abortion Laws

Currently, abortion clinics located in Indiana that operate strictly on chemical based abortions do not require either a license or regular inspection.  According to an article recently completed by Life News, a certain law would require chemical abortion facilities to meet the same requirements as surgical abortion facilities.  Specifically, the law would work to improve […]

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Increasing Success for Women in the Field of Law

According a recent article written by Beth L. Kaufman and published by The National Law Review, women across the globe are helping other women achieve success in the legal world, particularly in law.  The National Association of Women Lawyers is the only national bar association dedicated to promoting and advancing the rights and concerns of […]

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