Tag Archives: women

Russia’s Decriminalization of Domestic Violence Is Not The Answer

By: Mario Martinez In the last ten years, contrary to the progression of women’s rights around the country, women in Russia have seen their rights severely decrease, if not disappear.[1] In January of 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law decriminalizing domestic violence.[2] The amended Russian criminal code now treats the first conviction for […]

New Frontiers in the Women’s Legal Movement: The Schedules That Work Act

by: Sarah McConnell Due to the election of a new President of the United States, advocates for women will need to reevaluate their priorities and strategies for change in a new legislative context. President-elect Trump has been disturbingly vague on policy proposals, in particular those for the advancement of women. His “plan” involves a limited […]

Women and the Glass Ceiling in BigLaw

BY DANIEL HENTSCHEL – Over the past decade, the amount of women in the work field has increased dramatically. Most people would attribute this change to the evolution of culture in the US and the amount of media exposure the topic of “gender equality” has received. Though this is all good news and great for […]