Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
Kathryn A. Graves
The practice of family law has changed substantially in recent decades. How is it different—and how does that affect the lawyers who specialize in it?
Ann E. Evanko and Katherine L. Wood
Can social change be sped up via legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can.
Kelly S. Hughes
Obsessive-compulsive and anxiety disorders are far more common among lawyers than other professionals. It’s past time to address the problem.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
Lizzie Fletcher was a star lawyer in Houston before defeating a nine-term incumbent to win a seat in Congress last November. What the much-lauded work she did in her first career teach her about how to succeed in this new one?
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?
Berry Appleman & Leiden
BAL's commitment to equality in the workplace.
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.