Deborah L. Rhode
* “MSNBC embarrasses itself inside San Bernardino attackers’ apartment. Un-freaking-believable, even for MSNBC. And why did the FBI allow this?” [Instapundit]
* The latest additions to the Supreme Court docket — will SCOTUS come to the rescue of Puerto Rico? [How Appealing]
* Judge removed from office for trying to pressure his clerk into having a “special friend” relationship. [Associated Press]
* A $30 casebook? Where can law students sign up? [TaxProf Blog]
* How can Asian-American lawyers break through the “bamboo ceiling”? A report from the GC roundtable discussion hosted by Major, Lindsey & Africa. [Corporate Counsel]
Hopefully we are not one hundred years away from gender equality in the partnership ranks.
Most everyone knows what an elevator speech is: it’s a short, pithy, memorable description of a company’s services. Lawyers have always built their reputations on their expertise, such that the creation of an elevator pitch should be one of the easiest things for an attorney to do; however, many lawyers still stumble over the basic question: “What do you do?”
Diversity does not happen by accident, as columnist Renwei Chung argues.
Being a woman in Biglaw isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be.
I don’t wear makeup, nor do I wish to spend 20 minutes applying it. — Deborah Rhode, professor at Stanford Law School and author of The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law (affiliate link), commenting on the results of a recent study funded by Procter & Gamble, which concluded that women […]