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Gender News Articles: Law

Oct 31 2013 | Posted In: Academia, Law
Two years ago, Occupy Wall Street protestors turned out en masse on the sidewalks of New York City. This began a movement that spread rapidly, drawing attention to the vast economic disparities in modern industrialized countries.
Jan 7 2013 | Posted In: Law, Work and Organizations
Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, giving employees the right to take unpaid leave for certain family or medical reasons. But over the past two decades, says law professor Catherine Albiston, employees have actually had mixed...
Apr 24 2012 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Law
When a Los Angeles police car ran over and killed Susan Burton’s 5-year-old son, her sorrow led her to alcohol and drugs. Her poor black community did not have counseling services, but it was a hot spot for drugs.  Burton was eventually arrested for a drug offense and entered the criminal justice...
Feb 11 2012 | Posted In: Academia, Law, Leadership, Mentorship
The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond.  To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is publishing profiles of our Advisory Council, women and men who have volunteered their time and energy to...