Women Lawyers On Guard is a national non-partisan organization harnessing the power of lawyers and the law in coordination with other organizations to preserve, protect, and defend the democratic values of equality, justice, and opportunity for all.
An important update in the Me Too era: legislation to overhaul the handling of sexual harassment claims in Congress was passed by both chambers. Read more here:...read more
The gains of the Me Too movement have stalled in Congress as it tries to regulate its own workplace. Read more here:...read more
Kollaritsch v. Michigan State Board of Trustees is a case in the 6th Circuit that presents a legal issue similar to that in the case of Weckhorst v. Kansas State University (in which we also joined the amicus brief): whether a university’s deliberate indifference to...read more
After watching Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Women Lawyers On Guard Action Network's Board felt compelled to deliver yet a third letter to all U. S. Senators. WLGAN's first letter outlined the substantive...read more
A former rape crisis counselor draws on her experience and offers urgent advice to the Senate deliberating on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court: do not brush aside the testimony of sexual assault survivors. Read more here:...read more
In an insightful op-ed, Ally Coll Steele, President of The Purple Campaign, a non-profit dedicated to eradicating sexual harassment, points out that Senator Grassley must accord Dr. Ford (and any person who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault) of the same...read more