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.
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
A contemporary of Brett Kavanaugh's, the essayist explains the culture of rape in the 1980s and what led her to stay silent as a young woman and what happened when she finally spoke up decades later. Read the essay here:...read more
Monica Hesse, a columnist with the Washington Post, challenges everyone to think deeply about the lesson of the #MeToo movement: believe women. Read her piece here:...read more