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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
WLGAN delivers second letter to U.S. Senate re: Kavanaugh’s threat to women. Here’s what you can do:
As you are aware, Women Lawyers On Guard Action Network hand delivered a letter to all U.S. Senators (including those on the Judiciary Committee) outlining the substantive positions that Judge Kavanaugh has taken in the past that we believe signal a judicial view that...read more
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/13/opinion/nancy-pelosi-midterms-democrats-republicans.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share Paul Krugman provides an insightful take on Nancy Pelosi's accomplishments as a House Minority Leader and Speaker of the House....read more
On Tuesday, September 4, Women Lawyers On Guard Action Network hand delivered a letter to the members of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. The stakes could not be higher for women than at this moment and the letter urges the Senators to vote against the...read more
As we hear about sexual harassment and gender bias in all parts of society, here's a piece about blatant sexism and cultural biases faced by women trial attorneys. Read more......read more