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.
Women Lawyers On Guard just signed onto an amicus brief in Kesterson v Kent State University, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Cir. At issue is who, at a University, a person who has been raped must report to before the school has liability. Kesterson was raped by her...read more
On April 30th, a House Judiciary Subcommittee held hearings on the Equal Rights Amendment for the first time in 36 years. Wasting no time, Women Lawyers On Guard Action Network delivered a letter to the committee addressing three issues with detailed and persuasive...read more
Women Lawyers on Guard Inc. is determined to address sexual harassment in the Legal Profession. Progress has been made, but clearly more needs to be done. HERE is our First Initiative: A Nationwide and Confidential* SURVEY on Sexual Misconduct and Harassment (not...read more
The judges in both the cases in California and Pennsylvania have issued preliminary injunctions against the administration's rules that would have enabled employers to opt out of providing insurance coverage of contraceptives. The amicus brief that WLG signed onto...read more
Women’s Constitutional Right to Contraception is Under Attack. WLG Signs onto Amicus Briefs in Two Important Cases
WLG signed onto Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and State of New Jersey v Donald J. Trump, et al., in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and The State of California, et al v Eric D. Hargan, in the US District Court for the Northern District...read more
Congress finally passed a bipartisan bill to improve the procedure for addressing sexual harassment claims. (House and Senate members will have to reimburse the Treasury for all future payments to settle sexual harassment claims ,and accusers will no longer be bound...read more