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Older women leaving large law firms, report shows

Anti-male bias, sheriff's choice, China's crackdown round out roundup

(iStock/aluxum)

(iStock/aluxum)

Welcome to Monday, the 80th anniversary of the opening of the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

Here are some news items to get your week (and month) started.

— The mommy track cannot be blamed for women leaving large law firms, report reveals.

— Did anti-male bias spur this sexual-assault investigation and punishment?

— Will a former Los Angeles sheriff opt for a trial after judge rejects plea-agreement sentence?

— China releases attorney on bail amid government crackdown on legal activism.