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Challenges to mandatory bars may reach U.S. high court

A Michigan lawyer has failed in her challenge to the requirement that she join the state bar and pay dues supporting advocacy activities with which she disagreed, the latest challenge to a mandatory state bar and its use of dues ...

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Judge and attorney resolve cursing conflict out of court

An offended judge and a humiliated lawyer in Missouri appear to have quietly resolved their dispute without resorting to a courtroom or a jail cell. On July 26, St. Louis County Circuit Judge John Borbonus vacated his order of criminal ...

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Summer programs bring tech skills to women, minorities

A summer program in Hempstead, New York, is bringing tech skills to women and minorities. The program is just one of the offerings at Springboard Incubators, a nonprofit that aims to prepare people for careers in technology with its “STEM ...

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What do women want? What’s good for all of us

While I cringe at the thought of a monolithic voice expressing the needs of all women, I will boldly speak from my own experiences encompassing many years of responsibility for diversity and inclusion initiatives. Having said that, data seems to ...

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Lack of childcare forcing women out of workforce

Kendra Auker is president and CEO of the Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. She oversees 2,000 employees, 1,600 of them women, and many of them in their child-rearing years. When COVID hit, Auker was worried. She knew some of ...

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What does Fourth of July mean to women?

ERA Virginia

The July 4th celebration began to commemorate the Declaration of Independence passed by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. “When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for People to dissolve the Political Bands …WE hold these ...

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Want to sell your home for more? List in the middle of the week

Homes listed for sale midweek sell for an average of $1,700 more than homes listed on the weekend, according to a report from Redfin (, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. This is based on a Redfin analysis of how much ...

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