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Daily Archives: July 2, 2019

Identifying, Discussing, and Responding to Gender Bias in the Legal Profession

Goodman, Christine Chambers, Identifying, Discussing, and Responding to Gender Bias in the Legal Profession (2019). California Real Property Journal, Vol. 37, Iss. 1; Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019/10. Available at SSRN:
“This article begins with highlights from a few stories by real estate practitioners describing their real-world experiences. It then provides a brief overview of the statistics of women in the legal profession, as well as some federal and California state laws and rules impacting gender discrimination. It is important to keep in mind that there are different legal standards for gender discrimination and sexual harassment and this article focuses on gender discrimination rather than sexual harassment. Section IV analyzes certain patterns of behavior and responses to gender bias and sexual harassment. Finally, Section V identifies some best practices and evaluates response strategies.”

How journalists find their news, use social media and work with PR teams in 2019

Muck Rack – “As the media landscape continues to shift and evolve, it becomes more and more challenging for public relations professionals to figure out the most effective way to build relationships and communicate with journalists.  Keeping up with the latest industry trends to better inform your communications strategy can be no easy feat. While… Continue Reading

OMB guidance on NARA’s transition to electronic record keeping

Fedscoop: “The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is set to stop accepting paper-based records at the end of 2022, and the White House Office of Management and Budget has a new guidance out to help agencies meet this deadline. OMB published a memo late last week that lays out expectations and deadlines for agencies as they move… Continue Reading

Big Law’s Summer Job Is Launching ‘New Law’ Competitors

Big Law Business: “Some of the largest law firms are striking back at non-traditional competitors who’ve grown into formidable businesses by nibbling away at lower-cost, higher-volume work. Three major firms in the past three weeks have launched service offerings aimed at growing their share of the market for work increasingly handled by businesses often referred… Continue Reading