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11 incredible women in law promoting social justice for all

March 30, 2016 - Uncategorized

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While activists and leaders of social movements create conversations and awareness, it’s the work of politicians, lawyers and judges that reinforces those efforts in courts of law.

But it’s still largely a male-dominated field. Women go to law school at almost the same rate as men, yet they make up only 34% of those who practice professionally.

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“There are still challenges in the classroom, where men tend to be more confident and involved because of the social climate,” Devon Porter, a recent Yale Law graduate, tells Mashable Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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