Shortly after executive assistant Tyann Sorrell filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against UC Berkeley School of Law dean Sujit Choudhry, the University announced that he would be taking an “indefinite leave of absence” from the deanship. Choudhry, who acknowledged in a university investigation that he had groped and…
In things that are absolutely the worst but should surprise no one because we live in a sexist society, a law school dean had to send out a strongly worded email to students reminding them that judging an instructor on their sexiness is not part of the approved student evaluation criteria.
Question to all the lady lawyers out there (sorry, I like the alliteration): How often do your superiors lecture you on your professional dress? Judging by all these tips we get about memos that lecture women on appropriate office wear, it's all the damn time.
Yesterday, we brought you a ridiculous mass email from an anonymous law student pushed to the brink of utter exasperation by her peers' eating habits. Today, her fellow students are revolting: it's Emergency Pineapple Appreciate Day, and not a minute too soon.
72 members of an Administrative Law class at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto received an email this morning from an anonymous student who will no longer stand for his/her peers' "peculiar eating disorders," including but not limited to hasty chomping, tuna, and unhealthy chips. "If I weren’t being polite, I would…
The New York Law School graduation at Radio City Music Hall became acutely adorable when Ellis, an 80-pound black lab, sashayed merrily across the stage to get his honorary degree, which, because Ellis is a service dog, he had the good manners not to eat.
During finals week, students often need an outlet that isn't crying onto a pile of notes until they drown to death in their own tears. Luckily, George Mason University's Law School has instituted a policy that benefits both students and lonely homeless pups— Puppy Day. It's exactly what it sounds like.
We've seen offensive, annoying, and just plain ridiculous tips for professional attire before. But a missive from Duke's Women Law Students Association puts all these to shame with its insanely detailed, frequently obvious, sometimes batshit, and occasionally helpful recommendations.
Yesterday, an anonymous law student sent an email to the Indiana University at Indianapolis law school community complaining that there were too many black men represented in the school's public materials. This, according to the email first published by Above The Law, forms a "situation of concern to me which affects…
Quick question: You're a single guy, let's say in your late twenties to mid-thirties, with a decent job, given the choice between the following two single women to date; which one do you choose?
Diane Lucas is a Harvard Law School graduate and an attorney in New York. After the jump, she discusses the Stephanie Grace scandal in the context of her own experiences of sexism and racism at Harvard.
"I absolutely do not rule out the possibility that African Americans are, on average, genetically predisposed to be less intelligent." Thus spake — or rather emailed — a Harvard Law student, angering Black Law Student Associations and general non-racists nationwide.