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Psychology Around the Net: January 12, 2019

Are you ready to learn about simple, no frills self-care tips we can all follow? Why incompetent people have more confidence than you’d think they should? How men and women experience chronic pain differently? Well, good news! This week’s Psychology Around the Net has all that and more. The Free Self-Care You Should Be Doing Right Now: Setting realistic exercise schedules. Tackling one cleaning or organizing project at a time. Getting enough sleep. Extremely basic but extremely helpful self-c...
Tags: Psychology, Books, Women, Memory, Values, Research, Disorders, Stress, Self-help, Confidence, Anxiety, Yoga, Men, Women's Issues, Chronic Pain, Men's Issues

Numbers Are Up For Women In Biglaw, But Certain Minorities Continue To Fall Behind

As usual, we're forced to celebrate fractional progress for diversity and inclusion within Biglaw firms.
Tags: Law, Women's Issues, Biglaw, Law Firm Diversity, Minority Issues, National Association of Law Placement (NALP

Why Women Don’t Start Businesses and How wegg® Can Help

In 2019, wegg® wants to help all women entrepreneurs, from the seasoned to the aspiring, achieve their business ambitions. We can help you go global, and assist with the obstacles that usually prevent women from reaching their full business potential. What are some of the barriers women face when trying to start an entrepreneurial career, […]
Tags: Leadership, Inspiration, Sales, Trends, Research, E-commerce, Culture, Global Economy, Innovation, Equality, Emerging Markets, Global Growth, Economic Growth, Women In Business, Women's Issues, Women's Rights

Morning Docket: 01.02.19

* Out of the mouths of babes federal judges: “Those conclusions – that the president’s statements on national security are not always to be taken literally or to be trusted – are legal victories for his Justice Department....” Did you think you’d ever see a something like this written about the U.S. president? That’s our Trump! [USA Today] * A good New Year’s resolution for the federal judiciary? Chief Justice John Roberts says that while progress has been made when it comes to protecting law c...
Tags: Gender, New York, Law, California, Washington Post, Virginia, New York City, Nbc News, Domestic Violence, Hawaii, Courts, National Security, Usa Today, Women's Issues, Donald Trump, Sexual Harassment

3 Legal Predictions For 2019

What will happen in the legal industry in the new year? In-house columnist Mark Herrmann has some ideas.
Tags: Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Women's Issues, Mark Herrmann, In-House Counsel, Litigation Finance, Predictions for 2019

Morning Docket: 12.31.18

* Michael Cohen: The Movie? Cooley Law's most infamous graduate could soon be on the big screen, because Trump's former lawyer/fixer and soon-to-be federal inmate was seen meeting “Pulp Fiction” and “Inglourious Basterds” producer Lawrence Bender. [Page Six] * Judge Reed O’Connor has stayed his ill-conceived ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional since many people have already purchased their health insurance plans. Gee thanks, Your Honor. How considerate! [National Law Journal...
Tags: Money, Supreme Court, Law, Mental Health, Affordable Care Act, Associated Press, Kevin Spacey, Women's Issues, Constitutional Law, Health & Wellness, Trump, John Roberts, Michael Cohen, Roberts, Mueller, Baltimore Maryland

This Pioneering Black Woman Lawyer Can Really Tell You What ‘Justice’ Means

That people today are more interested in what justice means will hopefully make them more aware of injustice and willing to speak out about it.
Tags: Law, Women's Issues, Minority Issues, Jill Switzer, Eunice Hunton Carter

Biglaw Firm Whose Latest Partnership Did No Favors For Diversity Pledges To ‘Do Better’ Next Time

The firm's chairman hopes this PR nightmare won't 'erase the firm’s diversity achievements over the past 75 years.'
Tags: Law, Women's Issues, Biglaw, Law Firm Diversity, Quote Of The Day, Paul Weiss, Partner Issues, Minority Issues, Brad Karp

The Only Biglaw Firm To Announce An All-Women Partnership Class

Some law firms are mindful about diversity and gender equality -- this is one of them.
Tags: Law, Women's Issues, Biglaw, Trivia Question of the Day, Partner Issues

Morning Docket: 12.12.18

* Yale Law School's list of the most memorable quotes of the year is out, and Rudy Giuliani's "truth isn't truth" and Justice Brett Kavanaugh's "I still like beer" coming in first and second place, respectively. Congratulations on all of your success. [Newsweek] * After some dealmaking with Republicans, Senator Kamala Harris will remain on the Senate Judiciary Committee. The problem here is that another GOP seat will be added, but right now, it seems like there's no one out there who wants to t...
Tags: Law, Washington Post, Government, Senate, Gop, Women's Issues, Rudy Giuliani, Law Schools, Biglaw, Aba, Kamala Harris, Trump, Reuters, Senate Judiciary Committee, Kirkland & Ellis, Newsweek

‘On The Basis Of Sex’: The Must-See Biopic About Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Get ready to learn more about a pioneer for women's rights and become part of a stunning cinematic experience.
Tags: Movies, Law, Courts, Women's Issues, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Armie Hammer, Felicity Jones, The Jabot, Kathleen Peratis, On the basis of sex, Daniel Stiepelman

Trying A Sex Case As A Woman In The #MeToo Era

How could I defend a man accused of rape without appearing insensitive to the #MeToo movement?
Tags: Crime, Law, Rape, Trials, Women's Issues, Toni Messina, Criminal Defense Attorneys, MeToo

Teach a Woman to Fish & Go Global, and You’ll Feed Her & Her Business for a Lifetime

Everyone knows the classic adage, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” But wegg® knows, “Give a woman a fish, and you feed her for a day. Teach a woman to fish and go global, and you feed […]
Tags: Education, Inspiration, Sales, Trends, Social Entrepreneurship, Environmental, How-to, Culture, Global Economy, Innovation, Equality, Emerging Markets, Global Growth, Economic Growth, Gender Equality, Women's Issues

MeToo and Its Challenges

Perhaps you’ve been there, too. Quietly watched one more survivor come forward, seen one more perpetrator publicly held accountable. Perhaps you breathed a sigh of relief that this type of crime is receiving the attention it deserves. Perhaps you felt vindicated, even if only a tiny bit. Or maybe you were furious. At first you weren’t sure why, at least this was the case for me. Then I thought about it, and came up with this: 1. The Glorification of a Trend Confessing MeToo is currently ...
Tags: Psychology, Celebrities, Trauma, Sexuality, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Women's Issues, Women's Rights, Sexual Trauma, MeToo, Abuse Scandal, LifeIsNotFair Justice

7 Shocking Tips To Ensure That Your Firm Holiday Party Is #MeToo Compliant

Some holiday advice that's more relevant to today’s workplace and society’s current concerns.
Tags: Law, Women's Issues, Holiday Parties, Labor / Employment, On The Job, Richard B. Cohen, MeToo, Holidays And Seaons

Morning Docket: 12.07.18

* Which Supreme Court justice is apparently the best at throwing shade at her colleagues during oral arguments? It's Justice Kagan. Sick burn, Your Honor. [National Law Journal] * "Presidential harassment"? President Trump is blaming special counsel Robert Mueller's election interference probe for his low Rasmussen Reports approval rating of 50 percent. Damn, when a pollster known for favoring the president is only giving him a 50 percent rating, you know it's pretty bad. [POLITICO] * Speaking...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Women's Issues, Donald Trump, Weight Gain, Biglaw, Trump, Michael Cohen, Elena Kagan, Kagan, Rasmussen Reports, Which Supreme Court, Quinn Emanuel, Robert Mueller, Morning Docket, Partner Issues

Common Communication Challenges Women Face—And How to Effectively Navigate Them

Many women face challenges in how we communicate, whether it’s with our partners or our colleagues. The specifics of the situation don’t really matter, but the results are the same: We’re left feeling resentful and frustrated. For instance, according to relationship specialist Amy Kipp, LMFT, we often have a hard time expressing our needs and asking for them to be met. We fear that we’ll be seen as needy, or we’ll be inconveniencing people, she said. We fear that others will think we’re high-mai...
Tags: Psychology, General, Relationships, Women, Habits, Stress, Self-help, Self-esteem, Women's Issues, Gender Bias, Gillette, Mental Health And Wellness, Active Listening, Success & Achievement, Assertiveness, San Antonio Texas

Psychology Around the Net: December 1, 2018

This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at what you should ask yourself before you forgive someone, whether or not the #MeToo movement could hurt women’s health care, a new mental health care facility located in a Walmart, and more. Should I Forgive Him? Should I Forgive Her? Here’s What You Should Ask Yourself First: Forgiveness is often more about yourself than it is the person you’re forgiving (or not forgiving), and because of that, you might accidentally create a “problem” tha...
Tags: Psychology, Texas, Study, Research, Walmart, Disorders, Rebecca, Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, Culture, Women's Issues, OCD, Forgiveness, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Psychology Around The Net

How Couples Prepare for a New Baby & Support Postpartum Mental Health

Prepare for the “challenging” baby, but keep the dream of the “fantasy” baby.  I know you are going to be the lucky parents with the baby who sleeps through the night, latches on the first try, loves sleeping in a crib, and has cries that are easily soothed. But just in case you end up with a “real” baby, you might want to have a game plan for the worst case scenario. Here are some things to think about and discuss before baby arrives: Have some phrases that signal to your partner that it...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Parenting, Pregnancy, Mental Health, Self-help, New Parents, Women's Issues, Newborn, Postpartum Depression, Mental Health And Wellness, Marriage And Divorce, Don, New Baby, Support Postpartum Mental Health

Could Yoga Improve Your Teen’s Body Image?

For the parents of teenagers, these are anxious times. Across the US and UK, it appears that mental health issues are on the rise in young people1, with various modern pressures weighing heavily on a generation that is too young to cope. One significant factor is problems with body image, something which profoundly interacts with the self-esteem, happiness and ultimately mental health of young people. Body Image and Teenagers Body image is our mental representation of ourselves. It can be...
Tags: Psychology, UK, US, America, Mindfulness, Body Image, Self-esteem, Eating Disorders, Social Withdrawal, Yoga, Social Anxiety, Women's Issues, Mental Health And Wellness, Health-related, Objectification, Self-worth

The Best Law Schools For Women (2019)

Law school may be the perfect place for women in America to resist, persist, and prove that the future is female.
Tags: Law, America, Rankings, Women's Issues, Law Schools, Princeton Review, Law Students, The Jabot

New Mothers Working In Biglaw Should ‘Quit Whining’ About Breastfeeding

They should just do their work and make sure everyone knows they're still dedicated to their job, advises one partner.
Tags: Law, Breastfeeding, Women's Issues, Biglaw, Quote Of The Day, Partner Issues, Vivia Chen

A Father’s Presence: Influences on His Daughter’s Development

Over the years more and more research has pointed to the importance fathers have in the lives of children at every stage. As the role evolves, a father’s presence, responsiveness, and involvement in the day-to-day responsibilities of parenting has benefited the health, well-being, and overall development of his sons and daughters. To name a few, associations have been found between father involvement and: Decreased risk of illness and infant mortality Self-confidence, risk taking, and env...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Parenting, Relationships, Research, Women's Issues, Children And Teens, Men's Issues, Success & Achievement, Manion, Peterson, Leyva, Allgood, Meg Meeker, Beckert, Journal of Psychology

Understanding the Female Psyche in Light of the “Me Too” Movement

With the Me Too movement underway in the past year women from all walks of life, renowned or not, have been coming forward to share vulnerable experiences of sexual assault and misconduct. Women have been speaking out against the alleged misconduct of actors, politicians, movie moguls, and Supreme Court justices. Women have been speaking out on social media and in smaller circles as well, among groups of friends. There is a website for this movement, too, which serves as a platform for women...
Tags: Psychology, Politics, Supreme Court, Personal, Feminism, Policy and advocacy, Women's Issues, Violence And Aggression, Minding the Media, Women's March, Me Too, Me Too Movement, Times Up Movement