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‘The Pence Policy’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, and his wife Karen greet servicemen participating in the Noble Partner 2017 joint multinational military exercises outside Tbilisi, Georgia, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov, Pool)

RICHMOND, Va. — A politician’s policy of avoiding one-on-one meals with female associates sparked an outcry among many employment lawyers and cultural commentators, but the practice espoused by Vice President Mike Pence may be more widespread than many professionals expected. ...

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From jail to Yale law

Dwayne Betts, center, is congratulated by his friends and family at the Yale Law School graduation on May 23, 2016 at the Payne Whitney Gymnasium in New Haven.  At 16, Betts used a borrowed pistol to carjack a man sleeping in his car at Virginia's Springfield Mall, an offense that put him behind bars for eight years. At 35, he has a wife and two energetic sons, a degree from one of the top law schools in the country, and a desire to change the national conversation about incarceration. (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

HARTFORD, Conn. — A convicted felon who graduated from Yale Law School and won acclaim as a poet is being asked by a Connecticut committee to prove his “good moral character” before he is allowed to practice law. Reginald Dwayne ...

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GRAWA president has full agenda


Jodie L. Ryan’s plans as the new president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys include revamping the judicial candidate evaluation process, planning for the group’s 35th anniversary, and possibly creating a foundation arm of the organization. Ryan, of ...

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