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Student Lawyer: The #MeToo Issue

March 28, 2019

#MeToo is perhaps the most complex topic we’ve covered in Student Lawyer, but it’s also arguably one of the most important. This issue of Student Lawyer lays down the law on office behavior, combating bias, finding those willing to help, and working to stem sex trafficking.

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Mind your manners: Commonsense rules for everyone in today’s legal workplace

March 28, 2019

Get ready to navigate the fast-changing social terrain— during your summer externship, at your first off-campus interview, at a clerkship, or as you transition into your first “real world” job after your final semester—with these helpful tips from fellow students and legal professionals. 1. Think…and

Human Trafficking

How the #MeToo movement intersects with sex trafficking

March 28, 2019

During her ABA presidency in 2012-13, Laurel Bellows made combating human trafficking her top priority. “Our legal system unwittingly turns a blind eye to a phenomenon that feeds on violence, deception, and secrecy,” she said at the time. Bellows also called on members of the

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Eric H. Holder Jr. on how you can make a difference as a lawyer

March 28, 2019

Earlier this year, rumors were swirling that the 82nd U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was planning a 2020 run for the presidency. Although he has since officially decided not to run, the partner at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., is already playing a part in