New ABA President Takes On Gender Equity In The Law

Law360, New York (August 16, 2017, 10:19 PM EDT) -- It’s no secret that despite making strides in the legal profession, women are still leaving in droves before landing leadership positions. Hilarie Bass, the new president of the American Bar Association, wants to find out why.

Bass' one-year term as ABA president kicked off Tuesday as the organization's annual meeting came to a close in New York City, and her agenda for 2017-2018 includes initiatives designed to improve the state of legal education and to improve the leadership prospects for women in the law.

"Obviously we’ve...
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