We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Female Law Students More Ethical Than Males, Study Says

Law360, Grand Rapids (October 25, 2016, 6:43 PM EDT) -- Female law students appear to be more ethical than their male counterparts, are less likely to display a sense of entitlement and, on average, show a greater sense of commitment to the legal profession, according to a new study.

Scholars at UCL Faculty of Laws, Cardiff University, Northwestern University and the University of Tulsa surveyed 1,010 law students — 441 in England and Wales and 569 in the U.S. — and found that, on the whole, women students are more selfless, have a stronger sense of moral identity, are less likely to be morally disengaged and have a lower sense of...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!



Kirkland & Ellis LLP has redefined what it means to be the biggest of BigLaw — weighing in at 2,116 attorneys by year end 2018 and becoming the first firm since Law360 began tracking law firm head counts to top 2,000 U.S.-based attorneys.