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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...

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