In a few short weeks, the 2nd Annual Lara D. Gass Symposium will take place. United States Federal Bankruptcy Judge Rebecca Connelly of the Western District of Virginia has written this post for Juris Sophia in honor of Lara. On October 30, 2015, WLSO will hold the Second Annual Lara D. Gass Symposium on Women in the…
The 2nd Annual Lara D. Gass Symposium will be on October 30, 2015. In the next few weeks, we will be providing blog posts by the organizers and speakers of the event! This first post is by Deb Howe, the Symposium Chair for the Woman Law Students Organization: Twelve professionals, three topics, fascinating questions, and…
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“Working in the sex crimes prosecution unit of the Liberian government opened my eyes to the many obstacles Liberia faces in combating post-conflict sexual violence.” –Monica Tulchinsky, ’13L
“I was certainly not about to let what I could control—my own behavior in reaction to this discomfort or socialization or whatever it was—impair my ability to advocate effectively for my clients[.]” –Crystal Doyle, Esq., ’09L
“The ruling does not truly change how private insurance companies issue coverage for transition related care nor does it alter the government’s ability to discriminate against transgender individuals.” –Rachel Kurzweil, ’15L
“Finally, I realized that a well-paying profession would give me the personal freedom to make my own way, with or without a partner.” –Angelica Light, ’75L