October 3, 2007

The Supreme Court Does Right by Women – For a Change

by Dina Lassow, Senior CounselNational Women's Law Center The Supreme Court has done its share of cutting back on women’s rights, most recently by telling Lilly Ledbetter that she was too late to file her pay discrimination

October 2, 2007

11.6 Million Dollar Lesson

By Fatima Goss Graves, Senior CounselNational Women’s Law Center

October 2, 2007

The Future of UC Affirmative Action?

by Fatima Goss Graves, Senior CounselNational Women’s Law Center

October 1, 2007

I thought he looked a little familiar…

Jill Morrison, Senior CounselNational Women's Law Center Dr. Steven Galson has been appointed the acting Surgeon General of the United States. Yep, this is the same guy who played a big part in delaying access to Plan

September 27, 2007

Another Administration Official Pleads Poverty

by Karen Schulman, Senior Policy AnalystNational Women's Law Center

September 26, 2007

When It Comes to Paid Parental Leave, Even the Best Could Be Better

Kristina Gupta, Policy FellowNational Women’s Law Center Working Mother magazine just released their annual list of the 100 Best Companies in the United States. The companies on the list are honored for offering family-friendly benefits, including paid

September 25, 2007

The Women’s World Cup is Underway!

by Dina Lassow, Senior CounselNational Women's Law Center

September 25, 2007

Getting “Informed Consent” Right

By Rachel Rebouche, Law FellowNational Women's Law Center The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently rejected the claim that doctors must deliver ideological, non-medical speeches to women considering an abortion in Acuna v. Turkish.  Ms. Acuna brought

September 24, 2007

What’s a little Plan B between friends? Perfectly legal, that’s what.

by Jill Morrison, Senior Counsel and Gretchen Borchelt, Senior CounselNational Women's Law Center Recently, lots of us here in Washington were wondering if there are any restrictions on sharing Plan B among women 18 and older.  For

September 21, 2007

Victory for Medical Privacy in 10th Circuit

by Gretchen Borchelt, Senior CounselNational Women's Law Center The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals this week dismissed an appeal of a case that posed a threat to adolescent health and medical privacy.  Here’s what happened:

September 19, 2007

Back to the Bad Ole’ Days?

By Fatima Goss Graves, Senior CounselNational Women's Law Center Less than three months after the Supreme Court’s disappointing decision in two school integration cases, an Alabama school district is already taking steps that stand to further segregate