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  • NJEP was the catalyst for a series of task forces to examine gender bias in court systems across the country. New Jersey was the first state to establish a Supreme Court Task Force on Women in the Courts. This article assesses the status of the New Jersey task force's recommendations and evaluates the task force’s impact on substantive judicial decision-making and the treatment of women in court environments. 12 Women’s Rts. L. Rep. 313 (1991)
  • Published in the Women's Rights Law Reporter in 1986, this article examines the efforts of our National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) to make under­standing gender bias an integral part of Amer­ican judicial education.
  • Published in The Judges Journal in 1985, this article explores three common, sexist stereotypes about women that arise in the courtroom and have the power to shape judicial decision-making.
  • Originally published in TRIAL in August 1983, this article examines how gender-based stereotype affect women litigators, who are often evaluated on sexist assumptions rather than their abilities.
  • Resources for Violence Against Women and the Courts:Fact Sheets on Sexual Violence from the National Judicial Education Program for the National Center for State CourtsTo encourage state courts to use their Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 5 percent STOP Grant court set-aside for projects on sexual assault as well as domestic violence, the National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) worked with the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) as part of their OVW-funded grant.
    Resources for Violence Against Women and the Courts: Fact Sheets on Sexual Violence from the National Judicial Education Program for the National Center for State Courts
  • On June 24th, 2022, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that overruled Roe v. Wade and eliminates the federal constitutional right to abortion. This decision leaves laws related to abortion access up to individual states. The immediate impact has been a ban of abortion in several states with more bans and restrictions likely to come.
  • Legal Momentum has long advocated for women’s unrestricted access to reproductive healthcare.  
  • Download as PDF Three decades ago, Legal Momentum was part of a landmark Title VII victory. Tomorrow, October 8, 2019, the case will be center stage in a critical LGBTQ case before the Supreme Court.
  • Register/Invest For 22 years, Aiming High has been our signature national award presented to the nation's most accomplished women and men in business and the law. Explore all Aiming High past honorees. See the 2022 Sponsorship Form  


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