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Professor Deborah Rhode: We Will Miss You Terribly

As it appeared on the Stanford Law School Blog By David Sanford ’95, Chair of Sanford Heisler Sharp and member of the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession Advisory Board Deborah Rhode was a great friend, and a devoted supporter of our civil rights law firm, our firm’s mission, and our firm’s clients. I first […]

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Lawyers Too: Recent Developments in the Legal Profession’s #MeToo Moment

In my legal writing class my first year of law school, each student presented mock oral arguments, and received feedback from classmates.  Following my argument, I was told that I was “persuasive” and “well prepared,” but what resonated most was the handful of classmates who described my argument as “aggressive.”  One classmate felt that I […]

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New York City’s New Law Seeks to Address and Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment

On May 9, 2018, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act (the “Act”), amending the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) to proactively combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The Act, passed by the New York City Council in the wake of the #MeToo movement, creates new […]

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