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n.1.An awl.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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According to NAWL's own ( survey , the percentage of female equity partners has only increased from 16 percent to 18 percent.
NAWL had issued a challenge to firms in 2006, setting a test for elevating women to equity partner, chief legal officer, and tenured law professors in increased rates and numbers.
Ultimately, the distinctive language of section 28 was developed at a March 18, 1981 meeting between federal government Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers, Fred Jordan and Edythe MacDonald, key members from the Ad Hoc Committee and NAWL (Marilou McPhedran, Suzanne Boivin, and Tamra Thomson, respectively), and Ad Hoc legal advisor, Beverley Baines.
As president of NAWL, Kaufman will introduce two new member benefits: the NAWL Pro Bono Initiative, through which NAWL will serve as a clearinghouse for pro bono opportunities for.
National feminist organizations active in the antiviolence movement, such as NAWL, have recently been forced to close their doors.
They are called phthalates (pronounced thal' atz) and bisphenol (biz fe' nawl) A, BPA for short.
NAWL could have filed an intervenor's brief to highlight issues not otherwise argued.
"Many talented and ambitious women lawyers who have stepped off the treadmill for various reasons want to return to the workforce but find the road back to the law paved with potholes and roadblocks," said NAWL President Cathy Fleming, a partner at Nixon Peabody.