In the Law This Week!

June 10, 2013
  • Happy 50th birthday, Equal Pay Act! (Brain Pickings) And yet the gender wage gap endures. (NPR)
  • Today, thousands of people are sitting for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), which is administered 4 times a year. The test, which is 65 years old, was originally intended to be no longer than an hour. Now it’s four. (LSAC)
  • As we await the Supreme Court’s decisions on gay marriage, voting rights and affirmative action, catch up on the people behind the cases. (NBC)
  • 3 Questions on Race and Identity for Justice Clarence Thomas (CNN)
  • Mom sues Fox News for airing her husband’s suicide after her kids find it on You Tube. (Courthouse News Service)
  • George Zimmerman’s trial for killing Trayvon Martin begins today. (WSJ)
  • On Thursday, Canada’s Supreme Court will hear a case that will determine the future of prostitution in the country. (The Province)