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Cover - Spring, 2014Vol. 8, Issue 2 / Spring 2014  

... and Justice for All? The Gender Pay Gap in the Law

Despite laws intended to equalize compensation, generations of stereotypes and unconscious biases still affect female compensation and advancement. Even the legal profession - which is dedicated to equality and justice - faces the same dilemma.

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