A Break in the Glass Ceiling? Majority of Law Students are Women

For the first time in history, there are more women in U.S. law schools – just over 50 percent of the seats at accredited law schools.

According to The New York Times, a nearly equal amount of men and women have enrolled in juris doctorate programs for several years. However, the American Bar Association recently released data that shows women now make up more than half of those students.

So what does this mean for the profession? Click here to read the entire The New York Times article.

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There’s a Food Boom in Pittsburgh. So What’s Driving It?

The headlines keep coming. First, Zagat named Pittsburgh the No. 1 food city in America. Vogue has a piece that proclaimed, “Pittsburgh is not just a happening place to visit — increasingly, people, especially New Yorkers, are toying with the idea of moving here.”

The people that are making Pittsburgh more and more of a popular destination are…….young people. Not what you would expect from the Steel City. But, according to a recent New York Times article, “Cheap rent and a voracious appetite for culture have attracted artists. Cheap rent and Carnegie Mellon University have attracted companies like Google, Facebook and Uber, seeking to tap local tech talent. And cheap rent alone has inspired chefs to pursue deeply personal projects that might have a hard time surviving in the Darwinian real estate microclimates of New York and San Francisco.”

It’s a fantastic article that’s worth the read!