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“I’m 5’10. Skirts are rarely long enough to cover my knees,” tweeted an Indiana attorney by the Twitter handle @AnxietyAtLaw. “How does the fact that my knees are visible have any impact on my [presence] in a courtroom?? Answer: IT DOESN’T.”
April 15, 2022 at 07:50 AM
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Women in Law
From being instructed not to wear pantsuits to getting chastised for not wearing pantyhose, women attorneys have taken to Twitter to expose how their wardrobes have been scrutinized in the legal industry.
Across the nation, lawyers noted disparate advice and treatment often begins in law school but say it continues through hiring events, into law firms and in courtrooms.
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