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- Gender and the Practice of Law in Canada
- Alessandra Sodano (author); Doug King (thesis advisor); Mount Royal University Economics, Justice and Policy Studies (Degree granting institution)
- Date issued
- 2020-04-22; 2020-04-22
- One may ask why paralegals are shown to be the only profession in the criminal justice system that has an overrepresentation of women employees, while male legal professionals tend to be identified as attorneys – perhaps it is due to societal ideologies of male dominance. Male dominated industries and occupations, like law practice, have fewer women employees, women have a harder time excelling in their field, and are less likely to attain partnership promotion. Career expansion is difficult on women in the male-dominated field of law. Although women are completing law school at the same rate as men, higher numbers of women are leaving law (attrition) compared to men, losing their talent...
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- Undergraduate Student Research