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Vedder Thinking | Articles Hannah Arenstam Recently Published in Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy

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Associate Hannah M. Arenstam’s article, “A Mother of a Problem: How the Language of Inequality Affects Maternity Leave Policies and Women in Law Firms,” was recently published in the Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy. The article examines specific features of the ways with which maternity leave is engaged and the various forms such policies take. Ms. Arenstam highlights the connections between the separation of “men’s” and “women’s” issues, and the subjugation of women’s needs to male-driven society. She also briefly outlines the history of maternity leave in the United States, beginning with women’s entry into the workforce.

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