New Rule Bans Lawyers From Making Sexist Comments In The Courtroom
The American Bar Association has amended its professional code of conduct to ban sexist language while addressing women in the courtroom.By Briana Altergott | August 10, 2016
"Legally Blonde's" Elle Woods is definitely fictional, as is the scene where she's sexually harassed.
"Are you hitting on me?" Woods says in response to an advance from her professor.
But many female lawyers have had similar demeaning experiences while on the job. And the American Bar Association hopes to change that with a ban put into place this week.