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Quote of the Day - It is vital to the nation that we retain those women who seek graduate degrees. Otherwise, we will lose our lead in innovation and ultimately our standard of living, as well as national security. - Arthur Bienenstock

Canadian Women Obtain More Law Degrees

More Canadian women than men are graduating with law degress. Today's Ottowa Citizen published a news article citing a recent news article citing a study performed by the Association for Canadian Studies about the results.

While some are excited about the results, the news is not all good. "Only about 20 percent of all women hold university degrees," said Dr. Jo-Anne Lee, a professor in women's studies at the University of Victoria. Even among those with degrees, she doubted many were able to achieve the highest positions in their professions.

Posted by J. Craig Williams on Sunday, September 14, 2003


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