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Don’t have a cow, man: Seeking elasticity in court gowning directives

  • February 24, 2016
  • Kim Covert

What’s a pregnant lawyer to do when the waistcoat she’s required to wear in court no longer covers her baby bump, and her judge remains unsympathetic to her plight? The Women Lawyers Forum proposed a resolution for the CBA MidWinter meeting calling for rules allowing women to depart from strict gowning requirements when necessary while pregnant.