#GoodRead | Goodbye to 'Honeys' in Court, by Vote of American Bar Association

by Tony Webster [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

by Tony Webster [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Goodbye to 'Honeys' in Court, by Vote of American Bar Association":

The ethics rule now forbids comments or actions that single out someone on the basis of race, religion, sex, disability and other factors. Nearly two dozen state bars and the District of Columbia bar have similar rules. But there has been no national prohibition of such behavior, which, many female lawyers complain, results in too many “honeys,” “darlings” and other sexist remarks and gestures toward them while they are trying to practice their profession.

Read Elizabeth Olson's full article at The New York Times here…