The American Bar Association (ABA) has prohibited lawyers from calling any parties by any sexist or racist names, such as honey, darling, sweets, or anything along those lines intentionally. For women attorneys who hate being patronized because of her gender, this is an improvement. Twenty-four states and the District of Columbia have current laws in place protecting women in the courthouse.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/10/business/dealbook/aba-prohibits-sexual-harassment-joining-many-state-bars.html?smid=fb-share

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