Faced with a call for a boycott of a discussion at its annual meeting next week, the New York State Bar Association has revised its plans to have a panel of “distinguished gentlemen” expound on the “strengths and weaknesses” of women in the legal profession.

Bridget J. Crawford, a Pace Law School professor, had urged state bar members to boycott the Committee on Women in the Law‘s Jan. 26 panel discussion entitled “Their Point of View: Tips From the Other Side,” calling it an “insult to all women in the legal profession.”

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