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What a tense, absurd year this has been. I started 2020 innocently, chronicling the usual foibles of Big Law. But then COVID-19 hit, followed by George Floyd’s murder, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, the hurried appointment of Justice Amy Coney Barrett and the presidential election. Each of those events was draining, often coloring what I wrote. Here are my most-talked-about posts for 2020:

Vivia Chen1. Posts that infuriated women: The two Amys. My series on Amy Cooper, the white dog-walker who falsely accused a Black man of assault in Central Park, and Amy Coney Barrett pressed the buttons of liberal and conservative women.

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Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen is a senior columnist at The American Lawyer and the creator of The Careerist blog.

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