27 ABA Journal Attorneys of Color articles.
Nathaniel Jones, civil rights lawyer and appeals judge, dies at 93
Former civil rights lawyer and federal appeals judge Nathaniel Jones died Sunday at age 93. Jones was on the…
Jan 27, 2020 4:20 PM CST
LaToya Bell, an assistant public defender in Houston County in Georgia, a member of the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division and Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division, and a member of the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division, handles as many as 200 to 250 cases at any time involving misdemeanors and traffic offenses in state court. She has earned her own reputation for being hopeful for her clients—hopeful not only that justice is served, but that she can in some way improve their lives.
Jan 22, 2020 1:27 PM CST
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In this new episode of Asked and Answered, Ripa Rashid of Culture at Work talks to the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward about how can firms keep female and minority lawyers from leaving and the potentially high cost if and when they depart.
Dec 30, 2019 6:00 AM CST
From famous celebrity prenups to groundbreaking black lawyers to First Amendment milestones, the ABA Journal presents our favorite slideshow galleries from this year. Which gallery was your favorite?
Dec 23, 2019 9:50 AM CST
Dec 18, 2019 1:39 PM CST
House committee approves articles of impeachment
The House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, sending them to the full U.S. House of…
Dec 13, 2019 4:15 PM CST
A newly released study that found racial disparities in California’s lawyer discipline system will help the state bar address unintended bias. The study found racial disparities in probationary discipline, disbarment and discipline-related resignation.
Nov 18, 2019 12:38 PM CST
Nov 5, 2019 2:17 PM CST
Instead of feeling like valued employees, women and lawyers of color often feel like “diversity props” or window dressing—tokens of diversity but without the inclusion.
Nov 1, 2019 3:30 AM CDT
Recognizing a lawyer’s ethical obligation to promote diversity bridges the gap between the moral case for diversity and the business case for diversity. It invokes shared values and professional responsibility. To establish that, we have the obligation and the agency to pursue liberty and justice for all, within and outside our practices.
Nov 1, 2019 1:40 AM CDT
Jurors award $8B in punitive damages in Risperdal case
Jurors in Philadelphia found Johnson & Johnson liable for $8 billion in punitive damages Tuesday in a case brought by a…
Oct 9, 2019 4:48 PM CDT