45 ABA Journal Attorneys of Color articles.
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
Oct 3, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
Sep 12, 2019 2:38 PM CDT
Dallas lawyer Sara E. Inman has seen the topic of race make even the most confident attorneys squirm. A law firm cannot reach the goal of diversifying if attorneys in the office are uncomfortable talking about diversity past the surface level.
Sep 12, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Former White House counsel is acquitted on false-statement charge
Federal jurors on Wednesday acquitted former White House counsel Greg Craig on a charge of making false statements to the government…
Sep 4, 2019 4:55 PM CDT
Jun 25, 2019 3:12 PM CDT
Lawyers in markets with less competition might be more likely to racially discriminate against clients seeking legal representation, a Yale researcher has concluded.
Yale University lecturer and postdoctoral associate Jun 6, 2019 3:26 PM CDT
The immigration law firm Fragomen has ousted White & Case from its position atop the American Lawyer’s diversity scorecard rankings.
Fifty-five of the nation’s largest law firms had at least…
May 30, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
Updated: A court fight between Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht and one of its former partners is airing allegations of financial misconduct, sexual assault, masturbation, retaliation and a $65…
May 21, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
May 3, 2019 9:25 AM CDT
A former federal prosecutor who was an equity partner at Mayer Brown has been elected the new mayor of Chicago in a landslide victory against her runoff opponent.
Apr 3, 2019 3:07 PM CDT
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison took a hit on social media in December when a partnership promotion photo appeared to show just one woman and 11 white men. Now, the firm is finding vindication in a recent report by the nonprofit Lawyers of Color.
Apr 2, 2019 1:14 PM CDT
Corrected: A black lawyer with the Maryland Legal Aid said he has started carrying his business card with him after a sheriff’s deputy at the courthouse mistook him for a…
Mar 27, 2019 10:07 AM CDT