93 ABA Journal Attorneys of Color articles.
First black female Harvard Law grad dies from novel coronavirus
The first black woman to graduate from Harvard Law School has died after contracting COVID-19. Lila Fenwick graduated from the…
Apr 15, 2020 5:03 PM CDT
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The universe unfolds as it is intended. That’s the mantra Robert Saunooke has called on for motivation through much of his life. It guided the citizen and enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians through challenges he encountered during his childhood and opportunities he embraced as he built a practice focused on representing Native American tribes and their members.
Mar 16, 2020 10:20 AM CDT
SCOTUS splits over undocumented immigrant’s fight against state identify theft conviction
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Tuesday against Ramiro Garcia, an unauthorized immigrant in Kansas who was convicted…
Mar 3, 2020 3:21 PM CST
Texas Southern University president leaves school with no blame for alleged law school misconduct
Texas Southern University is parting ways with its president without any claims of wrongdoing, which is…
Feb 21, 2020 4:50 PM CST
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.
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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
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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