963 ABA Journal Diversity articles.
Apr 1, 2023 12:30 AM CDT
Studies supporting an “academic mismatch” theory claim that students are harmed by racial preferences, but the data doesn’t support that assertion, according to a professor at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law.
Mar 29, 2023 9:41 AM CDT
Mar 27, 2023 10:32 AM CDT
The New York Supreme Court’s appellate division is whittling down the types of justice system involvement that would-be lawyers have to disclose when applying for bar admission. The changes are intended “to better promote equity and fairness in the character and fitness interview process.”
Mar 20, 2023 9:35 AM CDT
Mar 16, 2023 11:47 AM CDT
Updated: The Golden Gate University School of Law, which has not had a two-year bar pass rate at or above 75% since its class of 2017, has received an extension to come into compliance with Standard 316, which requires a bar passage rate of at least 75% within a two-year time period.
Mar 14, 2023 10:52 AM CDT
Mar 8, 2023 9:07 AM CST
Updated: Three law schools have come into compliance with an ABA accreditation standard requiring two-year bar passage rates of at least 75%, the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently announced.
Mar 6, 2023 11:17 AM CST
Updated: The Baylor University School of Law is noncompliant with an accreditation standard that requires schools to demonstrate “concrete action” showing a commitment to having a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff, according to an ABA notice posted Wednesday.
Mar 2, 2023 10:48 AM CST
Feb 27, 2023 8:39 AM CST
The Florida St. Thomas University College of Law recently announced that it would be adding Benjamin L. Crump to its title in recognition of the Black civil rights lawyer.
Feb 9, 2023 12:43 PM CST
The House of Delegates addressed the deep-rooted differences between male and female attorneys in the criminal legal profession at the ABA Midyear Meeting in New Orleans on Monday.
Feb 6, 2023 2:04 PM CST
Feb 6, 2023 8:37 AM CST
More than three-fourths of Massachusetts lawyers are experiencing burnout, and almost half have thought about leaving their legal employer or the legal profession for that reason or because of stress in the last three years.
Feb 2, 2023 12:07 PM CST
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