634 ABA Journal Diversity articles.
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Law prof who studied Black land ownership wins ‘genius grant’
Thomas Wilson Mitchell, a law professor at the Texas A&M University, is the only lawyer among 21 winners of the…
Oct 6, 2020 3:15 PM CDT
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Oct 2, 2020 12:40 PM CDTfailure to retain women and minorities was not a “hard problem,” but rather a character flaw. My intent was not to imply malice; many partners at law firms genuinely want their diversity numbers to improve. Still, facts are facts.
Oct 1, 2020 9:14 AM CDT
“People who violate the norms get punished. Whether that is demanding equal pay, demanding to get the same quality of work as a nonminority or demanding to be spoken to with dignity, norm violators get punished. And for too long, women were expected to sit down, be quiet and follow the lead of men,” says Fitzgerald Bramwell, a Chicago litigator.
Oct 1, 2020 3:30 AM CDT
Female lawyers face unique work-from-home issues, compounding well-documented attrition and promotion challenges. Virtual work makes it harder to establish relationships with mentors and sponsors, and fractionalization can happen.
Oct 1, 2020 2:50 AM CDT
To many, it may seem ironic that a deaf judge presides over hearings. Although I navigate the world as a South Asian Muslim woman with hearing loss, seeing my disability as my power is what shaped my path to law.
Oct 1, 2020 2:30 AM CDT
Not many lawyers can say they’ve worked with the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, with cage fighters nicknamed The American Psycho, Cyborg and Rampage, and with the first family of stock car racing. But not many lawyers have a career like Tracey Lesetar-Smith’s.
Oct 1, 2020 2:20 AM CDT
Winning cases and helping clients is crucial to a profitable law firm. But there’s another piece of the puzzle that’s often neglected: company culture.
Oct 1, 2020 1:40 AM CDT
“What’s encouraging is that it seems like people are listening, and we can be part of that driving force to see real action and real change,” Wolf says.
Oct 1, 2020 12:15 AM CDT
Trump offered SCOTUS nomination to Barrett the same day he met with her
President Donald Trump offered the U.S. Supreme Court nomination to Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Sept. 21,…
Sep 30, 2020 4:21 PM CDT
On a hot day in June 2019, Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson stood up and made a promise to her community. “This is going to be a place where students know they are enough, and they can build from that and grow from that,” she said.
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