24 ABA Journal LGBTQ Attorneys articles.
Nearly 40% of lawyers who identify as having disabilities and/or as LGBTQ+ report experiencing discrimination, harassment and bias in the workplace, according to a new national study by the ABA and Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University.
Jul 15, 2020 3:20 PM CDT
Prosecutor to testify that Trump ally was treated better
A prosecutor who resigned in the Roger Stone case plans to tell Congress on Wednesday that his supervisors told him that…
Jun 23, 2020 4:44 PM CDT
Yale Law Women’s latest report on top law firms for gender and family friendliness is taking a new approach, with more categories and more opportunities to acknowledge law firms.
May 21, 2020 10:26 AM CDT
Salon owner wins release after she is jailed for defying TRO
A Dallas salon owner jailed for contempt after she ignored a temporary restraining owner to close her business was…
May 8, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
A judge in San Antonio, Texas, has received a private warning for displaying a rainbow flag in her courtroom and a public admonition for using Facebook to congratulate winning lawyers.
Apr 17, 2020 12:13 PM CDT
A Colorado lawyer should receive a stayed suspension for referring to a judge as a "gay, fat, f- -" in an email to two clients, according to an opinion by the judge appointed to preside in discipline matters.
Mar 30, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
US News’ ranking methodology is the cheese for law school rat race, report says
The U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings rely on categories including law school…
Mar 24, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
The 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting opens in the Lone Star State this week, providing ABA members the opportunity to attend hundreds of legal programs and events; hear from recognized law experts; and meet with colleagues in their sections, divisions, committees and councils.
Feb 12, 2020 1:04 PM CST
Utah allows bar admission for DACA immigrants
The Utah Supreme Court has approved a new rule that allows immigrants brought to the country illegally as children to gain admission to…
Feb 4, 2020 3:14 PM CST
A former nonequity partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres in San Francisco filed a lawsuit last Thursday alleging that the firm treated him differently because he is black and gay.
Jan 15, 2020 11:01 AM CST
Holder op-ed says AG Barr is unfit to be attorney general
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has proved he is unfit to lead the Department of Justice, according to an…
Dec 12, 2019 4:19 PM CST
Suspended law student is expelled after posting ‘okay to be white’ flyers
A suspended law student at Oklahoma City University was expelled after he posted flyers reading “It’s okay to…
Dec 11, 2019 3:21 PM CST
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
While it’s not far-fetched to speculate that changing office temperatures more than a few degrees in either direction could turn the thermostat into courtroom evidence, have entities that are committed to inclusion in the workplace considered whether a rise from 70 to 72 degrees might be enough to keep everyone more comfortable and increase overall productivity?
Oct 3, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a mitigation specialist who worked on the defense team for accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed can’t sue a co-counsel accused of outing him as a gay man to the client.
Sep 17, 2019 2:05 PM CDT
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