358 ABA Journal articles on Diversity.
Legal analytics can study the gender of attorney appearances in court to see whether a firm has true gender diversity.
Feb 1, 2018 1:20 AM CST
Corrected: Legal scholar L. Song Richardson took over as dean of the University of California at Irvine School of Law on Jan. 1.
Richardson is currently the only woman of…
Jan 12, 2018 11:33 AM CST
The New York State Bar Association recommends standing rule to encourage young attorney participation in court. Judges can offer oral argument as incentive to address litigation’s gender disparities.
Jan 1, 2018 3:45 AM CST
Nearly 35 percent of lawyers at major U.S. law firms are women, while about 15 percent are minorities, according to statistics released Friday by the National Association for Law Placement.
Dec 15, 2017 11:32 AM CST
U.S. Supreme Court law clerks in the last dozen years are mostly white men, a number that highlights “near-glacial progress” since the first demographic study of clerks in 1998, according to research by a legal publication.
Dec 12, 2017 8:00 AM CST
Neal Katyal has broken the record held by Thurgood Marshall for the minority lawyer with the most oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Katyal, a Hogan Lovells partner, broke…
Dec 1, 2017 7:00 AM CST
Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office is now home to a rainbow crew of LGBTQ startups, with seven already part of the new StartOut Growth Lab and about a dozen in the pipeline.
Dec 1, 2017 1:50 AM CST
Patricia Brown Holmes had become the youngest African-American woman to serve as a Cook County associate judge. Then she was told she might have only six months to live.
Dec 1, 2017 12:25 AM CST
Minority lawyers are an increasing percentage of lawyers at law firms, but their numbers still lag at the partnership level, according to the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
Sixteen percent of…
Nov 30, 2017 3:38 PM CST
Black graduates of Harvard Law School leave private practice at a higher rate than white or black lawyers nationwide, according to a study of the graduates from 2000 to 2016.
Oct 17, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
In a Diversity Lab project, 55 participating law firms will agree to abide by the so-called Mansfield rule when making decisions on leadership opportunities within the firm.
Oct 1, 2017 2:10 AM CDT
Despite decades of lip service to the importance of diversity in the legal community, the upper ranks of most law firms fail to reflect the gender and ethnic makeup of practitioners or the population at large.
Oct 1, 2017 12:50 AM CDT
In a field premised on protecting the rights of others, law firm equality should be a de facto presumption. But in practice, not enough firms are putting in enough effort to get it right, and even fewer are doing it well.
Oct 1, 2017 12:05 AM CDT
Diversity at law firms, especially at the higher levels of partnership, continues to be a hot topic of discussion. But is that all that it is, a discussion item?
Aug 25, 2017 12:26 PM CDT
Minority law school enrollment recently topped 30 percent, but law firms are not making substantial progress in hiring and promoting minority lawyers, according to a Law360 survey.
Nearly 85 percent…
Aug 23, 2017 10:57 AM CDT
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