366 ABA Journal Diversity articles.
An app is unlikely to solve complex trust issues in community policing, and hackathons have their own challenges simply in turning good ideas into workable prototypes. Getting a finished tech product in the hands of wary citizens would be a tall order. But the Aug. 4 daylong JusticeHack during the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago pointed at a winning approach to this dilemma.
Aug 5, 2018 2:00 PM CDT
The city of South Fulton, Georgia, has a municipal court system that is led entirely by black women, but it wasn’t part of any kind of master plan, according to Chief Judge Tiffany Carter Sellers.
Jun 26, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Studies have shown that implicit bias is something that affects everyone to some degree. So what steps can legal professionals at all ranks take to make the justice system fairer and more equitable?
In this episode of the Modern Law Library, the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles speaks with Judge Bernice Donald of the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and professor Sarah E. Redfield of the University of New Hampshire School of Law about Enhancing Justice: Reducing Bias
, a book published by the ABA.
May 10, 2018 8:30 AM CDT
New research confirms what many had suspected: women and minority founders are underrepresented in legal technology.
May 9, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Riley, Safer, Holmes & Cancila has named co-founder Patricia Brown Holmes as its first managing partner in what may be a precedent-setting appointment, according to the law firm.
Apr 20, 2018 4:40 PM CDT
Finding the right mentor can be tricky—especially for female and minority lawyers.
Mar 8, 2018 6:09 PM CST
Mentor and find mentors. Build a team that can speak for you and support that can reassure you. And don't let your fears tell you you are an imposter.
Mar 7, 2018 5:12 PM CST
In meetings with lawyers around the country, a question I often hear is: “What does the ABA do for me?” My answer every time: More than you realize.
Mar 1, 2018 12:35 AM CST
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
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