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University of Houston Law Center Dedicates DEI Efforts to Supporting Students...

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT...

Haley Taylor Schlitz Becomes America’s Youngest Black Law School Graduate

Nineteen-year-old Texas native Haley Taylor Schlitz recently made history as the youngest Black American to ever earn a law degree when she graduated from...

10 Law Schools to Guarantee Admission to Underrepresented Students

A new post-baccalaureate program aims to provide law schools with a means of offering deferred admission to first-generation and underrepresented applicants who may need...

Law Schools Commit to Furthering Anti-Racist Training, Addressing Inequity

Law schools, perhaps more than any other institutions in higher education, are in a unique position to address structural racism and effect meaningful societal...

Law Schools Support Criminal Justice Reform by Empowering Inmates

May 2020 marked the first time in the Law School Admission Test’s (LSAT) 73-year history that law school hopefuls could complete the exam from...

Law Students Learn to Represent the Underrepresented

Gaining hands-on experience is a critical part of becoming an effective lawyer, which is why many law schools around the nation offer clinical programs...

Law School Recruitment and Assistance from Legal Groups Help Firms...

Lawyers are often charged with protecting the rights of the nation’s most underrepresented populations, and yet the legal profession remains one of the least...

Dave Nee Foundation Supports Lawyers, Law Students Who Suffer from Depression

Approximately 28 percent of practicing lawyers in the United States struggle with depression, according to a recent study by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation...

Former Student Loan Provider Focuses on Giving Back to Law Schools...

For more than 35 years, the AccessLex Institute has provided resources to law schools and scholars by recognizing student barriers and offering services that...