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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...

The Implications of Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court Confirmation

On April 7, 2017, the Senate confirmed Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as the 101st associate justice...

The Role of Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in Law

INSIGHT’s discussion with chief diversity officers of three U.S. law firms  INSIGHT Into Diversity recently spoke with three chief diversity officers at law firms across the country...

BUILDING BONDS: Penn State Law Supports Minority Students Via Mentorship

College enrollment has been on the rise since 1990 and is projected to continue. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, this increase...

Areas for Improvement

Challenges and Recommendations to Addressing Diversity in the Legal Profession According to a 2014 review by the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession (IILP)...

Lessons of the Ellen Pao Case

The Ellen Pao gender discrimination case against her former employer — the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Kleiner Perkins) — was...

Lawmakers Propose Measures to Unify Colleges’ Responses to Sexual Assault

Due to inconsistent policies regarding sexual assault on college campuses across the state of California, lawmakers are considering a set of proposals that would...

Addressing Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

This month, I will complete my first year as the dean of the Howard University School of Law. I wanted to offer some observations...

The Abercrombie Case, Dress Codes, and Religious Discrimination

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, color, race, national origin, and religion. The law’s protections...