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NAACP Legal Defense Fund Names Inaugural Marshall-Motley Scholars

On the anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in May, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) announced the names of...

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...

University of Cincinnati Paralegal Students Work to Make Legal System More...

Shayla Parsons, a student in the University of Cincinnati Clermont College’s (UC Clermont) Paralegal Program, has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to improving access to...

Ensuring Culturally Responsive Legal Education

Law schools have the opportunity and responsibility to create stronger and more culturally responsive legal education. Doing so should involve a robust focus...

Addressing Inequities Precipitated by the LSAT: Schools and Nonprofits Strive to...

According to the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), which administers the law school admission test (LSAT), the mean score of African American test-takers in...

Two Law Schools Commit to Diversifying the Legal Profession

As the majority of law schools struggle to diversify their student bodies, there are some that stand above the rest, eclipsing even the national...

Law Schools Update Curriculum to Reflect Emerging LGBTQ Issues

When Nima Eshghi, JD, chose Northeastern University School of Law to pursue her legal degree, she did so knowing that the school was recognized...

Career Trends and Opportunities in Law

There are many things to consider when making the decision to go into law. The state of the job market, type of position you...

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...

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)...

Online Exclusive: ABA President-Elect Shares More Insights

INSIGHT Into Diversity spoke with Paulette Brown, president-elect of the American Bar Association, for our July/August issue. In this online-only portion of the conversation, she...