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Features

Beneath the Surface
Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter for Lawyers of Color, and What Lawyers Can Do To Address Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession
Is Anybody Listening? Does Anybody Care?
As the current president of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), I spend a lot of my time talking with students, lawyers, and judges about the frustrating disconnect between the frequently expressed commitment to diversity in the legal profession and the absence of ...
After "I Do"
On Jan. 16, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari to four new cases on same-sex marriage arising out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, with oral argument in April 2015. Although the circuit split created by the ...
Diversely Native
Many federal Indian law professors have experienced some version of the following: We go to a law school to give a workshop on a specific aspect of federal Indian law and get a question along the lines of ...
Fair Speech: Gender-Neutral Language in the Courts
In recent years, the formal language of the courts has changed in response to efforts to create, in the words of the New York Task Force on Women in the Courts, “a justice system more fully committed to ...
How the ADA Was Passed
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. The ADA created critical legal protections and opened up new possibilities for individuals with disabilities in ...