Survey finds large gender discrepancy in law firm partner pay

10 December 2018

BLOOMBERG LAW — Last year, female partners earned an average of $627,000 annually compared to $959,000 for male partners, according to the 2018 Partner Compensation Survey, published Dec. 6 by legal consulting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa.

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UCLA Law Fellows program receives grant to boost diversity in the law

3 December 2018

UCLA LAW — The Law Fellows Program at UCLA School of Law has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence to continue its trailblazing efforts to increase diversity in the legal profession.

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UCLA Law professor files affirmative action lawsuit against University of California system

19 November 2018

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Lawsuit seeks information on candidates for admission throughout University of California campuses, seeking to demonstrate that race continues to be a factor in admissions.

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The Council on Legal Education Opportunity honors American University Washington College of Law’s diversity initiatives

12 November 2018

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY — The Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), a national organization founded in 1968 to expand opportunities for minority and low-income students to attend law school, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year through the CLEO EDGE Awards.

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Poll: How Americans feel about affirmative action in higher education

5 November 2018

NPR — The Harvard trial wraps up on Friday. And for the past three weeks, the group Students for Fair Admissions has argued that the Ivy League school discriminates against Asian-American applicants.

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How the Harvard University admissions lawsuit could have implications for many U.S. colleges

5 November 2018

INSIDE HIGHER ED — In the last week, a major subject of testimony in the trial over Harvard University’s admissions policies was whether the university could maintain a diverse student body without considering race in admissions.

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University of Houston Law Center commemorates Diversity Matters Week

29 October 2018

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Nearly 300 high school and undergraduate college students received an inside look at the legal profession last week during Diversity Matters Day in Krost Hall at the University of Houston Law Center.

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Gonzaga Law School assistant dean of students brings new perspective to position

22 October 2018

THE GONZAGA BULLETIN — Camesha Little, the new assistant dean of students and director of academic support and bar programming at Gonzaga Law School never expected her J.D. from Texas A&M School of Law would land her in Spokane.

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CLEO honors University of Houston Law Center and associate dean for commitment to diversity

15 October 2018

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER —  The University of Houston Law Center and Associate Dean for Student Affairs Sondra Tennessee are being recognized by a national organization for their efforts to increase diversity in the legal profession.

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