Syracuse Law Dean Craig Boise discusses school’s diversity and inclusion initiatives

19 February 2019

THE DAILY ORANGE — Students, professors and administration of Syracuse University’s College of Law — in recent interviews with The Daily Orange — acknowledged a lack of diversity in the student body and faculty there, detailing a slew of wide-ranging initiatives and ideas to bolster representation at Dineen Hall.

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Podcast: Legal industry diversity advocate discusses the latest developments in the profession

19 February 2019

ABA JOURNAL — In the 10 years since Emery K. Harlan, co-founder of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms, was featured as an ABA Journal Legal Rebel, he says little has changed for diversity in the profession.

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Technology companies and law firms partner on diversity pipeline program

19 February 2019

LAW.COM — Silicon Valley’s inside and outside counsel are teaming up to boost diversity in law, with a new 1L program that gives students from underrepresented backgrounds an opportunity to split 10 weeks of their summer between a firm and legal department.

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American Council on Education report: Achievement gaps remain among different racial groups

19 February 2019

CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — The key data points in the American Council on Education’s new report on race and ethnicity in higher education come as no surprise: College-student populations are growing more diverse, yet achievement gaps persist among different racial groups.

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Gift to Mercer Law establishes diversity and inclusion scholarship

19 February 2019

LAW.COM — Georgia Court of Appeals Judge M. Yvette Miller has established an endowed scholarship at Mercer University School of Law to promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, the court and the law school have announced.

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University of California system touts success of its Community Colleges Pathway to Law School program

19 February 2019

DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION — Launched in 2014, the initiative aims to diversify the legal profession by targeting members of historically underrepresented populations, which make up sizeable segments of community college enrollment.

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Cornell Law Review elects all-women board for first time

11 February 2019

LAW.COM — The Cornell Law Review made a splash this weekend when it elected an all-female executive board—believed to be a first for a flagship journal at a top law school. Like most other areas of the legal profession, men have long dominated law review participation and the leadership of those journals

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Law schools with highest percentage of women enrolled

11 February 2019

ABOVE THE LAW — Women are breaking barriers in the legal profession each and every day, and law school enrollment is no different. In 2016, women outnumbered men in law school classrooms for the first time on record.

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American Council on Education issues statement on proposed Title IX rules

4 February 2019

AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION — ACE and 60 other higher education associations submitted comments today on the Department of Education’s proposed Title IX regulations, underscoring the commitment of institutions to fairly, effectively, and compassionately investigate and resolve allegations of sexual harassment.

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UC Irvine Law hosts teach-in and training for legal community on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

4 February 2019

UCI LAW — Established in 2017, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Teach-in & Training at UCI Law provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, students, alumni, and local attorneys to come together to discuss opportunities to advocate for justice in a variety of legal practices.

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