UIC Law professor Teri McMurtry-Chubb makes book on DEI pedagogy available free for law faculty

October 20, 2021

UIC LAW — Prominent critical-race-and-gender scholar Professor Teri McMurtry-Chubb has published a new, comprehensive pedagogical how-to on diversity, equity and inclusion teaching methods. Strategies & Techniques for Integrating DEI into the Core Law Curriculum: A Comprehensive Guide to DEI Pedagogy, Course Planning, and Classroom Practice, published by Wolters Kluwer Legal Education, is now available to legal….

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University of Mississippi Law hosts prospective students on HBCU Preview Day

October 19, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI NEWS — Students from four of the state’s historically black colleges and universities recently visited the University of Mississippi School of Law to see what the school offers and introduce them to the many resources, including faculty and staff, available to assist in the law school application process. The preview day is part of….

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New England Law Boston students awarded diversity and service scholarships

October 19, 2021

NEW ENGLAND LAW BOSTON — In September alone, four law students at New England Law | Boston received scholarship awards from firms and funds focused on diversity and service: Christianna Golden, Sebastien Gustave, Aisha Nanyanzi, and Layana White. Christianna Golden, a third-year student and President of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at New England Law, is….

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Colleges adjust faculty hiring strategies amid pandemic

October 18, 2021

DIVERSE EDUCATION — Although budget cuts in the wake of COVID-19 have led to hiring freezes at some institutions, faculty diversity initiatives continue. In the pandemic world of academia, many institutions are struggling to keep enrollment up and costs down, but there is still a distinct awareness that moves must be made to bring faculty diversity closer….

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Advice for neurodiverse students on succeeding in law school

October 14, 2021

ABA FOR LAW STUDENTS — Law school can be a melting pot when it comes to the student body, and one way students differ is in neurodiversity. What’s neurodiversity? And what does it mean to be neurodivergent? In a nutshell, it means that just as every person is special in their own unique way, so are their….

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Boston University Law partners with Center for Antiracist Research on research projects

October 14, 2021

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Over the summer, Gabriela Rosario (’23), Alexandra Stanley (’22), and a handful of other BU Law students had the opportunity to advocate for the right of people who have been falsely accused of crimes to pursue civil rights claims against the police or other government officials. The team of students conducted….

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Ohio State University Law professor Katrina Lee reflects on her experience with anti-Asian harassment

October 13, 2021

COLUMBUS MONTHLY — For years, I have engaged in the community, and I’ve embraced opportunities to support the diverse Asian American population and work on diversity, equity and inclusion issues. I have long served on the board of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Central Ohio. I have served as faculty adviser for the….

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Penn State Law hosts Black women law school deans for discussion about supporting students and diversity in the legal profession

October 13, 2021

DAILY COLLEGIAN — Four law school deans from around the country — Danielle Conway, Browne Lewis, Camille Davidson and Renee Hutchins — sat down with moderator Wende’ Ferguson Thursday to discuss how to best improve diversity within their student bodies and equitable career outcomes for Black law students. The virtual conversation titled “A Briefing With Black Leaders:….

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University at Buffalo Law ‘Discover Law’ program mentors prospective law students from underrepresented backgrounds

October 13, 2021

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW — Johnniel Morales has a clear, powerful statement about how UB’s Discover Law Undergraduate Scholars Program, an immersive summer program for promising underrepresented students, changed his life. It’s about “admiring the value of my potential and the diversity that surrounds me as an opportunity to reflect and rebuild over the….

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Case Western Reserve Law scholarship honors alumna and supports women law students

October 13, 2021

SPECTRUM NEWS 1 — “When Jodi began her legal career, almost all the partners and all the law firms were men, and she was the first woman partner at the firm,” said Michael Scharf, dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Law. “She was a path breaker, a trailblazer. And we would like to have….

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