Indiana University McKinney Law faculty to participate in ABA panel discussion on pipeline programs aimed at improving access to the legal profession

July 30, 2021

INDIANA UNIVERSITY ROBERT H. MCKINNEY SCHOOL OF LAW — Three people with IU McKinney connections will take part in a discussion about educational pipeline programs aimed at increasing access to the legal profession. The law school’s Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Patricia Kinney, ’02, and Professor Max Huffman, will be joined on the panel by….

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Samford Cumberland Law partners with Tuskegee University on accelerated ‘3+3’ bachelor’s/JD program

June 3, 2021

SAMFORD CUMBERLAND LAW — Samford University Cumberland School of Law and Tuskegee University have partnered to offer Tuskegee undergraduate students an accelerated bachelor’s to J.D. program.

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Samford Cumberland Law partners with Austin Peay State University on accelerated ‘3+3’ bachelor’s/JD program

June 3, 2021

SAMFORD CUMBERLAND LAW — Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law and Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee, have partnered to offer Austin Peay undergraduate students an accelerated bachelor’s to J.D. program.

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University of Miami Law hosts free online summer legal academy for high school students

April 30, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Miami School of Law offers two separate online summer legal academies to rising high school juniors and seniors and to undergraduate college students at no cost. Miami Law hopes the July 5 to July 23 program will provide students in both groups the opportunity to broaden their understanding of both….

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New England Law | Boston partners with law firms on legal profession pipeline program

April 23, 2021

PRNEWSWIRE — New England Law | Boston has announced the introduction of the Portia Pipeline to Practice Program, designed to promote career-readiness and support the transition to legal employment with a particular emphasis on diverse students.

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Chapman Law joins California pipeline program to help diversify the legal profession

March 26, 2021

CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY — As part of its continued efforts to foster greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession, Chapman University and its Dale E. Fowler School of Law recently joined the California Leadership-Access-Workforce (Cal LAW) Pathways program as one of its institutional partners.

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Pipeline programs aim to diversify the legal profession by reaching prospective law students earlier

January 22, 2021

NPR — A number of groups are focusing on “the pipeline” to law school as a way to diversify the legal profession overall. A 2015 study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that the law was the least racially diverse profession in the country, and it remains among the top.

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A look at the University of Houston Pre-Law Pipeline Program’s sixth year

September 17, 2020

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — The first online-only classes in the University of Houston Law Center Pre-Law Pipeline Program recently celebrated their introduction to the study of law during a reception event held via Zoom.

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A look at the University of Houston Pre-Law Pipeline Program’s sixth year

September 9, 2020

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — The first online-only classes in the University of Houston Law Center Pre-Law Pipeline Program recently celebrated their introduction to the study of law during a reception event held via Zoom.

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University of Utah Law partners with Harvard Law to offer incoming students online orientation modules

July 22, 2020

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH S.J. QUINNEY COLLEGE OF LAW — The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law  has entered a new partnership with Harvard Law School to offer incoming  students a series of online orientation modules called Zero-L.

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