Date Chartered: 1/1/1973

Purpose

The Section on Minority Groups of the Association of American Law Schools, created by the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law Schools, carries forward the work of the Association by providing a common meeting ground as a means of effecting communication and collaborative action among law teachers and administrators interested in problems and programs relating to minority persons in the legal profession and also by formulating and submitting to the members of the Section, the Association, and other appropriate groups, such reports, recommendations and publications as may be deemed useful to effectuate specific policies and programs of the Section.

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Annual Meeting Programs

2019

Main Program
Aging and the Law (Co-sponsored by Minority Groups)
Environmental Law (Co-sponsored by Minority Groups)
Evidence (Co-sponsored by Minority Groups)
Luncheon 
Socio-economics (Co-sponsored by Minority Groups)
Pedagogy

Awards

Year Award Name Recipient Law School
2019 Clyde Ferguson Award Robin Lenhardt Forham University School of Law
2019 Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award Ifeoma Anjuwa Cornell Law School
2018 Clyde Ferguson Award Guy Charles Duke University School of Law
2018 Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award Stacy Hawkins Rutgers University School of Law
2018 Clyde Ferguson Award Dorothy Brown Emory University School of Law
2017 Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award Vinay Harpalani Savannah Law School
2017 Clyde Ferguson Award Devon Wayne Carbado University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
2016 Trailblazer Award Lisa M. Fairfax The George Washington University Law School
2016 Clyde Ferguson Award Catherine E. Smith University of Denver Sturm College of Law
2015 Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández Capital University Law School
2015 Clyde Ferguson Award Mario Barnes
Angela Onwuachi-Willig,
University of California, Irvine School of Law
University of Iowa College of Law
2014 Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award Osamudia James University of Miami Law School
2014 Clyde Ferguson Award Steven Bender Seattle University School of Law
2013 Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award Janai S. Nelson St. John’s University School of Law
2013 Clyde Ferguson Award Henry J. Richardson Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law
2013 Clyde Ferguson Award Twila Perry Rutgers School of Law-Newark
2012 Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award L. Song Richardson American University Washington College of Law
2012 Clyde Ferguson Award Keith Aoki
Twila Perry
University of California, Davis School of Law
Rutgers School of Law-Newark