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JAMS is creating a working group to address racism in the alternative dispute resolution organization after an arbitrator forwarded an article originally posted on a blog that promotes white supremacist ideologies, according to an internal memo.

JAMS neutral and retired Cook County Circuit Court Judge Richard Neville emailed more than three dozen people an article that appeared to be from the Baltimore Sun but was actually published by a blog run by a “white advocacy” organization. The editorial titled “The Black Dilemma” recounted racist sentiments about how Black Americans had “no intellectual achievements” and are “socially incompatible with other races.”

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Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

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