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Law schools and the legal profession have long recognized the importance of boosting diversity within their ranks and lately have been turning to so-called pipeline programs to identify and inspire potential minority law students. In the special report, we feature three highly effective programs that target students at different stops along the pipeline: high school, college and law school.
Minorities Face Barriers On Road to Law School
Despite efforts, law schools see a modest rise in minority enrollment.
High School Students Get a Taste of Legal Life
Crump Law Camp brings them to Howard University for a stripped-down 1L program and more.
They Want to Be Lawyers, But Aren’t Sure How
A pre law boot camp at New York’s John Jay College helps aspiring attorneys bridge that gap.
Judges Doing Something About Dearth of Diverse Clerks
The last time anyone counted, minorities filled a fraction of federal positions.
Law School’s Lessons in Frustration and Alienation
Third-year student Dominik Taylor says educators can do much more to foster inclusion and diversity.