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Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law NewsletterThe newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law

May 2003, vol. 13, no. 4

In This Issue…

  • Committee member chosen by Oprah
    Timijanel Boyd-Odom ("Timi") recently appeared on the Oprah Show (May 12, 2003) after being selected from thousands of entries from viewers who had challenges in their homes regarding decorating a room.
  • Committee member appointed by Governor
    Congratulations go out to Committee Member Zaldwaynaka "Z" Scott on her recent appointment by Governor Blagojevich to an Inspector General position.
  • Case analysis—Hope v. Pelzer
    This past summer, the Supreme Court issued another decision in the long line of cases involving qualified immunity defenses and section 1983 suits.
  • Life’s lessons
    Recently I was jogging with my nephew Manny in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood when I spotted a "teachable moment" for my nephew, a student at DePaul.

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