The commitment to diversity should be a badge worn every day
As the Peoria County Bar Association celebrated its 6th Annual Diversity Luncheon, I looked at the crowded room filled with more than 300 attendees including judges, ISBA representatives, school board members, students, and lawyers and felt proud that so many came out to support the commitment to diversity. But my celebratory mood dampened when I was also reminded of how easily the call and commitment to diversity can be overshadowed by a five-star event and the all-so-convenient excuse of the current economic downturn.
Interview with Julie Bauer
Julie A. Bauer is an equity partner with the international law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP, headquartered in Chicago.
Reflections on World AIDS Day
According to The Skeptics Guide to the Global AIDS Crisis, a book authored by Dale Hanson Bourke, approximately 8,500 people die of AIDS every day.