Articles on racial & ethnic minorities

Spotlight on Hon. Brenda Claudio: The First Hispanic Judge in Kankakee County By Geraldine D’Souza Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, May 2022 In 2021, Judge Brenda Claudio became Kankakee County's first Hispanic judge.
An ‘Aha!’ Moment Leads to a Personal Crossroads: Deconstructing the Meaning of ‘Belonging’ and ‘Be Longing’ By Sharon Eiseman Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, September 2021 Reflections on what it means to belong.
Rule 8.4(g) Case Update: Eliminating Bias v. the First Amendment By Athena T. Taite Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, September 2021 The Supreme Court of Colorado issued an opinion on June 7, 2021, responding to an argument that its ethics rule, intended to address bias in the legal system, improperly limits free speech.
Recognizing the Past and Present Challenges Faced by Asian/Pacific Americans This Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month By Maryam Arfeen & Sharon Eiseman Law Related Education for the Public, November 2020 A look at the historical legal challenges faced by Asian/Pacific Americans and the steep increase in discriminatory conduct and harassment against members of this community during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Recognizing the Past and Present Challenges Faced by Asian/Pacific Americans This Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month By Maryam Arfeen & Sharon Eiseman Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, September 2020 A look at the historical legal challenges faced by Asian/Pacific Americans and the steep increase in discriminatory conduct and harassment against members of this community during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Why Estate Planning Is Relevant to Minority Communities By Ebony R. Huddleston Elder Law, July 2020 By thinking of estate planning on a larger scale, minority communities can position themselves to retain more control over life and legacy.
Recognizing the Past and Present Challenges Faced by Asian/Pacific Americans This Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month By Maryam Arfeen & Sharon Eiseman Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2020 A look at the historical legal challenges faced by Asian/Pacific Americans and the steep increase in discriminatory conduct and harassment against members of this community during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Why Estate Planning Is Relevant to Minority Communities By Ebony R. Huddleston Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2020 By thinking of estate planning on a larger scale, minority communities can position themselves to retain more control over life and legacy.
Implicit Bias: How Far Are We Really? By Bianca B. Brown Young Lawyers Division, March 2020 Strides in diversity efforts have not sufficiently addressed implicit bias.
Do All Americans Deserve Birthright Citizenship? By Hon. Geraldine D’Souza Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, February 2020 A look at the history and future of birthright citizenship in the United States.
Implicit Bias: How Far Are We Really? By Bianca B. Brown Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, February 2020 Strides in diversity efforts have not sufficiently addressed implicit bias.
Why So Insecure? An Internal Reflection on the Gender-Racial Gap & Lower Self-Confidence By Sonni Choi Williams Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, February 2020 A look at the confidence gap between minority female attorneys and their white male counterparts.

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