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Diversity in the Legal Profession

Diversity in the legal profession from several angles. Includes organizations, practice advice for individual and employers, and studies of the profession.

Studies of the Profession

Russell G. Pearce, Eli Wald & Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen, Difference Blindness vs. Bias Awareness: Why Law Firms with the Best of Intentions Have Failed to Create Diverse Partnerships, 83 Fordham L. Rev. 2407 (2015), HeinOnline

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Subject headings in catalog include:

  • African American judges
  • African American lawyers
  • Hispanic American lawyers
  • Minorities in the professions
  • Minority lawyers

Subject headings in Sociological Abstracts include:

  • Lawyers
  • Legal Profession
  • Minority Groups
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Black Americans
  • Professional women
  • Black/Blacks [some older articles]
  • Working women
  • Males
  • Females