Society of American Law Teachers Conf – Photos and Recap

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Legal professors, administrators, and professionals met recently in Washington, DC to discuss strategies for diversifying the legal profession. The day-long event, presented by Washington College of Law and the Society of American Law School Teachers … Read More

Featured Content: An Interview with Judge James Ware of JAMS,The Resolution Experts

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Judge James Ware recently joined JAMS, The Resolution Experts, after spending sixteen years as a civil litigator, and twenty-years as a judge. The Stanford Law School graduate served as a United States District Judge on … Read More

SCOTUS law clerk hires and the art of determining ones racial identity

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Every year OBABL reports on recent black law clerk hires by Supreme Court Justices. We wait for Above The Law to do the heavy lifting on this, but once they compile the list of recent … Read More

The Power 100 (2013) Honorees Announced

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On Being A Black Lawyer has just released the names of those chosen for 2nd Annual Power 100 list, a comprehensive catalog of the nation’s most influential black attorneys working in government, academics, and both … Read More

Executive Leadership Council Hosts Annual Gala

Valerie Lewis, ELC Secretary and Governance Chair

With the stock market roaring and the Small Business Optimism Index trending upward, the mood among black business leaders was upbeat as they gathered to celebrate at the Executive Leadership Council’s (ELC) gala outside Washington, … Read More