NYTimes’ Weddings Page Celebrates the Unions of Black Lawyers


Here at OBABL, we love perusing The New York Times’ Sunday Weddings & Vows section. In fact, it inspired us to create our own announcement page to celebrate the unions of our readers. (You may … Read More

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


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

OBABL’s 2013 Power 100 Advocates Announced

Power 100 (2013) Cover Graphics

On Being A Black Lawyer is proud to announce the names of The Power 100 Advocates. OBABL’s editorial team made these selections after carefully considering the recommendations of our Power 100 Honorees, who we had … Read More

Judge Cheri Beasley appointed to the N.C. Supreme Court

Judge Cheri Beasley has been appointed to the North Carolina Supreme Court by the state's Governor.

North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue has announced the appointment of Judge Cheri Beasely to the North Carolina Supreme Court, replacing retiring justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson. Read More

Landmark lawsuit filed against Internet gun site

Armslist.com has been sued by The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence due to an online gun purchase which resulted in the murder of an Illinois woman.

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the nation’s largest advocacy group committed to reform of the nation’s gun laws, and to educating the public about gun violence, has filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit targeting online gun sites. Read More