Friday Early Morning Reads

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Here’s a list of some stories we bookmarked and we felt worth giving a read early this A.M. Read More

Black lawyer and congresswoman Marcia Fudge elected Congressional Black Caucus Chair

Rep. Marcia Fudge, Esq. (D-OH)

Black lawyer and congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) has been elected the next chair of Congressional Black Caucus and will assume those duties at the start of the 113th Congress in January. Read More

The late Derrick Bell to be honored by AALS

Professor Derrick Bell the renowned law professor and civil rights lawyer, an originator of critical race theory.

Derrick A. Bell, the renowned law professor, and civil rights lawyer will be honored posthumously by The American Association of Law Schools with the 2013 AALS Triennial Award for Lifetime Service to Legal Education. Read More

Which side to take?: Aspiring lawyers ponder careers as prosecutors or defense attorneys

Christopher Darden and Johnnie Cochran who were a prosecutor and defense attorney during the famed O.J. Simpson murder trial exemplified the question of which side to take.

The late Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. was at the time of his death one of the most respected and well-known American attorneys. As both a prosecutor and as a defense attorney, he succeeded in leaving … Read More