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Ban on Affirmative Action in California Dropped Admission Rates of Black Law Students

Ban on Affirmative Action in California Dropped Admission Rates of Black Law Students Summary: A new study from a UC Berkeley economics professor has found that admission rates for black students at the UCLA and UC Berkeley law schools dropped after the affirmative action ban was enacted in the state of California in…>read more

No Comment August 13, 2014

Bowen School of Law Wants Private Meetings on Affirmative Action Plan

Bowen School of Law Wants Private Meetings on Affirmative Action Plan Administrators from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock do not want reporters present when discussing new affirmative action policies at the law school, according to The Daily Caller. Michael Schwartz, the dean of the UALR Bowen School of Law,…>read more

No Comment January 23, 2014

Affirmative Action Limited under Tougher Scrutiny by the Court

Affirmative Action Limited under Tougher Scrutiny by the Court The Supreme Court has been skeptical about Affirmative Action for a long time. Now colleges have been limited in their use of affirmative programs that demonstrate racial preference. In their applicant acceptance process, before a college can use affirmative action, they…>read more

No Comment June 24, 2013

Conservatives to Decide Most of Supreme Court’s Remaining Decisions this Term

Conservatives to Decide Most of Supreme Court’s Remaining Decisions this Term   Because of the structure of the Supreme Court, the majority of remaining decisions will be authored by conservatives. This prediction is derived from the fact that, first of all, conservative voting judges outnumber liberals 5 to 4; but also…>read more

No Comment June 17, 2013

Bad Economy Hurting Law Firm Diversity

Bad Economy Hurting Law Firm Diversity As the economic recession has left many law firms struggling to get by, many have made diversification less of a priority. Over the last 20 years, the number of minorities and women in the legal industry has continued to grow,…>read more

No Comment May 28, 2013

Spring Preview: Supreme Court Expected to Make Momentous Decisions

Spring Preview: Supreme Court Expected to Make Momentous Decisions It’s that wonderful time of year again! Flowers are blooming, young love is burgeoning, and the United States Supreme Court is preparing to make several hugely important rulings in the coming months. The Supreme Court’s spring is traditionally the time…>read more

1 Comment May 6, 2013

Supreme Court Hearing Affirmative Action Case at University of Texas

Supreme Court Hearing Affirmative Action Case at University of Texas A program at the University of Texas is being challenged by the Supreme Court because it considers race in some of its admissions to the school. The case in the Supreme Court could cause new limits for affirmative action at…>read more

1 Comment October 11, 2012

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyone! Today is Wednesday, February 17, and here’s a look back at yesterday’s stories… Lincoln Fabrics will pay $4 million dollars to settle a lawsuit with the U.S. government… A couple wins a lawsuit against their former stockbroker……>read more

No Comment February 17, 2010

Civil Rights Activists to Challenge CA Affirmative Action Ban

Civil Rights Activists to Challenge CA Affirmative Action Ban The civil rights organization The Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (known as BAMN) will file a lawsuit today challenging a California law that bans affirmative action in college…>read more

No Comment February 16, 2010

Study: Biglaw Firms Must Do More for Diversity

Study: Biglaw Firms Must Do More for Diversity A new study by the Minority Corporate Council Association says biglaw firms must do more to ensure that minority, female and LGBT attorneys have the same career opportunities as their white male counterparts. The study, entitled “Sustaining Pathways To Diversity:…>read more

No Comment April 4, 2009

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LANDLORD-TENANT ATTORNEY
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Bronx based boutique landlord-tenant firm with a busy practice seeks a full-time landlord-tenant attorney. The firm represents some of the largest and most reputable landlord and management companies ...