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Posted on 17 Mar 2011 by William Perry Pendley

A western nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation today urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to hear and reverse a ruling by a three-judge panel upholding the right of the University of Texas at Austin to deny admission to two Texas... Read More

Tags: diversity , race

The Sponsor Effect: Why Qualified Women Don't Make it to The Corner Office
Posted on 27 Jan 2011 by Vault.com

Take a look at the graph below: Isn't it striking how women just seem to fall off as career levels progress? "This [decline] is why women need sponsors early on their careers. Every job must begin with a sponsor because having an active advocate... Read More

Female Lawyers Only Argue 15 Percent of SCOTUS Cases but That's Better than Nothing
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by Mary Kate Sheridan

The legal career divide between men and women is looking even broader after a report that women argue a measly 15 percent of the cases that go before the Supreme Court. Lisa Blatt has argued before the Court 30 times and suggests that "[w]omen seem... Read More

Diversity and Minority Promotion and Retention in Law Firms
Posted on 7 Nov 2011 by Mahlet Seyoum

"This path breaking research sends a message to America's law firms that is loud and clear: the best law students want to work at the firms where they have a fair chance at promotion, and where it is possible to work hard and enjoy a family life... Read More

Vault's Legal Diversity Career Fair
Posted on 26 May 2011 by Mary Kate Sheridan

Registration is now open for Vault's Legal Diversity Career Fair. Hollywood, get ready because Vault is heading your way this July. We're also setting up camp in the land of khakis and politics. That's right, the Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity... Read More