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Published Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Next week, on March 18 at lunchtime, CU Law School and the CWBA are co-hosting an event at a downtown Denver law firm that will be of interest to your members. CU’s Dean Phil Weiser will moderate a panel of leaders in the law, including Kim Rivera, the General Counsel of DaVita, and Michelle Lucero, the General Counsel for Children’s Hospital more»
Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Given Georgetown’s remarkable history, and that of President Healy [the first African American president of Georgetown University], this struck me as an appropriate place to talk about the difficult relationship between law enforcement and the communities we are sworn to serve and protect . . .  Let me start by sharing some of my own hard truths: First, all of us in law enforcement must be honest enough to acknowledge that much of our history is not pretty. At many points in American history, law enforcement enforced the status quo, a status quo that was often brutally unfair to disfavored groups.

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Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Indeed, research has shown that engagement levels with identity celebrations in workplaces has been steadily declining. Nextions was commissioned to conduct an informal research project to figure out why this was happening and what workplaces could to do reignite interest in this area. They share their research results.

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Published Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Julian Bond, Former NAACP Chairman Keynote The MillerCoors' African American Employee network is thrilled to announce that it has secured Julian Bond as the Keynote for the MillerCoors Annual Black History month celebration! About Julian Bond Beginning with his pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement, Julian Bond - an expert on diversity in the law more»
Published Thursday, February 5, 2015
Apply for the 2015 DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship Application Deadline is Monday, March 30, 2015 DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program, open to rising (2015-16) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American students. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to more»
Published Monday, February 2, 2015

Many female professors complain that students evaluate them in sexist ways based in part on appearance, and data suggest that's true.

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Published Monday, February 2, 2015

The deaths of African-Americans at the hands of the police in Ferguson, Mo., in Cleveland and on Staten Island have reignited a debate about race. Some argue that these events are isolated and that racism is a thing of the past. Others contend that they are merely the tip of the iceberg, highlighting that skin color still has a huge effect on how people are treated.

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Published Monday, February 2, 2015

There is much to gain from having a judiciary that reflects society in all its diversity. Diversity on the bench enhances judicial impartiality as well as public confidence in the administration of justice.

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