Diversity and Inclusion in the American Legal Profession

A five-by-four grid of illustrations of people's faces, showing various aspects of diversity, including race, gender, age, and disability.

First Phase Findings From a National Study of Lawyers With Disabilities and Lawyers Who Identify as LGBTQ+

A new national study by the ABA, in collaboration with the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, finds lawyers who identify as disabled and LGBTQ+ report experiencing both subtle and overt forms of discrimination at their workplaces, with common reports of subtle but unintentional bias.

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Press Release

July 14, 2020 - ABA study finds prevalent reports of discrimination faced by disabled, LGBTQ+ lawyers

Burton Blatt Institute

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities.

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