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American Journal of Law and Medicine - Special Issue

The American Journal of Law of Medicine has published a special issue on the ABA-BBI joint study of discrimination and bias reported by lawyers with disabilities and lawyers who identify as LGBTQ+. The issue features commentaries on the findings by many esteemed authors and co-authors, including current CDR Commissioner Lydia X. Z. Brown and former Commissioners Michael A. Stein and Angela C. Winfield. (External link)

AMJ Volume 47 Issue 1 (External Link)

The American Journal of Law & Medicine (AJLM) is North America’s leading health law journal devoted exclusively to the analysis of issues at the nexus of law and medicine. Its broad editorial scope includes health law and policy; updates on significant legal decisions and developments affecting health care; legal, ethical and economic aspects of medical practice, research and education; book reviews and much more.

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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