Racial Equity in the Justice System
Central clearinghouse of ABA-related information and resources for attorneys, the legal profession and the public on a wealth of issues addressing bias, racism and prejudice in the justice system and society.
Each year, the ABA's Diversity and Inclusion Center provides an exhibit at National Affinity Bar Association Annual Conferences. At this exhibit table, we provide information about joining and participating in ABA membership and the specific activities and programs of the D&I Center and various Sections, Divisions, Forums, and Commissions of the ABA. Interested in a particular practice area or cause? Learn more about these groups below!
The Model Diversity Survey is the primary tool to implement Resolution 113. The purpose of the survey is to serve as the standard for law firms’ reporting of their diversity metrics. The benefits the survey has are data uniformity, time efficiency, and trending year over year in aggregate and for individual firms. The survey is free of charge for corporate signatories and stakeholders and does not require a paid membership to use.
Deploying university policing authority in neighborhoods adjoining campuses has spurred tension and conflict, particularly in Baltimore and Chicago. To protect students against excessive force, there must be order.
Representatives from the National Affinity Bar Associations discuss how they are identifying and addressing inequities and share their strategies for breaking down the barriers of bias, racism, and discrimination.
For the past several years, the ABA D&I Center has connected with judges, lawyers, law students and activists during our exhibits at National Affinity Bar conferences. Stay up to date with D&I Center happenings on social media @ABADiversity. We are excited to build a more equitable and just future together!Follow Us - on Twitter
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