On September 4, the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession (CWP), in conjunction with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), released the research report You Can’t Change What You Can’t See: Interrupting Racial & Gender Bias in the Legal Profession. Conducted by the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of Law on behalf of CWP and MCCA, the report examines implicit gender and racial bias in legal workplaces and offers new solutions and tools focused on metrics for interrupting bias across the legal profession.
The research findings can be found at www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/women/initiatives_awards/bias-interrupters.html. The full research report is available to ABA members free of charge; the executive summary is available to the public. The ground-breaking research report received extensive press coverage, including articles in the New York Times, Bloomberg Law, Law 360, American Lawyer, Above the Law, and Corporate Counsel.