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ABA study finds prevalent reports of discrimination faced by disabled, LGBTQ+ lawyers

Lawyers who either identify as having disabilities or who identify as LGBTQ+ report experiencing both subtle and overt forms of discrimination at their workplaces, with common reports of subtle but unintentional biases. The findings come from a new national study released today by the American Bar Association, in collaboration with the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

2019 Spring Meeting Highlights

Challenges of structural racism in our society, defending civil liberties and human rights were topics tackled by our keynote speakers. Highlights from our Baltimore meeting can be found below:

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD)

Our Continuing Struggle for Rights that Others Must Respect presented at the 2019 Spring Meeting at the Friday, April 12 luncheon.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby

Defending civil liberties and human rights across the United States are challenges facing today's lawyers presented at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture dinner on Friday, April 12 .

2019 Midyear Meeting Highlights

State attorneys general challenges with the Trump administration attracted several participants. In case you missed it in Las Vegas - or even if you attended - highlights can be found below:

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