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Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Given Georgetown’s remarkable history, and that of President Healy [the first African American president of Georgetown University], this struck me as an appropriate place to talk about the difficult relationship between law enforcement and the communities we are sworn to serve and protect . . .  Let me start by sharing some of my own hard truths: First, all of us in law enforcement must be honest enough to acknowledge that much of our history is not pretty. At many points in American history, law enforcement enforced the status quo, a status quo that was often brutally unfair to disfavored groups.

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Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Indeed, research has shown that engagement levels with identity celebrations in workplaces has been steadily declining. Nextions was commissioned to conduct an informal research project to figure out why this was happening and what workplaces could to do reignite interest in this area. They share their research results.

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Published Monday, February 2, 2015

Many female professors complain that students evaluate them in sexist ways based in part on appearance, and data suggest that's true.

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Published Monday, February 2, 2015

The deaths of African-Americans at the hands of the police in Ferguson, Mo., in Cleveland and on Staten Island have reignited a debate about race. Some argue that these events are isolated and that racism is a thing of the past. Others contend that they are merely the tip of the iceberg, highlighting that skin color still has a huge effect on how people are treated.

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Published Monday, February 2, 2015

There is much to gain from having a judiciary that reflects society in all its diversity. Diversity on the bench enhances judicial impartiality as well as public confidence in the administration of justice.

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Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015

What many companies seem to have forgotten is that for parents, there are no do-overs. The prom, the volleyball game, the school play, the first date … these things happen only once. And while there will always be sacrifices and conflicts, working parents should not have to miss as many milestones as they often do.

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Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015

If there's one minority group that seems poised for success in Big Law, it's Asian-Pacific Americans. Though they constitute only about 5 percent of the U.S. population, APAs are arguably punching above their weight in this sector. At virtually every rung of the career ladder, their numbers are rising.

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Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Over the last three years women lawyers promoted to Am Law 200 partnerships reached 32.7%. CLI member organizations with new partner classes with at least 30% women for the last three years include: Fox Rothschild, Gordon & Rees, Littler, Morrison & Foerster, Ogletree Deakins, and Perkins Coie. CLI member organizations with new partner classes with at least 30% women in two of the last three years include: Dorsey & Whitney, Faegre Baker Daniels, and Kutak Rock.

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