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The difficult but achievable path for aspiring lawyers of color—getting into law school and succeeding while there, passing the bar exam and settling into their first legal position—will be at the center of an ambitious forum to be held on Friday, April 16 from noon to 2 p.m.
The law school’s DEI initiatives have always been collaborative, but they’ll be led forward through the combined efforts of Professor Luis Chiesa, the new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and Program Coordinator Amber Melvin ’13. We asked them to reflect on the work ahead and the opportunities it represents.
People incarcerated at Connecticut’s Danbury Federal Correctional Institution–a population at particular risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic–have found an advocate in the law school’s Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic. Clinic students are monitoring conditions at the prison, following the settlement of a class-action lawsuit in federal court.
"We ask that all members of our law school community join us by taking the time to truly understand individuals’ very real struggle for justice and by openly and unequivocally rejecting any and all forms of systematic racism and transphobia."