Law Firms, Schools Should Look Out For Bias: ABA Panel

Law360, Chicago (August 2, 2012, 4:52 PM EDT) -- Implicit biases and stereotypes can prevent young lawyers from advancing in the workplace, and players from the legal world's educational and professional sides should work to address those issues, panelists at the American Bar Association's annual meeting said Thursday in Chicago.

Sponsored by the ABA Council for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, the panel was centered on the status gap problem the council said was caused by implicit biases that can infiltrate the legal profession and threaten to block professional education and career...
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