For Many, 'Getting A Lawyer While Black' Means No Reply

By Aebra Coe (June 5, 2019, 4:06 PM EDT) -- Lawyers are twice as likely to respond to a prospective client's request for representation if that person has a white-sounding name than if they have a black-sounding name, according to a new academic research paper....

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