Every new law graduate has one goal – passing the bar exam. As noted in an earlier post, African-American bar takers struggle to succeed on the bar for reasons wholly unconnected to their intellectual abilities. If these risk factors are eliminated, Black law students can pass the bar the first time. Below is a […]
Among lawyers, perhaps no test is debated as often as the bar examination. Race is a large part of the debate, as Black law grads are more likely to struggle on the bar exam than their white counterparts. “Learned” professors have killed many forests in their repeated attempts to argue that law […]
In 2014, lawyers filed suit to challenge affirmative action. Specifically, the lawsuit questioned admissions policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Recently, the suit has been making headlines again. Last month, four former clerks to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas joined the plaintiffs’ team. At the same time, the […]
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