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Online Bar Exams Rely On Facial Recognition Tech And Guess What? It’s Still Racist!

It seems like someone in a position of authority might want to look into this.
Tags: Technology, Law, Racism, Facial Recognition, Law Schools, Bar Exam, Facial Recognition Tech


Sorry To Interrupt Your Pumpkin Spice Latte, But The Attorney General Has LOST HIS DAMN MIND

Here's the top 4,957 batsh*t things he said ... in the past 48 hours.
Tags: Law, Police, Government, Racism, Department Of Justice, Election Law, Bill Barr


McKaiser needs to challenge his inner racist too

COMMENT: Clicks - or some of its employees - demonstrated culpa, not dolus The post McKaiser needs to challenge his inner racist too appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Law, Opinion, Racism, Intention, Tresemmé, Clicks, Top Six, Eusebius McKaiser, South Africa (country, Culpa, Dolus, McKaiser


Louisville Cops Shoot Breonna Taylor In Her Sleep, Name Her As ‘Defendant’ In Her Ex-Boyfriend’s Plea Deal

That'll put an end to those pesky protests!
Tags: Crime, Law, Police, Racism, Louisville, Breonna Taylor


Our African American Siblings Are Speaking, Are We Listening? Here Are 15 Things African American Muslims Want You To Know

In the Fall of 2018, we surveyed Muslims of Hispanic/Latino descent and asked what is the one thing they would want the Muslim community to know about them. We gathered 25 responses and released an article called, “25 Things Latino Muslims Want you to Know.” The purpose of the piece was to educate the general Muslim body about the Latino Muslim community and its dynamics, to debunk common stereotypes about Latinos, and to lend a voice to a marginalized sector in the Islamic community and in the ...
Tags: New York, Featured, Religion, Americas, America, Society, Racism, United States, Islam, Muslim, Immigrants, Civil rights movement, Prophet, Pew Research Center, Caribbean, Black


The Geek in Review Ep. 83 – The Law Firm Antiracism Alliance – Brenna DeVaney

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, we have seen many firms expand and publicize their diversity efforts in the community. Many of these efforts are part of pro bono programs supported by individual firms. Brenna DeVaney , Director of Pro Bono Programs and Pro Bono Counsel at Skadden and the Law Firm Anti-Racism Alliance (LFAA) have a different approach–leverage the legal and technical expertise of law firms and legal vendors as a whole while working with legal services organizations a...
Tags: Apple, Podcast, Florida, Law, Washington Post, Virginia, Uncategorized, US, Diversity, Racism, United States, Conde Nast, Johns Hopkins, Law Firms, Thomson Reuters, Ross


The Geek in Review Ep. 82 – The Law Firm Antiracism Alliance – Brenna DeVaney

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, we have seen many firms expand and publicize their diversity efforts in the community. Many of these efforts are part of pro bono programs supported by individual firms. Brenna DeVaney , Director of Pro Bono Programs and Pro Bono Counsel at Skadden and the Law Firm Anti-Racism Alliance (LFAA) have a different approach–leverage the legal and technical expertise of law firms and legal vendors as a whole while working with legal services organizations a...
Tags: Apple, Podcast, Florida, Law, Washington Post, Virginia, Uncategorized, US, Diversity, Racism, United States, Conde Nast, Johns Hopkins, Law Firms, Thomson Reuters, Ross


Suspension Recommended For Judge Accused Of Calling Juror ‘Aunt Jemima’

The judge seems to wear his lack of compassion like a badge of honor.
Tags: Law, Racism, Courts, Judicial Ethics, Mark Tranquilli, Joe Otte, Ted Dutkowski


Newsweek Says Kamala Harris Essay Not ‘Racist Birtherism’ (Psst, It’s Totally Racist Birtherism)

This time it's not WHERE she was born but HOW she was born. Totally different!
Tags: Law, Government, Racism, Constitutional Law, Kamala Harris, Newsweek, Josh Hammer


Cyntoia Brown and the legacy of racism for children in the legal system

In 2004, 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown shot and killed a man who paid her for sex – a position she was forced into by an older man who took advantage of her. Brown never denied shooting the man (in fact, she was the one who called the police the next day), but she claimed it was an act of self-defense because she believed the man was grabbing a gun to shoot her. Brown was charged and convicted of aggravated robbery and first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. In 2017 her case gained nati...
Tags: Books, Featured, Law, Racism, United States, Tennessee, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Child Psychology, Brown, Psychology & Neuroscience, Legal Cases, PixabayThe, Cyntoia Brown, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Fifaliana


Law Professor Suspended For Using The N-Word In Class, Now Says He Was Discriminated Against For Being White

The prof is fighting over the right to use the n-word without consequence.
Tags: Law, Racism, Law Schools, James Hughes, Emory Law School, The Jabot, N-word, Paul Zwier


COVID Should Prompt Us To Get Rid Of New York’s Bar Exam Forever

The New York bar exam is rooted in racism. It is not worth saving.
Tags: New York, Law, Racism, Law Schools, Bar Exams, COVID-19, Diploma Privilege, Johanna Miller, New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU


No Dummies, It’s Not ‘Racist’ To Say Lowering The California Bar Exam Cut Score Will Improve Diversity

People don't seem to get exactly how ridiculous the California bar used to be.
Tags: Law, California, Racism, Law Schools, Bar Exam


Like it or not, you can't ignore how people look or sound

New research from Ohio State claims we cannot separate how someone looks and sounds. Volunteers were asked to look at photos and listen to audio, and were told to ignore their face or voice. "They were unable to entirely eliminate the irrelevant information," said associate professor Kathryn Campbell-Kibler. Postmates is a way of life in Los Angeles. So when a young Black driver recently crossed paths with a woman outside of her building while delivering food to another apartment, you might ini...
Tags: Psychology, Politics, Los Angeles, Society, Racism, Sociology, Innovation, Ohio State, Implicit Bias, Osu, Derek, Ohio State University, Twitter Facebook, Perry Mason, Rhys, Matthew Rhys


Don’t let VCs be the gatekeepers of your success

Kevin Henderson Contributor Share on Twitter Kevin Henderson is founder and CEO of Indenseo, a data and analytics software automation company empowering the insurance industry to change how it assesses risk. I have struggled for years about whether or not to write a piece like this. Speaking out about racism goes against every lesson I have learned since I was the only Black kid in my first-grade class in the Boston suburbs: ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Opinion, Entrepreneurship, Boston, Insurance, Tech, Diversity, Harvard, Racism, United States, Silicon Valley, Toni Morrison, Black, NDA


Amazon-owned Whole Foods cracked down on staff wearing 'Black Lives Matter' apparel, class-action lawsuit claims

More than 12 workers at Whole Foods stores in 4 different U.S. states claim in a class-action lawsuit that the Amazon-owned retailer retaliated against them for wearing apparel associated with the Black Lives Matter movement. In the lawsuit, 14 employees at Whole Foods stores in California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Washington State claim the company was unjustly enforcing its dress code policy. In a statement, Whole Foods denies any employees were fired for wearing Black Lives Matter ...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Business, News, Justice, Law, Whole Foods, Massachusetts, US news, Racism, New York Times, Lawsuits, Washington State, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Cambridge Mass


State Supreme Court Hears Public Health Concerns, Ignores Public Health Concerns

Minnesota clearly blew off its legal writing homework.
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Uncategorized, Racism, Law Schools, Bar Exam, Coronavirus, COVID-19


AR-15 Couple Teach Us All About Adverse Possession!

Fun with everyone's favorite Property law principle.
Tags: Law, Racism, Property Law, Small Law Firms, Mark McCloskey, Patricia McCloskey


Texas State Bar President Called Black Lives Matter A ‘Terrorist Group’ On Social Media

Texas is a complete disaster area right now, so why not add a state bar scandal to the mix?
Tags: Texas, Law, Social Media, Racism, State Bar of Texas, Texas State Bar, Small Law Firms, Larry McDougal


There’s Still Plenty Of Inventory At The Stupid Store

If there's a Mount Everest of being just terrible human beings, these two have just summited it.
Tags: Law, Racism, Courts, Mount Everest, Jill Switzer


‘I Can’t Speak’

The times they are a-changin'. The rules are uncertain. But free speech matters, even in changing times.
Tags: Law, Racism, Biglaw, Mark Herrmann


Opening Up The Above The Law Mailbox… Of Hate Mail!

People really don't like our coverage of the St. Louis AR-15 people.
Tags: Law, Racism, Small Law Firms, Mark McCloskey, Patricia McCloskey, St Louis AR


We Don’t Need Old Monuments To Great Killers, Would Be Better Off With Statues Of Great Visionaries

What makes America unique is its ideals.
Tags: Law, America, Racism, Statues, Jonathan Wolf





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