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Wilkins presents on Innovation & AI at HLS Brazil Conference

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Prof. David B. Wilkins recently participated in a panel on “Innovation, AI and the Law” here at Harvard Law School as part of the annual HLS Brazilian Symposium. Prof. Wilkins was joined on the panel by James Klotz, Secretary General of the IBA and a partner at Miller Thomson LLP, and Ian McDougall, Executive Vice-President […]

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Wilkins, Cecchi-Dimeglio lead webinar on Diversity Nudges

Monday, April 2, 2018

Prof. David B. Wilkins and Dr. Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio recently led a webinar for Harvard Law School Alumni entitled Advancing Talent Across Organizations: Small Nudges, Big Strides which is now available to view online. In this presentation, Prof. Wilkins presents research findings outlining what the new state of diversity looks like in professional organizations. That data is complemented […]

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Bliss talks Law Teaching Reform on New Legal Realism Blog

Monday, February 19, 2018

In a recently published blog post, CLP Resident Fellow John Bliss discusses how empirical legal research can address a major finding from the 2007 Carnegie Report on legal education, specifically that U.S. law schools are not giving their students enough training around professional identity and purpose. Bliss uses findings from his PhD research on the subject […]

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Center’s Globalization Project, India Book Featured on Harvard Law Today

Friday, February 9, 2018

On the heels of the Center on the Legal Profession’s recent book launch events in India celebrating the culmination of years of ongoing research into the globalization of the legal profession, Harvard Law Today has published an in-depth feature on the Center, it’s ongoing Globalization, Lawyers, and Emerging Economies (GLEE) research project, and the first […]

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Wilkins Interviewed by Bar & Bench ahead of India Book Launch

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Prof. David B. Wilkins was recently interview by Bar & Bench about the evolving Indian Legal Profession in advance of the December launch events for the recently published The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society. The interview touches on […]

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Center’s Report on the State of Black Alumni Highlights Hurdles Facing Black, Women Lawyers

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The American Lawyer recently featured the Center’s Report on the State of Black Alumni II in a piece discussing the additional hurdles black female lawyers face as they confront gender and racial stereotypes in the workplace.  The report highlights that black men are much more likely to make partner than their female counterparts and are even […]

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Greiner, Access to Justice Lab featured in Harvard Magazine

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

In the latest issue of Harvard Magazine, Professor James Greiner and the Access to Justice Lab are featured in a story on The Justice Gap. The story explores America’s unfulfilled promise of “equal justice under law” and the empirical work being undertaken in the Access to Justice Lab by Prof. Greiner and his team are featured as […]

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HLS Black Alumni Report Cited in Baltimore Sun Article on Diversity in the Profession

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

In an article in The Baltimore Sun, data from the Center on the Legal Profession’s recent State of Black Alumni II Report was cited indicating the racial gap in the legal profession. An innovative new program being undertaken by the University of Baltimore School of Law recruits black undergraduates to the school and provides them […]

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Wilkins, Report on HLS Black Alumni Featured in American Lawyer

Monday, October 16, 2017

The American Lawyer’s recent piece, Black Harvard Grads Are Doing Fine (Mostly), quotes CLP Faculty Director David Wilkins and features findings from the Center’s recent report on the State of Black Alumni II. The article examines the career outcomes of black graduates from elite law schools and while those currently in the profession are doing well, […]

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Cecchi-Dimeglio’s research cited in New York Times article on The Promotion Gap

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

A recent article in the New York Times exploring the promotion gap in law firms between white men and women & minorities cited field research done by CLP Senior Fellow Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio. Field experiments she conducted into re-imagining the feedback system suggest this would be a strong improvement and would help minority and women associates […]

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