To deliver equitable, efficient, and effective justice, the legal profession must reflect the communities it serves.
Today’s world is a wonderfully complex mixture of races, ethnicities, gender preferences, sexualities, religions, and abilities. A legal profession that reflects the cultures, values, and diversity of its clients is better equipped to render equitable and effective justice for the communities it serves.
A diverse profession embraces unique perspectives, which can lead to better decision-making, increased profitability, enhanced employee engagement, and a more positive reputation. By recruiting, retaining, and supporting a diverse workforce, the profession not only increases access to the justice system for all Americans but also creates a more inclusive culture for members of the legal community.
Through our work, the Commission uses education to foster a commitment to the elimination of bias and divisiveness within the legal and judicial systems.
The CLEs, expert interviews, and other resources below provide a foundation for legal professionals who would like to elevate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as a priority in their personal lives, practices, and organizations.
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