BLSA

Diversity in Public Interest Panel

Date: 
02.07.2014
Location: 
Room I

This Diversity Month program features a panel of minority attorneys discussing their work in public interest and the reasons less minority student pursue work in public interest fields. Organized by Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Black Law Students Association, Latino/a Law Students Association, Public Interest Law Society, and South Asian Law Students Association.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

Roger Clegg and Jeff Manza, "A Debate on Felon Voting Rights"

Roger Clegg is President and General Counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. He focuses on legal issues arising from civil rights laws--including the regulatory impact on business and the problems in higher education created by affirmative action.


58:42 minutes (53.75 MB)

Diversity Month Program: Standish Willis on Race and Mass Incarceration in Chicago

Date: 
01.18.2013
Location: 
Room V.

Criminal defense attorney Standish E. Willis is quick to make enemies in his work, but only because he insists on doing the right thing. Born in Chicago on August 16, 1941, the ex-gang member-turned-lawyer simply followed his conscience in choosing to take on unpopular clients whose civil rights are violated.

Diversity Month Program: Mia Love: Being a Minority and a Conservative

Date: 
01.29.2013
Location: 
Room II

The Federalist Society and the Black Law Students Association present Mia Love: Being a Minority and a Conservative. This Diversity Month Program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean Students. 

Diversity Month Program: Debate on Affirmative Action

Date: 
01.15.2013
Location: 
Room II

The Federalist Society, American Constitution Society, ACLU, and the Black Law Students Association present a debate on Affirmative Action. Peter Kirsanow and Jose Padilla will be participating in the event.  This Diversity Month Program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Rev. George B. Walker, Jr., "Justice or Just Us?"

George Walker has worked extensively to promote and leverage the world’s greatest resource - its people. As an employee, board member, and volunteer his focus on strategic partnerships advances ideas and plans that harness innovative opportunities and achieve results.


49:09 minutes (45 MB)

Rev. George B. Walker, Jr., "Justice or Just us? How to use identity politics to create a more perfect union"

Date: 
09.28.2012
Location: 
Room V

George Walker has worked extensively to promote and leverage the world’s greatest resource - its people. As an employee, board member, and volunteer his focus on strategic partnerships advances ideas and plans that harness innovative opportunities and achieve results.

BLSA presents "Choosing Your Path – Litigation vs. Transactional"

Sponsored by BLSA, this event on May 14, 2012, featured attorneys from Paul Hastings, LLP, discussing the details of and differences between litigation and transactional law practices and share their thoughts on steps students can take to figure out which path is right for them. 


58:17 minutes (53.37 MB)