Making Diversity Matter in Law School Admissions – Queens, NY

B.A. to J.D. Pipeline presents Opening Doors: Making Diversity Matter in Law School Admissions, Nov. 11, 2011, at St. John’s University School of Law. The B.A. to J.D. Pipeline is co-sponsored by Society of American Law Teachers (SALT)The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development at St. John’s University School of Law, the Dean’s Diversity Council at Seton Hall University School of Law, the Center for Diversity in the Legal Profession at City University of New York School of Law, and LatinoJustice.Call for papersFor this symposium issue of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development, the official publication of The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development, legal educators and others are invited to submit articles and essays addressing:

  • How the U.S. News and World Report could incorporate diversity into its law school rankings methodology in a fair and meaningful way
  • Special issues present in advising college students of color about law school admissions
  • Model practices for pre-law advisement of students of color

The deadline for submitting abstracts is Oct. 1, 2011. mw