Palmore: Council lays base for a more diverse legal profession

Chairman of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity steps down but looks forward

, The National Law Journal


The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity was launched three years ago on the premise that getting law firm managing partners and general counsel into the same room to tackle diversity in the legal profession - or the lack thereof - would energize the legal diversity movement.

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    This council simply advocates discrimination against qualified applicants because of their race. Is that desirable? Diversity is merely the emperor's new clothes hiding discrimination. Should my child, as a law applicant be disqualified on the basis of race?

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