Dallas Post-Mortem: Why I Chose to be a Diversity and Inclusion Champion, by Bendita Cynthia Malakia, Founder of the Malakia Movement LLC

Throughout my legal career, I have had the privilege of graduating from, and working for, internationally recognized institutions. I am a graduate of Barnard College, the undergraduate women’s college of Columbia University, and Harvard Law School. I spent seven years as an associate at an[…]

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Emerging Voices: Recognizing Transgender Rights in India, by Kosturi Ghosh, Swarnima and Ajay Patri, Trilegal

Until 2014, there was little legal protection afforded to the transgender community against discrimination, harassment or abuse in India. They were denied their basic fundamental rights, excluded from participating in social, economic and political institutions, and faced widespread discrimination in the country. However, recently the[…]

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STRESS AWARENESS MONTH: The Problematic Culture of the Legal Profession, by Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson is a senior solicitor and is Director of didlaw, a boutique employment law firm founded in 2008 and specialising in disability discrimination, mental health issues in the workplace and work-related stress. She is a fierce advocate for the rights of employees who suffer[…]

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The Idea Behind IDIA: Creating CHAMPS from Underprivileged Communities, by Shamnad Basheer

Introduction: The IDIA (Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education) project is a pan-India movement to train underprivileged students and help transform them to leading lawyers and community advocates. IDIA is premised on the notion that access to premier legal education empowers marginalized communities[…]

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