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From the ABA Law Practice Today

Posted on Posted in Diversity, Inclusion in the Workplace

A few pieces in the recent edition of the ABA Law Practice Today e-publication may be of interest to lawyers with disabilities.

First, Trends and Innovations Boosting Diversity in the Law and Beyond, while not specifically mentioning disability as one facet of diversity, does discuss some non-traditional practices that may help increase diversity in the legal profession.

Secondly, the author of Neuro-Lawyering: What Do Our Behaviors Say? gets into how understanding the brain can help us understand behavior. Notably, the author mentions how this understanding influenced the move to change bar admission character and fitness applications from focuses on mental health diagnosis and treatment to actual behavior.

Finally, there is a sponsored item from Thomson Reuters that asks the question just how far should we expand the definition of diversity?

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