diversity

There Are Very Few Black Women Federal Judges Today — Here's Why and How It Needs to Change

A history of racism and sexism in our country has translated to a lack of diversity in our federal judges. But it’s also due to neglected talent and political will, says the co-author of an opinion piece in The National Law Journal about the lack of Black women federal judges. Professor Catherine Smith of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law joined LX News to explain how elevating talented Black women in academia and other legal fields can help solve this ongoing problem.