February is Black History Month and I want to briefly share the stories of two black women — both professors — who played a pivotal role in my development as an attorney with the hopes that perhaps you’ll take a moment and think about those people who have influenced you. In doing so, we can
When Words Fail, Listen to Others
Words normally come easy on this blog.
Today I should be writing a simple post about a new Executive Order that will make it easier for people to file for unemployment claims if they believe their workplace is unsafe.
But I can’t. Not right now. There’s too much pain in the United States today. And…
Implicit Bias: Is Expert Testimony Admissible in Discrimination Cases?
So yesterday, I said that while the topic of implicit bias was important to understand, I indicated that it was far from settled in the legal context.
One recent case demonstrates why.
The plaintiffs in an age discrimination case in Pittsburgh attempted to introduce testimony from Dr. Anthony G. Greenwald, who has developed the…
Implicit Bias: What We Can ALL Learn About It in the Workplace
After the longest break away from this blog in 8 years (some purposeful, some not — and albeit not very long), it’s time to break from the summer doldrums and start thinking again.
Last week, I had the opportunity to introduce a former law professor of mine — Professor Kimberly Norwood — at my firm’s…