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From left to right: Ayobami Laniyonu, Emma Shakeshaft, Jeffrey Omari, and David McElhattan.


Four emerging scholars are beginning their time at the American Bar Foundation, where they will pursue socio-legal research projects in residence. The 2016-18 LSS Fellows are Ayobami Laniyonu and Jeffrey Omari. The 2016-17 ABF Doctoral Fellow is Emma Shakeshaft and the 2016-17 ABF/Northwestern Doctoral Fellow is  David McElhattanRead our welcome announcement here. Learn more about our new doctoral fellows here.

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Research Group on Legal Diversity Publishes Broadest Study of Diversity in Professional Careers to Date Aug 18, 2016

Chicago, IL - In a new book published by Cambridge University Press, four American Bar Foundation (ABF) scholars reveal the reality of diversity practices in contemporary law firms, corporations, and… more

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