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Meera E. Deo Appointed 2020-21 William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law

Meera E. Deo has been named the American Bar Foundation (ABF) 2020-21 William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law. Deo is Director of the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) based at Indiana University and is a law professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She is also a visiting professor at the University of California, Davis School of Law. Deo’s research merges jurisprudence with empirical methods to interrogate institutional diversity, affirmative action, and racial representation.

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ABF Research Professor Terence C. Halliday Awarded the 2020 Harry J. Kalven Jr. Prize May 26, 2020

American Bar Foundation (ABF) Research Professor Terence C. Halliday has been awarded the 2020 Harry J. Kalven Jr. Prize from the Law and Society Association (LSA). The prize is awarded for… more

The American Bar Foundation Announces 2020-21 Access to Justice Faculty Scholars Apr 13, 2020

CHICAGO, April 13, 2020 - The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is pleased to announce the 2020-21 cohort of ABF/JPB Foundation Access to Justice Faculty Scholars. The six faculty scholars come from… more

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