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Five-year update to “A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law,” explores the legal careers of Asian Americans in the U.S. amidst a rise in anti-Asian hate

The American Bar Foundation, in partnership with the  National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), released the second phase of the landmark study, Portrait Project, which studies Asian Americans’ legal careers, their distribution across practice settings, and the challenges they face in advancing to the top ranks of the profession. This report, titled, "A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law 2.0: Identity and Action in Challenging Times," canvassed Asian American attorneys for insights into law school enrollment, career advancement, and political participation amongst other key findings. 

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ABF’s Access to Justice Research Initiative Receives Grant from the International Development Research Center to support a New Global Justice Data Observatory Jan 26, 2023

CHICAGO, January 26 - The American Bar Foundation’s Access to Justice Research Initiative, led by ABF Faculty Fellow Rebecca Sandefur and Senior Program Officer Matthew Burnett, has received a… more

The ABF Receives Renewal Grant from The JPB Foundation for Access to Justice Scholars Program Nov 1, 2022

CHICAGO, November 01 - The American Bar Foundation (ABF) has been awarded a grant renewal from The JPB Foundation in continued support of the ABF/JPB Foundation Access to Justice Scholars Program.… more

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