Practice Area: Diversity, Inclusion & Civil Rights

Member Profile: Margaret Ling

NYSBA helps you find a job, build confidence, and hone your craft. It’s a safe place to test drive all your skills without running the risk of failure. You can’t pilot this career alone.

U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

In its ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, a precedent that has stood for nearly 50 years, the U.S. Supreme Court has severely limited the civil rights of all American women. The court has overturned precedent before, but every other time the court was driven by the desire to expand individual rights — not to take them away.

Rep. Stacey Plaskett, Evan Wolfson of Freedom To Marry, Honored at New York State Bar Association Diversity Celebration

Four-term Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett will receive the New York State Bar Association’s inaugural Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Beacon Award and Evan Wolfson, founder of Freedom to Marry, will receive the John E. Higgins Diversity Trailblazer Award on April 1 at the New York Hilton Midtown in Manhattan as the association celebrates diversity in the legal profession.

Fostering a Culture of Belonging

What color do you see? You may have seen this picture circulating online years ago. You may swear it’s blue and black. Others will say it’s definitely gold and white. When you and your co-workers have differences, do you acknowledge and respect those differences? This is one of several examples shown during a recent webinar presented … Continued