Phi Beta Cons

Laying Down the Diversity Law to Law Firms

Law students at Stanford are doling out “diversity report cards” to big-time law firms, ranking them in a report by how many minority, female and gay lawyers they employ.

Adam Liptak asked these firms what they had to say for themselves. Lamentably, they opted to take it on the chin: “None questioned the essential premise of the report, which is that numbers matter.”


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