Diversity

Diversity plays an  important role in the legal educational process.  Law schools actively recruit a diverse range of students including minorities, foreign students, and students of various socio-ecomic backgrounds. Law schools value diversity as a diverse environment can challenge students to think critically about their own beliefs, to question and challenge them.  Diversity enhances students’ ability to see problems from different perspectives.  It teaches students how to represent clients who are different from them; and prepares students to succeed in the increasingly diverse world in which they will practice.

Many law schools have instituted programs  and initiatives to attrach a more diverse pool of applicants and to  support minority groups through mentorship programs and a strong social  networks.    Most law schools also have active student organizations representing the diversity found on campus.

The following bar associations and organizations are some of the many organizations that provide support and resources to a diverse student body:


Inside Diversity