Way to Represent: The Role of Black Lawyers in Contemporary American Democracy

77 Fordham L. Rev. 1409

26 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2016

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

The legal profession has articulated a commitment to racial diversity. This essay attempts to articulate the unique contribution that black lawyers make to the legal profession and the role black lawyers play in strengthening our democracy.

Keywords: black lawyers, contemporary democracy, Constitution

JEL Classification: K3

Suggested Citation

Pratt, Carla D., Way to Represent: The Role of Black Lawyers in Contemporary American Democracy (2009). 77 Fordham L. Rev. 1409, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2711492

Carla D. Pratt (Contact Author)

Washburn Univ. School of Law ( email )

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Topeka, KS 66621
United States
7856701662 (Phone)

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