Tag:Center for Legal Inclusiveness

Courts Should Reflect the Communities We Serve

It was not until 1957 that Colorado had its first non-white judge on any level. Mayor William Nicholson appointed James Flanigan, the grandson of...

Center for Legal Inclusiveness Hosts Annual Diversity Conference

The legal profession has talked a lot about increasing diversity in the past several years. Law firms have formed committees and created recruiting programs...

A Lifetime Commitment to Diversity

Colorado has lost a giant in its legal community.  Judge Wiley Daniel died May 10 at age 72 after more than 20 years on the...

CLI Celebrates Six

Federal and state judges gathered in the atrium of the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center Thursday night to recognize female and minority jurists...

Alone At The Top

While many law firms are taking action on promoting diversity, firms in Denver are lagging when it comes to electing minority attorneys to managing...

Dreams for Diversity

Colorado Supreme Court Justice William Hood spent 10 years as a prosecutor in the 18th Judicial District. And he recalled instances when a defendant...

CLE Tackles Implicit Bias Issue in the Courtroom

“If I were you I’d be wondering one thing: what’s this old white guy from Iowa doing talking to you about implicit bias?” Senior...

Filling in the Gaps

For a community to have trust in the credibility of its judicial system, it is important for the bench to reflect the makeup of...