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Diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency are critical to fulfilling our mission as a law school and as part of the legal community.

In May 2007, the Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees approved a resolution affirming the inherent educational benefits of diversity for the college environment. The Law School shares this value and believes that diversity in the classroom furthers its educational mission.

As a professional school preparing the next generation of our nation’s lawyers, we believe that our promise to support diversity is both an academic and professional duty.

Increasing the diversity of the legal profession and developing the cultural competency of our students is part of the Law School’s commitment to promoting equal access to justice and training the best professionals in all fields of legal practice.

This website is a resource for students, staff, faculty, and prospective students to learn about the diversity of experience and background on our campus and to access relevant resources, events and policies.


October 29th, 2015

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    6th Annual State of Civil Rights Forum Special Celebration - 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act with State Representatives John Davis, Lew Frederick, and Jessica Vega Pederson who will be awarded for their work championing civil rights in our state this year.

March 7th, 2015

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    Come celebrate cultural diversity with food and performances from around the world! 
    Brunch: 11am - 1pm
    Show: 2pm - 4pm

January 19th, 2015

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    Art build with the Pluralism and Unity Board (PUB) to kick off MLK Week! Come create social justice-themed art in a community space. Use a variety of art supplies as a medium to reflect on Dr. King, his legacy and this year’s MLK Theme: “We are the ones we have been waiting for.”

April 7th, 2014

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    Please join the Diversity Work Group for a Community Conversation on Moving Diversity Forward at Lewis & Clark Law School. In the Faculty Reading Room of the LRC.