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Firm Sponsors UConn Law School Diversity Week 2019

March 19, 2019

For the seventh consecutive year, Shipman & Goodwin is honored to be the exclusive law firm sponsor of Diversity Week at the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Diversity Week 2019 is a campus-wide event that showcases UConn Law School’s commitment to offering a safe and diverse environment.

This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Shipman & Goodwin partner Joette Katz, former Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and former Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families. Justice Katz will speak about implicit bias in the child welfare system in “Celebrating Our Identities in the Legal Profession: Keynote Address” on March 25 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

Panel discussions will also be held throughout the week on topics such as trends in litigation, advocacy, and policy regarding family separation, unaccompanied minors, child detention, and undocumented youth (co-hosted by the International Refugee Assistance Project); diversity in the judiciary; and homelessness in Connecticut.

Click here for Diversity Week 2019’s schedule of events.

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