R. Kyle Alagood

Pro-Black, anti-racist, queer feminist lawyer, policy guy, and former food stamp & Medicaid kid.

Breaking the Code of Silence on Race in Law School

Editor’s Note: According to students present during the Black History Month celebration described below, the professor involved in the incident was LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss. The group of students described as “mostly black” was “all black.” As one student wrote me, “I think it is important to let people know that it wasn’t…

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Racial Diversity at LSU Law: Where’s the Beef?

Author’s Note: In mid-October 2014 the Louisiana State University Law Center announced it had selected seventeen legal practitioners from across the country to teach one-week intersession courses (called Apprenticeship Week) on a variety of practical subjects. The Law Center’s criteria for selecting the intersession faculty has not been made public; however, many students noted the practitioners chosen…

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