News Article Highlights New Study from Goodwin Liu and Jeremy Fogel

Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court has joined former judge and Federal Judicial Center director Jeremy D. Fogel, along with the American Bar Foundation, to address the question of why so few minorities serve as law clerks.

Their research will look deeply at the current processes and systems in place in an effort to identify potential obstacles and suggest positive solutions for judges, law students, professors and other players in the law clerk hiring process.

“We’ve been in consultation with a number of judicial colleagues,” Justice Liu said in an interview, with the aim of understanding “the sensitivity of this topic and trying to figure out the safest and most comfortable way to talk about a delicate subject.”

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