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This paper summarizes the findings of a qualitative study which sought to determine Black and White attorneys’ perspectives on race, the legal system, and their level of support for the inclusion of race-related topics in continuing legal education (CLE). The White attorneys were supportive of the status quo. The Black attorneys agreed that CLE should address the issue of race and that the status quo was not acceptable.

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Black and White Attorneys’ Perspectives on Race, the Legal System, and Continuing Legal Education

This paper summarizes the findings of a qualitative study which sought to determine Black and White attorneys’ perspectives on race, the legal system, and their level of support for the inclusion of race-related topics in continuing legal education (CLE). The White attorneys were supportive of the status quo. The Black attorneys agreed that CLE should address the issue of race and that the status quo was not acceptable.