1st black, female major general in U.S Army speaks at federal courts’ Black History event

Dozens gathered to belatedly celebrate Black History Month on Friday at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, but the delay only heightened the joyful celebration. A crowd gathered to hear from honorary guest Major General Marcia Anderson, the first African-American woman to achieve the rank of major general in the history of the United States Army.
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Southern Indiana District Court to offer CLE on black history

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana will celebrate Black History Month by welcoming Marcia M. Anderson, the first African-American woman to achieve the rank of Major General in the U.S. Army and an attorney who spent more than 25 years as the clerk of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
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DTCI: A call to action on our diversity and inclusion mission

While statistics have shown some progress and modest increases in the numbers of minorities and women within the legal profession as a whole, Indiana has seemed to lag behind. Accordingly, the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana has taken the initiative to help change that within this state.
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Lynch featured speaker at annual Diversity Dinner

Marion Circuit Judge Sheryl Lynch will be the keynote speaker at an upcoming annual event celebrating diversity and sponsored by multicultural student organizations from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. The 7th Annual Diversity Dinner will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, March 1, at the Columbia Club with the theme “Peaceful Progression, Without Division.”
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Applications available for law school assistance program

The Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity program, an initiative designed to help underrepresented students pursue a law degree, is currently taking applications. Indiana residents or graduates of an Indiana college or high school may apply by March 1, 2019.
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