January 2022

Take Charge of Your Career With a Competency Model

Cat Moon is Director of Innovation Design for the Program on Law & Innovation at Vanderbilt University. She asks, what if we treat this strange, disruptive moment as an opportunity to soul-search and design post-covid work lives that create more meaningful careers, deliver a better client experience, and improve access to life-changing legal services?

Two High-Powered Black Attorneys Confront a Justice System’s Flaws

In a review penned by Above the Law blog founding editor David Lat, the New York Times Book section highlights two books by prominent Black trial lawyers: “Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor’s Fight for Fairness” by Laura Coates, a former prosecutor, and “The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth” by Kristin Henning, a former public defender.