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Firm Sponsors UConn Law School Diversity Week 2018

March 22, 2018

For the sixth consecutive year, Shipman & Goodwin is honored to be the exclusive law firm sponsor of Diversity Week at the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Diversity Week 2018 is a campus-wide event that showcases UConn Law School’s commitment to offering a safe and diverse environment. This year’s activities include panel discussions on the idea of bipartisan criminal justice reform, the racial and socioeconomic disparities and implicit biases in the criminal justice system; the impact of Abrahamic religions on legal practice; and diversity of refugees in Connecticut.

Several Shipman & Goodwin attorneys will also be participating. Alfredo G. Fernandez will provide introductory remarks for University of New Haven Dean Lourdes Alvarez, who will give the luncheon address “One Feisty Latina on Claiming Our Power for Good” on March 27 at 12:30pm. Partner Joseph P. Williams will be a panelist in a discussion entitled “Housing Divided: Residential Segregation in Connecticut” on March 27 at 5:30pm.

Click here for Diversity Week 2018’s schedule of events.

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