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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – January 19, 2015

Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service “Greatness is determined by service.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Pine Street Inn is the largest resource for homeless men and women in New England. Founded in 1969, Pine Street Inn provides a comprehensive range of […]

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National Bar Association: Virtual Town Hall Discussion on “Ferguson and Beyond: The Crisis of Race and Policing In 2014” – December 18, 2014

On Thursday, December 18, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EST national civil and human rights partner organizations, including African American Policy Forum, Amnesty International, Hip Hop Caucus, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Muslim Advocates, National Bar Association, Inc., and Rainbow PUSH Coalition, on behalf of the Civil Rights Ferguson and Police Reform Coalition will host a Virtual Town hall discussion on combatting police misconduct and brutality, the newly released racial profiling guidance by the Department of Justice and possible solutions.

To participate by phone, please call (605) 562-0020 and enter the Meeting ID pin 305-823-740.
To follow the conversation on Twitter, please use the hashtag #Unified4Justice

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Councillor Jackson chairs hearings on Diversity in Higher Education

This Friday, December 19th, Councillor Tito Jackson will convene the first of a series of hearings to inquire on the state of diversity and inclusion in area colleges and universities. The hearings will begin with testimony from Boston University, the largest higher education institution in Boston, the third largest employer in the city, and the alma mater of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Where:
The Christopher Iannella Chamber of Boston City Hall

When:
Friday, December 19th
1:30pm

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Defamation: A Riveting Courtroom Drama of Race, Religion, and Class – November 7, 2014

The MBLA’s  Community Service Committee hosted DEFAMATION, on Friday, November 7, 2014 at Northeastern University School of Law. DEFAMATION is a riveting courtroom drama that illuminates our common perceptions about race, religion and class and where the audience is the jury. Over 110 high school students and chaperones […]

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MBLA Fall Student Welcome Reception 2014

On October 21, 2014, the MBLA hosted its annual Fall Student Welcome Reception at Goodwin Procter.  The evening featured a presentation by Goodwin Procter associate and recent law school graduate, Jennifer Kent, on professional networking and etiquette.  Students and lawyers alike then had an opportunity to put […]

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MBLA 2014-2015 Know Your Rights Program : Session #2 – December 2, 2014

On December 2, 2014 the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association will be hosting the second session of our 2014 – 2015 Know Your Rights Program. Featuring The Honorable Pamela M. Dashiell, Associate Justice, Boston Municipal Court.

When:
Tuesday December 2, 2014
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Where:
Shelbourne Community Center
2730 Washington Street
Roxbury, MA 02119

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South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston 10th Annual Gala & Awards Dinner – December 2, 2014

On December 2nd the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston will be hosting their 10th Annual Gala and Awards Dinner.

When:
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Reception 6 P.M. | Dinner 7 P.M.

Where:
Taj Boston
15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA

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Taste of Diversity Networking Mixer – October 8, 2014

The Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association would like to thank Duff & Phelps for sponsoring our first annual Taste of Diversity Networking Mixer.  On October 8, 2014 at the Boston College Club, over 125 professionals of color came together to network and to learn about the importance of […]

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MBLA Annual Fall Reception – September 25, 2014

On September 25, 2014, during our Annual Fall Reception, over 80 attendees gathered to celebrate the Honorable Justice Hines with our Lifetime Achievement Award.

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MBA View from the Bench Program: Appellate Practice – December 3, 2014

On December 3, 2014, the Judicial Administration Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association, together with co-sponsors the Federal Bar Association (Massachusetts Chapter) and the Worcester County Bar Association invite you to join the Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson (1st Cir.), the Honorable Robert J. Cordy (SJC), and the Honorable Peter J. Rubin (Appeals Court) for what is sure to be a lively and informative seminar on appellate practice.
WHEN:
December 3, 2014
4:30-7:30 p.m.

WHERE:
The Federal Court in Worcester

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