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National Black Law Journal

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The National Black Law Journal (NBLJ) has been committed to scholarly discourse exploring the intersection of race and the law since 1970, when the NBLJ was started by five African-American law students and two African-American law professors. The Journal was the first of its kind in the United States.

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Panel Discussion No. 1

Beyond DeFunis: Testing the Nation's Will

Moderator: Ralph R. Smith

Panelists: Derrick A. Bell, Peter J. Liacouras, Cruz Reynoso

Minority Law Teachers' Meeting

Moderators: Harry T. Edwards, Walter J. Leonard, Harry W. McGee, Jr.

Discussants: Derrick A.Bell, Jr., Drew S. Days, III, Charles T. Duncan, James E. Jones, Jr. , Patricia King, Richard Taylor

Panel Discussion No. 2

Legal Education of Minority Students: Review and Overview

Moderator: Walter J. Leonard

Panelists: Dr. William Boyd, Frederick M. Hart, Dr. Stephen P. Klein, Michael D. Rappaport