Diversity and Inclusion

Opportunities for Enrichment

Brooklyn Law is home to more than 40 student organizations and many of them are devoted to issues of multiculturalism. Some of these include:

  • Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA)
  • Black Law Students Association (BLSA)
  • Brooklyn Law School Secular Legal Society
  • Christian Legal Society (CLS)
  • Eastern European Law Students Association (EELSA)
  • International Law Society (ILS)
  • Irish Law Students Association
  • Italian American Law Students Association (IALSA)
  • Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA)
  • Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA)
  • Legal Association for Women (LAW)
  • Muslim Law Student Association (MLSA)
  • OutLaws (LGBT)
  • Parents Association (for law students who are parents)
  • South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA)

To read more about these student organizations and others, visit our Student Organizations page.

Programs and Events
Throughout the year, we also offer frequent faculty seminars, lectures by distinguished guests, and other enrichment opportunities. Some recent programs held on campus relating to multicultural and diversity issues have included:
  • Jumping Hurdles: LGBTQ and HIV Positive Individuals and U.S. Asylum Law
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell: A Panel to Ask and Tell
  • Women's Rights During Pregnancy
  • Religious Freedom in the Post 9/11 Era: The Park 51 Project
  • Re-Solidifying Racial Bloc Voting: Empirics and Legal Doctrine in the Melting Pot

To view a list of upcoming events, visit our Events page.

The Black Law Students Association honors David Dinkins ‘56

The Black Law Students Association honors David Dinkins ‘56