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A few weeks ago, we wrote about our idea for a judicial Rooney Rule to increase the diversity of our state courts. At the time, we cited some stats from 2002, because numbers from the legal field were pretty hard to come by. Today, a nationwide study called Gavel Gap was […]

Diversity on the bench


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In the early 2000s, the NFL was facing a diversity crisis. The League is majority-minority. Seventy percent of its players are black. However, at the time, only two head coaches were black. This happened despite the fact that studies showed minority coaches were wining more games but getting fired more […]

Does Indiana need its own Rooney Rule?




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History teachers across the country had a mild heart attack during the Grammys when Google tweeted this: “Who is Alexander Hamilton?” spiking on Google search during #Grammys as #Hamilton wins Best Musical Theater album pic.twitter.com/ADUCxykPcL — GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) February 16, 2016 The twittersphere was all over that one. How could […]

A lesson on the Grammys and Google Trends