Link: How LGBTQIA+ Pride informs Law School Leadership

In recognition Pride Month, Law.com published a story on the ways sexual identity informs and impacts law school leadership. 

Charleston School of Law provost, dean and professor of law Larry Cunningham participated in the conversation with law leaders across the country.

As a leader, Cunningham told Law.com he sees the subject as an open door to build a diverse culture in and out of the classroom:

“Law schools, our students and the legal profession benefit when a greater diversity of voices is heard, including at the leadership level. At the same time, intersectionality is important. People should not, and cannot, be reduced to a single characteristic ... That’s part of why I believe higher education should be the ultimate ‘safe space’ where ideas are freely exchanged and people can share their diverse views and experiences (complex as they may be) in a collegial manner."

CHARLESTON SCHOOL OF LAW QUICK FACTS

The Charleston School of Law is an ABA-accredited law school nationally recognized for its student-centric culture. Our faculty and staff are committed to preparing you for success both in the classroom and in the legal profession.

  • The Princeton Review ranks Charleston School of Law professors second in the country for faculty accessibility (2021)
  • Charleston School of Law faculty ranked among the top of The Princeton Review’s list of Best Professors in the nation (2016-2018)
  • Experiential Learning: Charleston School of Law students have access to about more than 150 externship sites, creating opportunities for experiential learning in the legal field.
  • Community Service: Charleston School of Law students have performed more than 241,000 community service hours (2004-current).
  • Students have won the National Tax Moot Court Championship for seven consecutive years (2012-2018)

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