Microaggressions: What They Are and Why They Matter
Law Review Article
legal education, race, diversity
This paper, addresses how microaggressions affect students in law schools and what law schools and law teachers could do to provide a more favorable environment in which all students - and especially students of color - can flourish. Law schools are competitive places, microaggressions need to be understood in this context. The first section examines some of the harms that microaggressions cause. The second, discusses two forms of microaggression that are present in the law school environment.
Wells, Catharine, "Microaggressions: What They Are and Why They Matter" (2005). Diversity and Inclusion in Law School and Higher Education. 29.