The Pritzker School of Law building on Northwestern University's campus. Photo by Taylor Hancock | The Daily Northwestern
The Pritzker School of Law building on Northwestern University's campus. Photo by Taylor Hancock | The Daily Northwestern

Center for Racial and Disability Justice explores intersection of racial, disability justice

Morgan said it’s important for law schools to think about how to best mitigate racism and ableism when considering new policies.


After noticing a gap in the academic work on racial and disability justice at the Pritzker School of Law, Pritzker Prof. Jamelia Morgan set out to create a space to promote research on the intersection of racial and disability justice, she said.

That’s how Pritzker’s Center for Racial and Disability Justice was born. Opened in Fall Quarter 2022, the center aims to create a more equitable society for people of color and people with disabilities, according to Morgan, who serves as the center’s faculty director.

“It was very important to have (this center) because many of the most pressing issues of our day are issues that implicate the rights, the experiences, harms against people with disabilities, people of color and people at the intersection,” Morgan said. Read more…


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