Judge Bernice Donald

Judge Bernice Donald

Judge Bernice Donald is currently serving on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Donald has also served as Secretary of the American Bar Association from 2008 to 2011, and was the first African-American woman to Chair the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.

Guest Appearances
January 29, 2019

ABA Midyear Meeting 2019: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich

Judge Bernice Donald and Bill Choyke talk about the fate of Jewish lawyers in the Third Reich.

January 28, 2019

ABA Midyear Meeting 2019: Better to be Rich and Guilty?

Bernice Donald, Michele Neitz, Sarah Redfield, Ronald Kramer talk about socioeconomic bias in the justice system.

August 3, 2018

ABA Annual Meeting 2018: The Criminal Justice Tussle with Technology

Andrew Grosso, Judge Bernice Donald, Alan Butler, and Lorraine Kisselburgh explain how technology is gradually changing aspects of the law.

May 10, 2018

How can we fight to reduce bias? 6th Circuit judge shares her thoughts

Judge Bernice Donald and Sarah E. Redfield talk about Enhancing Justice: Reducing Bias, a book which Redfield edited and Donald contributed to. They discuss the latest research on bias, and give concrete tips for managing it.

October 8, 2015

Which ABA Sections, Divisions, and Forums Should You Join?

The American Bar Association Law Student Division is free, and its members have the opportunity to join five additional ABA sections, divisions, or forums. But with 64 to choose from, which is the best entity for each law student’s career path? In this episode of The Law Student Podcast, Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke interview...