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On Election Night 2020, CNN flashed a graphic that showed the results of its latest exit polls for the presidential election. In it, voters were broken into five racial groups: “White,” “Latino,” “Black,” “Asian,” and “Something Else.” The internet immediately went to work. Between viral memes emerged frustration, then anger. In an election where Indigenous voters played a critical role in battleground states like Arizona, the erasure of Native American (and other) voters took on new significance.
LSAC joined the list of 2021 AVA Digital Awards winners, earning the gold statuette in the video production category for “Law School Stories,” a project filmed in collaboration with the faculty, staff, and law school students at Brigham Young University. 
There are many ways to make an impact in law, but one we don’t often hear much about is how people become judges and justices. During a recent LSAC webinar, I was joined by two women who took unique paths in law and are now breaking barriers as members of the judiciary, along with a third pathbreaker who now works to help law school candidates make their own successful transitions to the legal profession.