Legal Challenges Threaten DEI Programs

November 2, 2023

Recently, corporate diversity equity and inclusion (DEI) programs across the country have been targeted by legal adversaries that claim such programs are discriminatory. ISSI faculty affiliates Khiara M. Bridges and Catherine Fisk are quoted in the Financial Times and Bloomberg Law, respectively, defending the effectiveness of DEI programs. The articles explore the effect of changing language around DEI programs to avoid litigation as well as the influence DEI programs have on gender and racial equity.