Presidential impact


A panel discussion on how the Trump presidency is impacting minority groups and women was the topic of a program at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law on April 12. The discussion was presented by the Detroit Mercy OutLaws, the Black Law Students Association, the Hispanic and Latino/a Law Students Association, and the Diversity Committee at the law school. Asha Noor from the Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR) discussed Islamophobia and the Trump presidency’s impact on Muslims. Professors Alex Vernon and Andrew Moore discussed the Trump presidency’s impact on immigrants and immigration law, while Professor Catherine Archibald focused on the Trump presidency’s impact on transgender individuals. Professor Florise Neville-Ewell discussed the Trump administration’s impact on housing programs and how that impacts minority groups, while Professor Pam Wilkins focused on its impact on women. Pictured are (left to right) Florise Neville-Ewell, Asha Noor, Pam Wilkins, Alex Vernon, Catherine Archibald, and Andrew Moore.

– Photo by John Meiu