For attorneys of color, the concept of "representing race" within the context of everyday legal practice is neither new nor voluntarily learned; at a basic level, it is what we do whenever we enter a courtroom or conference room in the predominantly white legal system of this country.
Margaret M. Russell,
Beyond "Sellouts" and "Race Cards": Black Attorneys and the Straitjacket of Legal Practice,
Mich. L. Rev.
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