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ABOUT US
Founded in 2005, the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries (BCAALL) enhances the professional experiences of African American law librarians. The purpose of the Black Caucus is to promote the professional development, recruitment, and social interests of black law librarians.  

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If you are interested in issues concerning black law librarians, we encourage you to join BCAALL. Becoming a member is a great way to meet and network with other law librarians, give back to the profession and serve the community.

 

BCAALL is an inclusive organization. Membership is not denied to anyone on account of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

For questions about the organization and membership please contact:

Richelle Reid at rlreid@emory.edu 


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MEMBER OF THE MONTH

Errol Adams joined Pace Law School Library as the Electronic Services/Reference Librarian in January 2016. In this role, he develops and manages online research guides, serving as the content editor for the Library’s website, the Library’s portion of the intranet, and all social media. He was previously the law librarian at The College of The Bahamas in Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas. In that position he managed the Law Collection, assisted in coaching the Vis moot court team, and contributed to marketing the law collection. Errol also worked in several other libraries, including Kaye Scholer LLP, the New York State Unified Court System’s Civil Court, the New York City Department of Correction on Riker’s Island, and Reed Smith LLP.

Errol is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries (CARALL), where he served on committees. He is also a member of the Law Library Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY) for which he has served on the executive board.

In 2003, Errol received his J.D. from Touro Law Center, where he served as Business Editor of Touro International Law Review. He went on to earn a master’s degree in library and information science from St. John’s University in 2011. Errol holds a bachelor of arts in judicial studies from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.

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EXPLORING LAW LIBRARIANSHIP




Considering a career in legal information? Law librarianship may be the perfect career for you! Law librarians can be found in various legal settings. Take a moment to look over this brochure created by the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries for more information on law librarianship as well as the BCAALL.  BCAALL Recruiting Brochure


 

 

MEMBERSHIP GALLERY

Click the link below to see images of BCAALL related events including the AALL Annual Meetings, Fundraising Dinner and Community Service Projects.

BCAALL San Antonio, TX 2014
BCAALL Denver, CO, 2010
BCAALL In Action


If you have any images that you would like to see included please contact Janeen Williams at jwill216@nccu.edu.


COMMUNITY SERVICE

 Purpose

The Community Service Committee identifies and promotes opportunities for BCAALL members to donate or volunteer services to the law, library and/or greater community, with a particular focus on organizations serving minority needs.

The Committee selects a service project that benefits the host city of the AALL's Annual Meeting. A representative of the selected organization is invited to the annual dinner and presented with donations.


Click here for more information about the organizations supported by BCAALL:

BCAALL Community Service Initiatives