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Class Notes Apr. 2022

Class of 1976/Class of 2008 Yancey Burns ’08 (Producer) and Aviva Kempner ’76 (Director and Producer) won the Indie Spec Best Documentary Award at the Boston International Film Festival for “Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting.” Class of 1977 Sherri Myers ’77 joins mayoral race in Pensacola, […]

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Class Notes Mar. 2022

Class of 2009 Keri Nash ’09 joins the National Legal Aid & Defender Association as its new Director of Racial Equity Initiatives. Class of 2013 Alicia Altamirano ’13 is running for Circuit Court Judge in Howard County, MD. Class of 2016 Adrian Madsen ’16 was on the winning side of […]

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Maria Suarez ’19 creates book scholarship to assist Latinx students

Maria Suarez ’19 has created a book scholarship to support Latinx students in pursuit of their dreams and legal education. Buying textbooks is often a worry for low-income and minority students who often lack financial support. A book scholarship helps a student focus on studying without the stress of needing […]

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Class Notes Feb. 2022

Class of 1985 Rev. Dr. Cynthia Jackson ’85 was interviewed on NorthJersey.com about her church leadership. Class of 1987 Tim Gresback ’87 is running for the Idaho state legislature. Class of 2011 Evan Mascagni ’11 produced Persistent: A Challenge to Kentucky’s PFO Law, a short film on the work of returned […]

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3L Gloria Cannon carries on Deepwater Horizon work with Whistleblower Protection Clinic

While continuing her work from Spring 2021 to present in the Whistleblower Protection Clinic (WPC), UDC Law 3L Gloria Cannon is working with Congress to challenge the ongoing public health and environmental disaster resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  

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Class Notes Jan. 2022

Class of 1979 Garrick Byers ’79 has been appointed Interim Director of the Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach. Class of 2011 Evan Mascagni ’11 was interviewed by his alma mater Rollins College about how he and his filmmaking partners are “helping shape the world through documentary film.” […]

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Memorials

The University extends deepest condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of our alumni. Don Aplin ’86 Marie Small-Smith ’96 Michelle Louise Hankey ’88 George Eng ’80 Dr. Edgar S. Cahn, co-founder and professor, UDC Law Joe Tom Easley, former Antioch School of Law professor and gay rights activist Charles […]

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Andrea Lyon ’76 makes the case for defender general in fight for racial equity in criminal justice system

Andrea Lyon ’76 leads a coalition of organizations and individuals calling for the development of an Office of the Defender General of the United States to better address racial inequities in the criminal justice system. The defender general would function on par with the Solicitor General and Attorney General. Because […]

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