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Classes of 2025 and 2026 participate in pinning ceremony, receive SuitShop jackets to kick off legal education

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, UDC Law partnered with SuitShop to provide each incoming student with a suit jacket to kickstart their legal careers. First-year students wore the suits for the Aug. 11 pinning ceremony where they received their 50th anniversary branded lapel pins and took an oath committing to the legal profession and service in the public interest.

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Class of 2022 and Hooding Ceremony keynote speaker James McMillan surprise Class of 2023 with gift at Hooding Ceremony

The UDC Law class of 2022 received their hoods during the UDC Law Hooding Ceremony at the UDC Theater of the Arts on Friday, May 13, symbolizing the completion of their J.D. program, before participating in the University’s commencement program on Saturday. Friday’s program included speeches from student representatives, the […]

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Fourth Annual UDC Law Gala raises over $130,000 toward scholarships, fellowships, bar prep

 On Tuesday, Nov. 9, the District of Columbia School of Law Foundation hosted the Fourth Annual UDC Law Gala at the University of the District of Columbia Student Center Ballroom, raising $135,425 toward supporting students through tuition scholarships, fellowships and bar study programs. The funds raised at the gala came […]

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Karl Racine delivers 28th Annual Rauh Lecture

Attorney General for the District of Columbia Karl A. Racine delivered the 2021 Joseph L. Rauh Jr. Lecture in March, in which he focused on the office’s efforts in affordable housing, worker rights, juvenile justice and combating hate. Following his remarks, Racine took questions from the virtual audience of more than 100 […]

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Richard L. Trumka talks history, future of unions and labor at 27th Annual Rauh Lecture

On Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka delivered the 27th Annual Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Lecture, linking the history and future of labor rights and reminding the audience of Joseph L. Rauh’s role in paving the way for union democracy. Trumka’s long-time mentor and friend Joseph “Chip” […]

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