Faculty news

UDC Law Immigration and Human Rights Clinic client from East Africa granted asylum after nearly two years or working on her case 

On June 21, 2022, Imani*, an Immigration and Human Rights Clinic client from East Africa, was granted asylum after nearly two years of work with the clinic. Associate Dean of Clinical and Experiential Programs Lindsay M. Harris and three 2022 graduates – Delali Dagadu, LoiShirl Hall and Pearl Mansu – […]

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Prof. Marcy L. Karin receives Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award to study menstrual justice at work and school in Scotland

The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have selected UDC Law Professor Marcy L. Karin as the Fulbright Scotland Distinguished Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at University of Edinburgh. During the 2022-2023 academic year, Karin will work on a project titled […]

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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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Prof. Budzinski fights for better, safer rules for service of process in domestic violence cases

Last year, Prof. Andrew Budzinski proposed relaxing the rules on service of process in the domestic violence division of the D.C. Superior Court, resulting in the implementation of a temporary amendment through the end of 2021. Budzinski worked to reinstate the amendment as omicron surged, succeeding earlier this month.  

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Clinical Scholarship roundup

In the past year, in addition to engaging with students and clients in new mediums, the UDC Law Clinical Faculty have also continued to produce engaged and important scholarship on critical social justice issues. Through publications in the traditional law review format to practitioner-oriented pieces, along with engaging with students […]

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