Students and alumni – Mark your calendars to join these amazing people over the coming months in the #UDCLaw Law & Leadership Series. First one is Sept. 28 with our very own Prof. Saleema Snow at 5:00 p.m. Stay tuned for details.
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Reflecting on twenty years ago when tragedy struck the Pentagon, Twin Towers and Shanksville, PA. The #UDC community will never forget those we lost or the sacrifice of frontline workers who risked or gave their lives to save others on 9/11/2001. #911NeverForget #udc1851 #udcfirebirds
At #UDCLaw, we believe in practicing #law, promoting #justice and changing lives. Share that belief with the world with the exclusive UDC Law Apparel Collection by @districtofclothing. Available now at law.udc.edu. Special thanks to @dionnadorsey for your hard work and dedication in bringing this collection to life! #UDCLawxDoC #UDCLawWeBelieve #HBCU #HBCULawSchool
#UDCLaw Director of Immigration & Human Rights Clinic Prof. Lindsay M. Harris shared her thoughts with @7newsdc about SCOTUS refusal to block lower court order to reinstate the #MPP program, which requires migrants to #remaininMexico while cases are pending in US. Link in bio.
#UDCLaw Prof. Saleema Snow talked to the Muslim Bar Association of New York on "How Did I Get Here?" about her work, from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to teaching the vital skill of #legalwriting to prepare students to practice law, promote justice and change lives. Link in bio.
“We need time. The deadline is never on the side of the immigrant. We need time to gather our resources. We need time to talk about our situation, to complete our application,” #UDCLaw student Delali Dagadu told The World.
Read about Delali’s work (🔗 in bio) with groups like UndocuBlack Network to raise awareness in the Liberian community.
"When a sentencing court declares '241 years with the possibility of parole,' it conveys the very same thing as 'life without parole' to a youth and society," writes Tatiana Hilaire, 2L, in latest #UDCLaw @Medium article. Read Joining the Movement to End Harsh Juvenile Life Sentencing in America at the link in our bio. #juvenilejustice #lawstudent #criminaljustice
Congratulations to #UDCLaw students, Tiffany Brooks and Cynthia Rollins, on being selected as 2021 Stevens Public Interest Fellows. The Fellowship program provides grants to enable law students attending a network of participating law schools to work in public interest summer law positions. Way to go! #udcfirebirds
Professor Stephanie Brown was recently appointed as the inaugural Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for the law school. In this role, Dean Brown will continue working towards keeping #UDCLaw a progressive and inclusive environment. Stay tuned for her learning series and monthly readings as she covers and engages students, faculty and staff in discussions surrounding DEI-related issues and topics. https://bit.ly/3ftNJSk
DC Attorney General Karl Racine delivered the 28th Annual Joseph L. Rauh Jr. Lecture in March. He talked about the great work of his office, including #affordablehousing, #workerrights, juvenile justice, combating hate and more. Relive the lecture at the link in our bio.
#UDCLaw student Asha Burwell and Prof. Mae C. Quinn wrote an op-ed for The Baltimore Sun on COVID-era #justicesystem, describe it as "more accessible, visible and accountable" thanks to video tech. 🔗 in bio.
Jamal Bailey, a #UDCLaw student, was recently selected from a large, competitive applicant pool to be one of LexisNexis’ Fellows. This Fellowship was launched as part of LexisNexis Legal & Professional’s commitment to eliminate systemic racism in legal systems and build a culture of inclusion and diversity at the company. The program was created in partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Law School Consortium (HBCULSC), which includes the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law. Way to go! https://bit.ly/34kbdTE
This is Pearl Mansu, a #UDCLaw student who was recently selected from a large, competitive applicant pool to be one of 12 LexisNexis Fellows. This Fellowship was launched as part of LexisNexis Legal & Professional’s commitment to eliminate systemic racism in legal systems and build a culture of inclusion and diversity at the company. The program was created in partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Law School Consortium (HBCULSC), which includes the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law. Congratulations, Pearl! Read more in bio.
We interrupt your regularly scheduled #lawschool news to give you a #VanNess / #ClevelandPark #cicada update. These babies were found in #SquirrelPark, at Tilden and Conn. NW just south of #UDC Van Ness campus. (More in stories if you’re into that sort of thing) #broodx #udclaw