UDC Law Lexis Nexis Fellows Nija Bastfield, Alexus McNeal and Songo Wawa present projects for addressing racial inequity in legal system

At the LexisNexis Equity in the Law symposium on Oct. 28, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law students Nija Bastfield, Alexus McNeal and Songo Wawa presented ideas they had developed as fellows with the LexisNexis African Ancestry Network (AAN) and LexisNexis Rule of Law […]

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Class Notes December 2022

Class of 1984 Elizabeth “Scoobie” Ryan ’84 received the 2022 James Madison Award for service to the First Amendment from the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky Class of 1987 Karen Newton Cole ’87 received the President’s Award for Public Service from Washington Council of Lawyers […]

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Assoc. Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Anthony Ervin elected to AALS Pre-Law section

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Anthony Ervin was elected Chairperson Elect/Vice Chairperson of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Pre-Law Education and Admission to Law Schools for a three-year term. He will hold the Vice […]

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Prof. Tom Devine ’80 on Whistleblower Protection Clinic history, legacy

Professor Tom Devine ’80 has been part of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law community for nearly its entire 50 years. As a first-year law school student, Prof. Devine helped to organize the clinic that eventually became today’s Whistleblower Protection Clinic. He has […]

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2021-2022 Clinical Law Faculty Scholarship Round Up

UDC Law’s Clinicians, all tenured or tenure-track Professors of Law, not only work daily to practice law, promote justice and change lives with our students but they also take the time to advocate for systemic change through scholarship, media appearances, training and other advocacy. Professor Andrew Budzinski, Co-Director of the […]

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Immigration and Human Rights Clinic wins case before even getting to trial  

Earlier this month, students in the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC Law) Immigration and Human Rights Clinic prevailed in immigration court, securing asylum protection for a Salvadoran family of six.   This family fled El Salvador after a powerful transnational criminal organization (often […]

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Regina Shaw ’97 honored, inaugural Alumni Hall of Fame class inducted at Fifth Annual UDC Law Gala

The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC Law) held its fifth annual UDC Law Gala on Nov. 17 at the University of the District of Columbia Student Center. The event, designed to support student scholarships and fellowships, also marked the culmination of a […]

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3Ls Genesis Aguirre Guerra and Nija Bastfield receive inaugural Mark Herzog Public Interest Scholarships

At a ceremony held at Sidley Austin on Nov. 10, 3Ls Nija Bastfield and Genesis Aguirre Guerra received the inaugural Mark Herzog Public Interest Scholarship, established to honor Herzog’s legacy of more than 30 years of service in the public interest.   The Mark Herzog Public Interest Scholarship was created to […]

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