Q & A with Prof. Andrew Budzinski on his recent Richmond Law Review article “Overhauling Rules of Evidence in Pro Se Courts”

In a recent article in the University of Richmond Law Review, Prof. Andrew Budzinski argues for change in evidentiary rules in pro se courts. The Advocate caught up with Prof. Budzinski to talk more about the background and intended impact of “Overhauling Rules of Evidence in Pro Se Courts.”   […]

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Class Notes July 2022

Class of 1978 Mary Ann Stiles ’78 will be inducted into the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) Hall of Fame in December. Class of 1987 Karen Newton Cole ’87 was elected to the D.C. Bar Board of Governors. Class of 1996 Joe Werner ’96 is running for Governor of […]

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DC Affordable Law Firm welcomes three UDC Law alumni to fellowship program  

Dionne Dillard, Loishirl Hall and Forrest Yang Lindelof will begin fellowships at DC Affordable Law Firm (DCALF) next month, where they will provide affordable and accessible legal services to modest- and lower-income D.C. residents. As part of the fellowship, all three 2022 graduates will receive a no-cost LL.M. in Advocacy […]

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UDC Law Immigration and Human Rights Clinic client from East Africa granted asylum after nearly two years of 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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Class Notes June 2022

Class of 1976 and Class of 2008 “Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting,” directed by Aviva Kempner ’76 and produced by Yancey Burns ’08, will be screened at the Kennedy Center on the Millennium Stage June 30 at 8:30 p.m. Class of 1983 Stephen Merrill Smith ’83 […]

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Kadian Townsend ’22 and brother Clayon award Townsend Scholarship to Stony Brook freshman

In 2016, Kadian Townsend ’22 and her brother Clayon founded the Townsend Foundation to provide financial assistance for students who have faced challenges like those she and her brother faced in achieving their educational goals. This year, the Townsend siblings awarded the scholarship to Natalie Padilla, a graduate of Uniondale […]

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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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