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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Youth Justice Clinic hosts juvenile justice reform symposium

On Oct. 29, the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC Law) Youth Justice Clinic (YJC) and community partner National Center for Juvenile Justice Reform hosted a symposium at UDC Law to discuss changing the narrative and practices around juvenile justice. In connection with […]

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Class Notes October 2022

Class of 2010 Yesenia Rivera ’10 is an Energy Justice Award 2022 Finalist. Class of 2012 Megan Coyle ’12 opened Home Trust Legal, practicing in Maryland and Virginia, serving clients in wills, trusts and estates; contract review and drafting; collection matters; general legal advice and more. Class of 2022 Akeem […]

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Josh Basile ’13 on being an empathetic nerd, following in the right wheeltracks and being an advocate for yourself 

UDC Law student Laura Newman sat down with Josh Basile ’13 to discuss his career and how his education at UDC Law and his life experiences shape his work. Laura Newman: Tell us about yourself.  Joshua Basile: My journey has been for the last thirty-six years. Eighteen years ago, my life got […]

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Prof. Andy Budzinski receives COVID-19 Hero Award from DC SAFE

Prof. Andrew Budzinski received the COVID-19 Hero Award from DC SAFE (Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment) at their annual gala last week at The Eleanor DC. Budzinski was nominated by DC SAFE’s Supportive Advocacy Services Director Nicole Walter for the General Practice Clinic’s work with the DC SAFE Petitioner Assistance program.   […]

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UDC Law partners with Rising for Justice to provide Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic for students

In Fall 2022, UDC Law launched a new partnership with Rising for Justice to offer students the Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic focused on eviction defense. This semester, the eight UDC Law student attorneys participating in the Clinic have been keeping their clients housed and enforcing their tenant rights. The students […]

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Class Notes September 2022

Class of 1975 Nancy Shia ’75 is running for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for ANC 1C07. Class of 1978 Mary Ann Stiles ’78 is featured in the second edition of the Top 50 Fearless Leaders Publication by International Association of Top Professionals. Class of 1982 Deborah Sines ’82 worked on the […]

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