#UDCLaw 3L Tonya Harris won the 2021-2022 @AmericanKennelClub (AKC) Companion #AnimalLaw Writing Contest, a #legalwriting competition that invites submissions from #lawstudents around the United States. Link in bio to learn more about Tonya's winning entry and learn more about the contest.
Speaking at today's Hooding Ceremony at 2:00 p.m. is James McMillan (@jimmynickles), CEO of ART@WAR (@art_at_war_ent).
Counted as one of the top music attorneys by Hollywood Reporter and Billboard magazines, entertainment impresario James McMillan, Esq. has merged his roles as lawyer, marketer, manager and visionary into being a founder and CEO of his own record label, ART@WAR Entertainment. Over the past 15+ years, McMillan has built a solid foundation and reputation based on integrity and emerged as a force balancing his creative and business inclinations.
Learn more about McMillan and join us on YouTube for the #UDCLaw Hooding Ceremony at 2:00 p.m.
Today, the #UDCLaw Class of 2022 is one step closer to practicing law, promoting justice and changing lives. Oh, who are we kidding? They've been promoting justice and changing lives all along. Now they'll get to do it with #JD in hand! #attorneys #HBCU #HBCUlawschool
#UDCLaw student Imani Roberson has been named to the @tmcf_hbcu Hennessy Fellows Program, a partnership with @hennessy awarding a total of $10 million to high-achieving graduate students studying at HBCUs. 🔗 in bio
ICYMI: The April 2022 issue of The Advocate: UDC Law's Alumni Newsletter is out now! Featured in this issue: Catching up with Karen Newton Cole '87, #legclinic and DV LEAP write a letter to the U.N., #youthjusticeclinic Dir. Prof. Mae Quinn talks to The Chicago Tribune, a new cohort of LexisNexis Rule of Law fellows and more. Link in bio.
You can also sign up to receive The Advocate at the signup link also in our bio.
#UDCLaw 3L Sarah Buskirk and DV LEAP Legal Director and Interim Executive Director Sasha Drobnick wrote a letter in March – in consultation with DV LEAP Managing Attorney Elizabeth Vogel – to United Nations (U.N.) Special Rapporteur Reem Alsalem. Link in bio to learn why.
“It is especially troubling that in the United States of America, where we see young people as a vulnerable population that deserves protection, that they are going toe-to-toe with a prosecutor with no help from someone who understands the law,” Youth Justice Clinic Director Mae Quinn told @ChicagoTribune (also in @ProPublica. Both 🔗 in bio) in a piece about students receiving tickets for violating municipal ordinances at school.
Students, faculty, staff, alumni, UDC community - Tonight at 5:00, we welcome Will Snowden to the Law & Leadership Series! Snowden is the founder of The Juror Project, an initiative to increase the diversity of #jury panels and change the narrative around #juryduty. Register at bit.ly/LLSnowden2