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Faculty in the News

The faculty of Howard University School of Law continues to be among the world’s leading experts on contemporary legal issues in the news.


Professor Emeritus Ike Leggett ’74, to run for reelection as Montgomery County Executive


Professor Davis
Papers on SSRN are available at: http://ssrn.com/author=1096515
Twitter: @ColMorrisDavis


Interview evening with Cenk Uygur on Current TV about the Bradley Manning court-martial. http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/former-gitmo-prosecutor-compares-bradley-manning-case-to-the-overzealous-prosecution-of-reddits-aaron-swartz


Interview on Current TV discussing the hunger strike amongst the detainees at Guantanamo. http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/guantanamo-bay-hunger-strike-continues-as-president-obama-still-fails-to-close-the-detention-center


Interview on Current TV about drones: http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/former-guantanamo-bay-prosecutor-on-possible-ny-drone-sighting-im-frankly-surprised-it-hadnt-happened-sooner


Professor Morris Davis was on CNN tonight with Erin Burnett, host of OUTFRONT, to discuss the proposal to spend another $200M on Guantanamo Bay.

Professor Davis also discussed Guantanamo Bay on RT America News on March 21. You can view the video here: http://youtu.be/IV1i2nVrNQw


Interim Dean Okianer Christian Dark and Former Dean Kurt L. Schmoke featured in article on deans of HBCU’s:

diverseeducation.com



Professor Morris Davis

January 2013 Interview with RTAmerica about Guantanamo Bay closing.
http://youtu.be/DrH3R_YltFk


On January 24 and 25, 2013, Professor Davis gave 5 lectures at 5 colleges in North Carolina. The lectures generated lots of media attention: Story in Raleigh, NC newspaper.
http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/01/30/2644430/former-prosecutor-says-treatment.html


Editorial in Fayetteville, NC newspaper.
http://fayobserver.com/articles/2013/02/04/1234623


Story in Fayetteville, NC newspaper.
http://fayobserver.com/articles/2013/02/01/1234504


Short article in Duke University paper
http://today.duke.edu/2013/02/davistorture


Short 10 minute interview that aired on North Carolina public radio stations.
http://wunc.org/post/former-guantanamo-prosecutor-speaks-out-against-torture


Participated in a panel discussion at the New America Foundation on January 11, 2013, marking the 11th anniversary of the arrival of the first detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The discussion was carried live on C-Span.
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/Guantn


Did an interview on RT America news on January 11, 2013, marking the 11th anniversary of the first detainees arriving at Guantanamo.
http://youtu.be/HS-qc6OjuU8


Did an interview on RT America News on January 22, 2013, on the fourth anniversary of the order President Obama issued to close Guantanamo not later than January 2010.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM7h4Uoh_Sw&feature=share&list=UUczrL-2b-gYK3l4yDld4XlQ


Was quoted in a Politico article on January 22, 2013, on a dispute within the Pentagon over one of the charges in the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his 9/11 co-conspirators.
http://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2013/01/gitmo-prosecutor-not-backing-down-154904.html


Was cited in an article in the January 23, 2013 Houston Chronicle on the congressional hearings on the current Air Force sexual assault scandal.
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Congressional-panel-will-look-into-Lackland-sex-4215502.php?cmpid=houtexhcat


Morris Davis in an interview on RT America News on Monday, November 12, discussing the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus.


Social Science Research Network


Quoted in a story in the San Antonio Express-News about the Air Force’s current sexual assault scandal.


Quoted in an article published in Business Week.


Quoted in the San Antonio Express-News.


Professor Davis in a live interview on RT International News about Guantanamo Bay:


Professor Davis in a live interview on RT International (taped) and RT America (live) on the book published by the former Navy Seal who was on the Osama bin Laden raid.


Professor Harold McDougall
Huffington Post Blog
Huffington Post’s Politics section


Jasbir (Jesse) Bawa
Legal Writting Instructor Howard University School of Law

I Am Trayvon Martin Too:
Fighting Against Racial Profiling of Communities of Color

The Jurist; Special Commencement 2012 Issue


Law Professor Cheryl Nichols
Howard University School of Law

Howard Law Professor Cheryl Nichols and students at the Federal Reserve Board Meeting Room. The Federal Open Market Committee meets in this room to decide on United States monetary policy. Professor Nichols and her students visited the Federal Reserve in March.


Professor Andrew I. Gavil
Howard University School of Law

T-Mobile Antitrust Challenge Leaves AT&T With Little Recourse on Takeover


Professor Josephine Ross
Howard University School of Law

Six Years After Katrina, HBCUs Still Marching to the Rescue -BET - August 29, 2011


Professor Mabry
Howard University School of Law

Professor Mabry commented on what happens when things go wrong with an intercountry adoption.

The New York Times - Room for Debate Article, April 15, 2010


Professor Gresham Bullock
Howard University School of Law

attended, as a member, the meeting of the ABA Accreditation Committee in Palm Beach, Fla. on January 20-23.

She was quoted extensively on the corporate governance issue of compensation for members of the board of directors in the mutual fund industry in Board IQ (February 24, 2010), a financial publication focused on the mutual fund industry.

She has accepted an invitation from the editor of Tax Notes, the leading publication for tax lawyers and scholars, to serve as a regular contributor to the publication.

www.boardiq.com


Professor Mabry
Howard University School of Law

commented on Haiti’s Children and the Adoption Questions. She and other adoption experts provided commentary for the New York Times’ online forum called Room for Debate.

New York Times-roomfordebate.blogs


Adjunct Professor Rawle Andrews
Howard University School of Law

Marylanders deserve real health care options

gazette.net


Professor Meekins
Howard University School of Law

Professor Meekins and her colleagues obtains grant for Clinical Law Center to establish a Securities Advocacy Clinic.

http://www.finra.org/Newsroom/NewsReleases/2010/P120794


Professor Lisa Crooms
Howard University School of Law

Professor Lisa Crooms, an internationally recognized scholar and Professor at the Howard University School of Law, wrote an article in Roll Call on Bringing Human Rights Home to Help People Who Need Help the Most.


Professor Lisa Crooms
Howard University School of Law

Professor Lisa Crooms, an internationally recognized scholar and Professor at the Howard University School of Law, wrote an article in the Washington Post sponsored “theroot.com” on the implications of the award to President Obama of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.


Professor Aderson Francois
Howard University School of Law

Professor Aderson Francois Quoted in Baltimore Sun.

Morgan attacks planned online Ph.D. program Planned lessons for aspiring community college administrators could lure students away, school says in rights complaint


Professor Frank Wu
Howard University School of Law

The Wall Street Journal quotes HUSL Professor Frank Wu in an excellent article in the Journal. Professor Wu’s book, Yellow: Race In America Beyond Black and White, has become a must read book since its publication.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203440104574401320419023870.html



Professor Andrew I. Gavil
Howard University School of Law

11th-Hour Filings Oppose Google’s Book Settlement
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/09/technology/internet/09google.html



Professor Andrew I. Gavil
Howard University School of Law

Professor Andrew I. Gavil was quoted today in both the New York Times and the Washington Post in articles discussing the announcement yesterday that the European Commission was going to further investigate the proposed merger of Sun Microsystems and Oracle.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/03/AR2009090303114.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/04/technology/companies/04oracle.html


Professor Steven D. Jamar
Howard University School of Law
Institute of Intellectual Property and Social Justice

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Will Google Book Search Settlement Increase Access for Underserved Communities?

diverseeducation.com


Dean Kurt Schmoke
Howard University School of Law
Law Dean Kurt Schmoke quoted in “Decision in Jail Case Could Cost Ivey Votes, Observers Say”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/03/AR2009060303565.html



Professor Andrew I. Gavil
Howard University School of Law

New York Times - May 5, 2009
Andrew Gavil, antitrust expert and Howard Law professor quoted in “Board Ties at Apple and Google Are Scrutinized”
http://www.nytimes.com/



Associate Dean - Okianer Christian Dark
Howard University School of Law

National Jurist - March 2009
“HUSL’s faculty as being the most diverse in the country”
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/cypress/nationaljurist0309/index.php


Justice Thomas Talks on Book, Life
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times


Associate Professor - Alice M. Thomas
Howard University School of Law

Legal Times - Monday, February 9, 2009


Associate Dean - Okianer Christian Dark
Howard University School of Law

Washington Post - Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Commission urges Obama to enforce fair housing
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/09/AR2008120901953.html
By Hope Yen - The Associated Press

Statement From Okianer Christian Dark, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Howard University School of Law Given at the National Press Club, December 10, 2008 at the press conference on the National Commission On Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity’s Report on the Future of Fair Housing December 11, 2008

During the hearings, we heard from several witnesses about the connection between the foreclosure crisis and the lack of fair housing enforcement. How is this possible?

It is well documented that the proliferation of discriminatory lending practices in communities of color over the years, created an opportunity for financial institutions and others to target vulnerable minority communities as a means of maximizing short term profits. As one witness stated, “the subprime market discovered African American and Latino communities and targeted them for unfair and deceptive loan products and lending practices.”



Associate Professor Alice M. Thomas
Howard University School of Law

Professor Thomas was quoted in Washington Post - Friday, November 21, 2008; Page C01
The Very Image of Affirmation In Michelle Obama, Black Women See A Familiar Grace & Strength Writ Large
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/20/AR2008112003777.html
By DeNeen L. Brown and Richard Leiby


Professor Andrew I. Gavil
Howard University School of Law

Professor Gavil was quoted in the Business Section on November 12, 2008, in a NYTimes article on the TFT-LCD price fixing cartel case announced yesterday by the DOJ:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/13/technology/13panel.html?ref=business
By: Steve Lohr


Law Professor Lisa Crooms
quoted in with Democratic victory, hope anew for voting rights in District.

DC EXAMINER


Professor Andrews
Howard University School of Law
Adjunct professor at Howard and teaches Housing Discrimination and Housing Litigation.

Legal Times Article: Lawyer Makes House Calls
By: Brian Katkin
August 04, 2008


Sha-Shana N.L. Crichton
Legal Writing Instructor

Sha-Shana Crichton, President, University of the West Indies Alumni Association, Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area Branch delivers the welcome address at the 60th Anniversary Commemorative Service for the University of the West Indies on Sunday June 1st at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.


Professor Andrew I. Gavil
Howard University School of Law

On March 28, Professor Gavil was quoted in a New York Times article on the potential applicabilty of the new Chinese Anti-monopoly law to Microsoft’s hostile takeover bid for Yahoo:

See http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/28/technology/28yahoo.html

Professor Gavil was also quoted on March 28th in an Associated Press article (published by Forbes.com) covering comments made by U.S. and European antitrust officials at the annual meeting of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association.

The article addressed relative enforcement priorities in the two jurisdictions.

See http://www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2008/03/28/afx4828941.html

Professor Gavil will be presenting a paper on the Supreme Court’s treatment of intrabrand competition under the antitrust laws at New York University Law School on April 11, 2008.

The paper will be delivered as part of a conference on the theme: “One Year Later: The Antitrust Modernization Commission’s Report and the Challenges That Await Antitrust.”


Professor Lisa Crooms, and Professor Alice Thomas
Howard University School of Law

A Vote of Allegiance?:
In the Obama-Clinton Battle, Race & Gender Pose Two Great Divides for Black Women.
Washington Post, Monday, March 24, 2008.



Professor Mtima Lateef
Howard University School of Law

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updated: April 11, 2013