A New Leader for the Howard University School of Law

Danielle R. Holley-Walker was appointed dean of the School of Law at Howard University in Washington. D.C. She has been serving as associate dean and a professor of law at the University of South Carolina Law School. Earlier in her career she taught at the Hofstra University School of Law.

In accepting the post, Professor Holley-Walker said: “Howard’s law school remains a defining force in American jurisprudence and will continue to play an unparalleled role in advancing social justice. As we look to the future, we must establish a robust agenda for the 21st century and beyond. I look forward to working closely with faculty, students, staff and alumni as we chart the future together.”

Professor Holley-Walker is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School. Before entering the academic world, she practiced civil litigation at the prestigious Fulbright & Jaworski law firm in Houston.

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