Howard University School of Law

Welcome to Howard University School of Law

A Message From The Dean

It is my distinct honor and privilege to welcome you to Howard University School of Law. We are a community of dedicated faculty, staff, students, alumni, and partners committed to unparalleled excellence in legal education, impactful scholarship and thought leadership, and social justice. Our rich history and tradition of producing leaders in law and public service inspire our ongoing efforts to champion racial equity and justice. I invite you to explore our vibrant community and learn more about the dynamic programs and opportunities that make Howard Law a special place to study law.

In Truth and Service,

Roger A. Fairfax Jr.
Dean and Professor of Law

Virtual Tour

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Lecture Series Speakers, and Symposia

Howard University School of Law hosts a series of lectures each year which honor the name and legacy of a past deans Charles Hamilton Houston, James M. Nabrit Jr., C. Clyde Ferguson Jr., and Wiley A. Branton. Each of these deans served the law school during a critical era in history and all left a significant impression not only on the Howard University community but on the legal profession worldwide. The students, faculty, administration, and staff of the law school work together each year to find topics relevant to the current legal climate, particularly in areas of social justice, civil rights, human rights, and voting rights.

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