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March on Washington

Q&A With Kevin Woodson: 50 Years After the March on Washington

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, Kevin Woodson, an assistant professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, says it's important for the nation to recognize and celebrate the hard-earned victories of the past without losing sight of the formidable problems that remain.

Drexel Experts Available to Comment on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

On August 28, citizens from across the country will converge on our nation’s capital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. President Obama will honor the anniversary of the famous civil rights march by speaking from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same place that Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. Experts at Drexel University in Philadelphia are available to assist the news media with their coverage of the event and its implications from a variety of perspectives.


Q&A with Donald Tibbs: Let’s Have More Race in the Courtroom, Not Less

In the court of public opinion, the case against George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin may have centered on race. But in Florida’s 18th Circuit Court at Zimmerman’s trial, race was rarely mentioned. Evidence of a colorblind system? Donald Tibbs doesn’t think so.

Earle Mack two-year program

Drexel's Earle Mack School of Law Announces Two-Year JD Program

Drexel's Earle Mack School of Law will launch Fast Forward in 2014, a two-year J.D. program, which will begin accepting applications in June 2013.

Drexel Expert Available to Comment on Gay Marriage Cases Before the Supreme Court

Dr. Robert Field

What the Election Means for Health Reform: Roundtable Discussion on November 16

Experts in law, medicine and public health will explore prospects for the future of health reform and the health care system at What the Election Means for Health Reform, a roundtable discussion sponsored by Drexel University’s Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health at the Academy of Natural Sciences on November 16.

Drexel Experts Available to Weigh in on 2012 Presidential Election

Law student Jessica Farris

Drexel Law Grad Helps Free Wrongfully Convicted Man after 19 Years in Prison

On September 21, a 37-year-old California man wrongfully imprisoned for just under 19 years is expected to gain his freedom, thanks in part to the efforts of a recent graduate of the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University.
Law professor Karl Okamoto

Drexel Law Professor Creates First MOOC to Teach Business Acquisition Skills

Law students, practicing attorneys and anyone interested in business acquisitions will be able to polish their transactional lawyering skills thanks to a new massive open online course (MOOC) created by Karl Okamoto, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University. While some of the nation’s most elite universities are collaborating to offer a variety of courses through MOOCs, this will be among the first law school courses delivered in this way.

Drexel Experts Available To Comment on Supreme Court’s Impending Health Care Ruling

Law Students from Across the Country Demonstrate Deal-Making Skills at Drexel

While generations of law students have sharpened their litigating skills in moot court and mock trial competitions, the Transactional LawMeet™ created by professor Karl Okamoto of the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University is the first of its kind anywhere that allows students  of transactional law to practice their deal-making skills against their peers. The law school will host the Third Annual Transactional LawMeet™ on March 29 and 30, beginning at 1:30 p.m.