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Oral History of George Cohen Now Available on Society Website

“I never had a dull day.” That has been George Cohen’s mantra throughout his professional career. His outstanding career spans six decades and the breadth of his activities and accomplishments cut across both the private and public sectors.

Oral History of George Cohen Now Available on Society Website2024-01-01T17:39:09-05:00

Oral History of John Ferren Now Available on Society Website

A judgeship, legal services advocate, and public servant, Ferren grew up in Evanston, Illinois, attended Harvard University, where he studied American history, and then proceeded to Harvard Law School.

Oral History of John Ferren Now Available on Society Website2023-12-22T17:14:09-05:00

Oral History of James Hamilton Now Available on Society Website

When you begin life in a small town in north central South Carolina, even though two of your ancestors were signatories to the Declaration of Independence and one fought side-by-side with George Washington, it might not be obvious you are destined to become thoroughly enmeshed in matters central to Washington, D.C.

Oral History of James Hamilton Now Available on Society Website2023-10-01T21:46:56-04:00

Oral History of Irwin Goldbloom Now Available on Society Website

Irwin Goldbloom's oral history describes his early years in the Army, college, and working as a lawyer in New York before moving to and Washington, DC. He handled a case that many considered to be part of the whole Watergate scenario.

Oral History of Irwin Goldbloom Now Available on Society Website2023-06-30T12:18:43-04:00

Society Hosts 18th Annual Mock Court Program

On March 2, 2023, 15 judges, 40+ mentors, and 190 high school students from nine local DC schools participated in the Society’s 18th Annual Mock Court Program.

Society Hosts 18th Annual Mock Court Program2023-04-06T14:55:43-04:00

Oral History of Carol Garfiel Freeman Now Available on Society Website

Read about trailblazing criminal defense attorney and former federal prosecutor Carol Garfiel Freeman.

Oral History of Carol Garfiel Freeman Now Available on Society Website2022-09-15T10:56:44-04:00

Read the Oral History of the Honorable Stephen F. Williams

Read the Judge Stephen F. Williams' views on standing, administrative law, business law, affirmative action, criminal law and sentencing.

Read the Oral History of the Honorable Stephen F. Williams2022-07-08T16:02:03-04:00

2022 Special Program with Judge (now Justice) Ketanji Brown Jackson

The Society hosted a special program on May 11, 2022. Judge (now Justice) Ketanji B. Jackson, was joined in person by 21 juniors and seniors from an AP Government Class at School Without Walls in Washington, D.C.

2022 Special Program with Judge (now Justice) Ketanji Brown Jackson2022-08-30T16:59:00-04:00

Read the Oral History of the Honorable Patricia M. Wald

Patricia M. Wald served 20 years on the D.C. Circuit Court (1979-1999), five of them as Chief Judge (1989-1994). She was the first woman to hold those positions. She wrote more than 800 judicial opinions.

Read the Oral History of the Honorable Patricia M. Wald2022-07-08T16:56:35-04:00

17th Annual Mock Court Program

On March 4, 2022, 166 local high school students from five different DC high schools participated in the Society’s Seventeenth Annual Mock Court Program.

17th Annual Mock Court Program2022-07-08T15:41:17-04:00