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William F. Harvey Professor of Law and
Chancellor’s Professor
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Administrative Law;
The Civil Rights Movement: Law and Social Change*;
Health and Housing Law*;
Real Estate Transfers, Finance, and Development;
Housing Discrimination and Segregation*;
Comparative Housing Law*;
Housing and Development Law*;
Homelessness and the Law*;
U.S. Legal History;
Land Use;
and past supervision of externships for legal assistance to homeless persons and
with the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana.
*indicates courses I created; these are taught from materials I developed.
At Indiana – 1997 to date
LL.B, Harvard Law School (cum laude)
B.A., University of Connecticut (with High Honors and with Distinction in English and inHistory; elected to Phi Beta Kappa)
Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunities (ICLEO)
Summer Institutes – 1999, 2003, 2005, 2009
Full Time:Fall 2006J. Skelly Wright Fellow, Yale Law School (teaching The Civil RightsMovement: Law and Social Change)
1995-1997Associate Professor of Law, Widener University School of Law(teaching Property, Land Use, Administrative Law, HousingDiscrimination, and Housing and Homelessness)
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1993-1995 Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center(teaching Civil Procedure, Housing Law, and Homelessness)
1982-1983Visiting Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Law(teaching Civil Procedure, Housing and Community DevelopmentLaw, and the Law of Politics)
1970-1974 Visiting and then Associate Professor at Catholic University’s Schoolof Law (teaching Property, Housing and Community DevelopmentLaw, Land Transactions and Finance)
Part-Time:Adjunct at Georgetown, 1986-93 (teaching a Housing Law Seminarevery year and a Homelessness Seminar in addition, 1991-93);
Adjunct at George Washington University National Law Center,1992-94 (teaching Housing Rights); Adjunct at Maryland, 1983-84; atCatholic, 1974-79; and at Antioch Law School, various years 1970-82(teaching Housing Law courses); Adjunct at Georgetown in the 1960’s(team-teaching a Poverty Law Course)
—An Extraordinary Woman: The Honorable Constance Baker Motley, 49 Indiana L. Rev.
677 (2016).
—Securing Judicial Review Under the Administrative Procedure Act of Denials ofModifications of Mortgages Held by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Boston Univ. Reviewof Banking and Financial Law (forthcoming 2016).
—The Power of the Supreme Court’s Decision in The Fair Housing Case, TDHCA v. ICP, 24Poverty & Race (2015), available at www.prrac.org/pdf/JulyAugust2015PRRACRoisman.pdf.
—Mortgages Held by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac May Not Be Foreclosed by Non-JudicialForeclosure, 29 Probate and Property 13 (September/October 2015).
—Protecting Homeowners From Non-Judicial Foreclosure of Mortgages Held by Fannie Maeand Freddie Mac, 43 Real Estate L. J. 125 (2014).
—The Civil Rights Revolution is Wrong About Housing, Balkinization Blog (April 30, 2014,9:31 PM) http://balkin.blogspot.com/2014/04/the-civil-rights-revolution-is-wrong.html.
—“PRRAC at 25,” 23 Poverty & Race 5-6 (Sept.-Oct. 2014) (a brief statement about thecurrent role of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council, of which I had been a co-founder and long-time board member, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
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—PROPERTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS (Carolina Academic Press 2013).
—Brienne Delaney & Florence Wagman Roisman, Report #1 on Landlord-Tenant CourtProceedings in Indiana, (May 1, 2012)https://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/instructors/roisman/report_1_landlord_tenant_proceedings_in_indiana.pdf.
—Tribute to Professor Mary Harter Mitchell, 44 Indiana L. Rev. 667 (2011).
—Thirteen Principles for Effective Advocacy, 63 Rutgers L. Rev. 985 (2011).
—Teaching to Address the Foreclosure Crisis, in VULNERABLE POPULATIONS ANDTRANSFORMATIVE LAW TEACHING: A CRITICAL READER (Bender et al., eds., CarolinaAcademic Press 2011).
—Tribute to Professor Lawrence B. Wilkins, 43 Ind. L. Rev. 279-80 (2010).
—Constitutional and Statutory Mandates for Residential Racial Integration and the Validity ofRace-Conscious, Affirmative Action to Achieve It, in THE INTEGRATION DEBATE (GregorySquires & Chester Hartman, eds., Routledge 2009).
—Living Together, Introduction to the Symposium Issue of the Indiana Law Review, 41 Ind.L. Rev. 507 (2008).
—The Right to Remain: Common Law Protections for Security of Tenure: An Essay in Honorof John Otis Calmore, 86 N.C.L. Rev. 817 (2008).
—Using International and Foreign Human Rights Law in Public Interest Advocacy, 18Indiana International and Comparative Law Review 1 (2008) (lead article).
—End Residential Racial Segregation: Build Communities that Look Like America, HarvardLaw & Policy Review Online (2008) (http://www.hlpronline.com/).
—Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing in Regional Housing Markets: The BaltimorePublic Housing Desegregation Litigation, 42 Wake Forest L. Rev. 333 (2007) (leadarticle).
—Comments, Transformative Visions Group, in Symposium on Strategies to End Poverty andInequality, 10 U.D.C. L. Rev. 155 (2007).
—Save New Orleans’ Public Housing, 16 Poverty & Race 8 (2007).
—The Costs of Segregation, a Statement Submitted to the Nassau County (NY) Legislature inSupport of Amendments to the Nassau County Human Rights Law (July 28, 2006).
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—David Brady Bryson, The Role of the Courts and A Right to Housing, in A RIGHT TOHOUSING: FOUNDATION OF A NEW SOCIAL AGENDA (Rachel G. Bratt, Michael Stone, andChester Hartman, editors) (Temple University Press 2006). [David Bryson, author of thischapter, died in 1999. At the request of the editors, I revised his chapter, brought it up-to-date, and performed the editorial functions normally required of an author.]
—The Housing Famine for Veterans: A Call for Congressional Action, Journal of Housingand Community Development (September/October 2005, pages 6-11).
—How Litigation Can Lead To Substantial Relief for Clients and Significant Social Change:A REVIEW OF BETH HARRIS, DEFENDING THE RIGHT TO A HOME: THE POWER OFANTI-POVERTY LAWYERS, 38 Clearinghouse Rev.759 (2005).
—Keeping the Promise: Ending Racial Discrimination and Segregation in FederallyFinanced Housing, 48 Howard L.J. 913 (2005)(Symposium).
—National Ingratitude: The Egregious Deficiencies of the United States’ Housing Programsfor Veterans and the “Public Scandal” of Veterans’ Homelessness, 38 Ind. L. Rev. 103(2005) (available at www.indylaw.indiana.edu/instructors/roisman).
—Foreword and Dedication, 2004 FEDERAL PRACTICE MANUAL FOR LEGAL AID ATTORNEYS(Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law 2004)(available atwww.povertylaw.org/fed_practice_manual).
—Teaching About Inequality, Race, and Property, 46 St. Louis L. Rev. 665 (2002)(Symposium). [An excerpt is reprinted in MAHONEY, CALMORE, AND WILDMAN, SOCIALJUSTICE: PROFESSIONALS, COMMUNITIES, AND LAW (West 2003)].
—The Impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 on Racially Discriminatory Donative Transfers,53 Alabama L. Rev. 463 (2002).
—Aggressive Advocacy, XVII Management Information Exchange 21 (2003) (reprinting thekeynote speech given at the June 23, 2002, Litigation and Advocacy Directors Conferenceat Snowbird, Utah, co-sponsored by the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, theAARP Litigation Foundation, and the Litigation Section of the ABA).
— Housing, Poverty, and Racial Justice: How Civil Rights Laws Can Redress the HousingProblems of Poor People, 36 Clearinghouse Rev. 21 (2002).
—Opening the Suburbs to Racial Integration: Lessons for the 21st Century, 23 Western NewEngland L. Rev. 65 (2001) (Symposium).
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—The Lawyer as Abolitionist: Ending Homelessness and Poverty in Our Time, 19 St. LouisPublic L. Rev. 237 (2000) (Symposium). This appears also in REPRESENTING THE POORAND HOMELESS: INNOVATIONS IN ADVOCACY 21 (Sidney D. Watson ed. 2001).
—Is Integration Possible: Of Course . . ., in CHALLENGES TO EQUALITY: POVERTY AND RACEIN AMERICA 16 (Chester Hartman ed. 2001). An earlier version of this appears inSymposium, Is Integration Possible?, 9 Poverty and Race 4-5 (2000).
—Long Overdue: Desegregation Litigation and Next Steps for HUD to End Discriminationand Segregation in the Public Housing and Section 8 Existing Housing Programs,
4 Cityscape 171 (1999).
—Mandates Unsatisfied: The Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program and the Civil RightsLaws, 52 Miami L. Rev.1011 (1998) (Symposium)(http://www.nlihc.org/bookshelf/mia406.pdf).
—Sustainable Development in Suburbs and Their Cities: The Environmental and FinancialImperatives of Racial, Ethnic, and Economic Inclusion, 3 Widener L. Symp. J. 87 (1998)(Symposium).
—The Role of the State, The Necessity of Race-Conscious Remedies, and Other Lessons fromthe Mount Laurel Study, 27 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1386 (1997) (Symposium).
—The Lessons of American Apartheid: The Necessity and Means of Promoting ResidentialRacial Integration, 81 Iowa L. Rev. 479 (1995).
—Intentional Racial Discrimination and Segregation by the Federal Government as aPrincipal Cause of Concentrated Poverty: A Response to Schill and Wachter, 143 U.Pa.Rev. 1351 (1995) (Symposium).
—Improving Government-Assisted Housing Programs, 1 Georgetown J. on Fighting Poverty49-51 (1993).
—With Hilary Botein, Housing Mobility and Life Opportunities, 27 Clearinghouse Rev. 335(1993).
—Participant, Fighting Back: Disadvantaged Women in the Courts, 12 Women’s Rights L.Rptr. 223 (1991).
—Establishing a Right to Housing, in three versions: An Advocate’s Guide, published by theLow Income Housing Information Service (1991), A General Guide, published in
25 Clearinghouse Rev. 203 (July 1991),and a summary, published in 13 Cornerstone 5(NLADA 1991).
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—With Philip Tegeler, Improving and Expanding Housing Opportunities for Poor People ofColor, 24 Clearinghouse Rev. 312 (1990).
—Associate Editor, Legal Services Federal Practice Manual (NLADA 1989).
—Author of chapters on Injunctions and Declaratory Judgments, Motions, and Advocacy,Federal Litigation Manual (1981); member, Editorial Board for 1983 and 1984supplements.
—Legal Strategies for Protecting Low Income Housing, in AMERICA’S HOUSING CRISIS:WHAT IS TO BE DONE? (Chester Hartman ed. 1983).
—Combating ‘Private’ Displacement, 13 Housing Law Bulletin 1 (1982).
—Preventing or Ameliorating Displacement in Connection with Section 8, 14 ClearinghouseRev. 303 (1980).
—Public Housing Location and the Law, Housing Assistance Council Information, April 19,1974.
—The Right to Public Housing, 39 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 691 (1971).
—Tenants and the Law: 1970, 20 Amer. U. L. Rev. 58 (1970).
—David B. Bryson Award, National Housing Law Project and Housing Justice Network
—October 2015: Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award, a $25,000 award given to educatorswho have inspired former students to benefit the community at large.
—April 2015: IUPUI Prestigious External Award Recognition.
—April 2014: Faculty Leadership Award (for “dynamic and inspiring leadership”).
—January 2014: Society of American Law Teachers’ M. Shanara Gilbert Human Rights Award.
—John S. Grimes Fellow, Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis (2011-12, 2012-13).
—March 29, 2011: The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s Cushing Niles DolbeareLifetime Service Award.
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—2011 Trustees’ Teaching Award.
—2011 Selected as Chancellor’s Professor, Indiana University Purdue UniversityIndianapolis.
—April 27, 2010: Servant of Justice Award, District of Columbia Legal Aid Society (“forfaithful dedication and remarkable achievement in ensuring that all persons have equal andmeaningful access to justice”).
—May 2008: Faculty Leadership Award (for “extraordinary dedication and leadership” asChair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee).
—Fall 2006: J. Skelly Wright Fellow at Yale Law School for the Fall semester of 2006.
—April 29, 2005: Prestigious External Award Recognition at the 2005 Chancellor’sAcademic Honors Convocation, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis.
—October 2004: Recipient of the first (2004) national Equal Justice Works Outstanding LawSchool Faculty/Staff Award.
—March 2003: Named Michael D. McCormick I Professor of Law at the Indiana UniversitySchool of Law – Indianapolis. The title was changed to the William F. Harvey Professor ofLaw on June 30, 2006.
—October 2003: One of five faculty members elected to the Executive Committee of theIndiana University School of Law–Indianapolis. Similarly elected in October 2002,September 2000, September 1999, and September 1998. (I was not a candidate in 2001.)
—May 2002: Recipient of Trustees’ Teaching Award (one of four faculty members selected for this $2500 award by the Executive Committee and Dean of Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis).
—March 2002: Recipient of the Black Law Student Association’s John Morton Finney/BrendaElise Bowles Award for “dedication and commitment to equal justice for all” (IndianaUniversity School of Law – Indianapolis Chapter).
—March 2002: Awarded Certificate of Recognition as IUPUI 2002 Outstanding FemaleFaculty & Staff Leader Nominee.
—May 2001: Selected as Paul Beam Fellow, Indiana University School of Law–Indianapolis.
—June 28, 2000: Recipient of the Thurgood Marshall Award, given by the District ofColumbia Bar.
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—March 2000: Recipient of the Black Law Student Association’s John Morton Finney/BrendaElise Bowles Award for inter alia, “Encouragement to Racial Equality and AwarenessWithin the Legal System” (Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis Chapter).
—December 1998: Elected to membership in the American Law Institute.
—May 1995: Recipient of Georgetown University Law Center Staff Award to FacultyMember of the Year, given “in recognition for thoughtfulness and consideration shown toothers throughout the year.”
—April 1994: First recipient of Georgetown University Law Center Equal Justice FoundationAward for Outstanding Faculty Commitment to Public Interest Law.
—June 1991: Honored at Alliance for Justice 10th Annual Law Day Luncheon.
—February 1989: First recipient of the $10,000 Kutak-Dodds Memorial Prize, for having“contributed in a significant way to the enhancement of the human dignity and quality oflife of those persons unable to afford legal representation.” This award is given by theNational Legal Aid and Defender Association and the American Bar Association’sStanding Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants.
—One of three persons recommended by the District of Columbia Judicial NominationCommission for nomination to the District of Columbia Superior Court (1983). Notselected by the President.
—Elected and re-elected to Board of Governors of the District of Columbia Bar (Unified),1972-1978.
—Rural America Award, April 1975. (This award was given by the Rural Housing Alliancefor my work as co-counsel in Pealo v. Farmers Home Administration, which ended theimpoundment of funding for the rural subsidizing housing programs.)
—September 17, 2015, Constitution Day Continuing Legal Education program discussinghighlights of the Supreme Court’s last Term, Indiana University Robert H. McKinneySchool of Law, Panelist (discussing Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairsv. Inclusive Communities Project).
—August 23, 2012, Indianapolis Bar Association, Panelist, Recent Developments inLandlord-Tenant Court.
—October 27, 2012, Seattle, WA, National Consumer Law Center Annual Consumer RightsLaw Conference, “Raising Due Process and APA Claims Against GSEs.”
April 2016
—October 6, 2012, SALT (Society of American Law Teachers) Teaching Conference,University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD, panelist,“What Law Schools Are Not – But Should Be – Teaching About Race and Racism.”
—October 6, 2012, SALT (Society of American Law Teachers) Teaching Conference,University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD, “TeachingAbout the Civil Rights Movement.”
—June 8, 2012, Brown, Goldstein, & Levy, Baltimore, MD: Landlord-Tenant Litigation in theDistrict of Columbia 1967-1972, with C. Christopher Brown, Esquire.
—March 16, 2012, Representing the Vulnerable and Remembering Ralph Abascal: Lessonsfrom the 1970s, U.C. Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA, panelist.
—March 14, 2012, Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, 25th Anniversary Reception,remarks.
—February 19, 2012, Norman Amaker MidWest Public Interest Law Retreat, LoyolaUniversity Chicago School of Law, panelist.
—October 16, 2011, Housing Justice Network, Washington, D.C., presentation of the DavidBryson Award to George Gould.
—September 24, 2011, “ClassCrit IV,” American University, Washington, D.C., panelist. Theconference’s theme was “Criminalizing Economic Inequality”; the panel’s topics was“Brick by Brick: Understanding Systems of Domination in the Core Curriculum”; my talkwas entitled “The Property Course: A Manifestation of Systems of Domination.”
—June 15, 2011, CORT (Committee on Regional Training) housing training for legal servicesadvocates from Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia – Ann Arbor, MI; two presentations:“The Use of Fair Housing and Other Human Rights Law in Legal Services Practice” and“A Call to Advocacy.”
—April 28, 2011 – University of Maryland and University of Baltimore Schools of Law, JointSymposium Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Legal Aid: Advancing Human Rights andJustice for All, Baltimore, MD, panelist, “Using Enforceable Human Rights to RepresentPoor People.”
—March 29, 2011 – “A Challenge to Bank of America,” statement made when accepting theCushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award from the National Low Income HousingCoalition.
—February 19, 2011, “Leadership Speaker,” 10th Annual Norman Amaker Public Interest LawRetreat, Loyola University Chicago School of Law/Society of American Law Teachers,Resurrection Retreat Center, Woodstock, IL.
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—September 27, 2010 – Implementing The Right to Housing, Homeless PersonsRepresentation Project lecture series, Baltimore, MD.
—September 27, 2010 – Teaching About Implementing the Right to Housing, University ofBaltimore School of Law, Baltimore, MD (faculty workshop).
—June 9, 2010 – AALS Mid-Year Meeting Workshop on Post Racial Civil Rights, New YorkCity, Panelist, Opening Plenary, “The Legal (Re)production of Inequality.”
—June 12, 2010 – AALS Mid-Year Meeting Workshop on Property Law, New York City,“Tenants and the Foreclosure Crisis,” Works in Progress Breakout Session.
—March 19-20, 2010, Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) and Golden GateUniversity School of Law, Vulnerable Populations and Economic Realities Poverty LawTeaching Conference, San Francisco, CA.
—June 9 – 10, 2009, Participant, Roundtable Discussion, “If Not Now, When? PrioritizingCivil Rights in Federal Housing Policy,” co-sponsored by the Urban Institute and thePoverty & Race Research Action Council, Washington, D.C.
—April 17, 2009, Panelist, Human Rights and State Law: New Strategies for EconomicJustice Advocacy, Columbia Law School.
—March 7, 2009 – Equal Justice Works First Annual Public Interest Recognition Dinner,speaker introducing one of three honorees, Emily Benfer, class of 2005.
—December 7, 2008, Speaker, honoring Gideon Anders, National Housing Law ProjectHousing Justice Network Reception, Washington, DC.
—November 14, 2008, Speaker, Conference on New Strategies for Fair Housing, Cleveland,OH.
—October 3, 2008, Speaker, Celebration of the Fortieth Anniversary of the National HousingLaw Project, Oakland, CA.
—September 5, 2008, Speaker, Conference on The Integration Debate: Competing Futures forAmerican Cities; Topic: “The Constitutional and Statutory Mandates of Residential RacialIntegration,” John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL.
—July 15, 2008, Invited Testimony before the National Commission on Fair Housing andEqual Opportunity, Chicago, IL.
—May 5, 2008, Participant, Roundtable Meeting on the Future of Race Conscious HousingPrograms and Other Policies to Promote Racial and Economic Integration, Columbia LawSchool.
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—April 4, 2008, Speaker, Indiana Law Review Symposium: “The Fair Housing Act After 40Years: Continuing the Mission to Eliminate Housing Discrimination and Segregationhttp://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/instructors/roisman/ind_law_rev_symposium.pdf.
—April 1-2, 2008, Keynote Speaker, North Carolina Legal Services Statewide Conference.Durham, N.C. (“Abolitionist Advocacy for the 21st Century”).
—March 14, 2008, Panelist, Society of American Law Teachers Teaching Conference(Teaching for Social Change), Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, CA, Teaching forSocial Change in the First Year: Teaching About Human Rights in the First Year PropertyCourse.
—February 23, 2008, Speaker, Introducing Emily Benfer, Seventh Annual Norman AmakerPublic Interest Law & Social Justice Retreat, Indianapolis, IN.
—January 30, 2008, “Gandhi,” Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, Committeeon Diversity Initiatives and International Law Students Association (on the 60th anniversaryof the assassination of the Mahatma).
—January 10, 2008, Speaker, Legal Services of New York.
—October 12, 2007, Speaker at conference entitled “One People, One Nation? Housing andSocial Justice: The Intersection of Race, Place, and Opportunity,” UNC School of Law.
—March 15-16, 2007, Keynote Speaker, “Changing the World: Race, Housing, andOpportunity,” and Panelist (Fair Housing and Low-Income Housing Preservation andDevelopment), Fair Housing Law & Practice Conference, Seattle U. School of Law (co-sponsored also by Northwest Justice Project, Columbia Legal Services, Oregon LawCenter, Legal Aid Services of Oregon).
—February 24, 2007, Panelist, “Preventing Homelessness: Issues Surrounding Interventionand Prevention in Homeless and Near-Homeless Populations,” 6th Annual Norman AmakerPublic Interest Law Retreat, Bradford Woods, IN.
—February 24, 2007, Plenary Introductory Panel, “Holistic Lawyering: Empowering Clientsfor Social Change,” 6th Annual Norman Amaker Public Interest Law Retreat, BradfordWoods, IN.
—December 7, 2006, Connecticut Legal Services Housing Task Force – Race, Poverty, andHousing.
—December 7, 2006, Yale Law School Public Interest Board, Introduction.
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—December 6, 2006, Yale Civil Rights Project, Yale Law School, Civil Rights Practice andthe Legal Academy.
—November 8, 2006 – Yale Law School – Faculty/Student Workshop – “AffirmativelyFurthering Fair Housing in Regional Housing Markets: The Baltimore Public HousingDesegregation Litigation.”
—October 23, 2006 – Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE – First AnnualDistinguished Lecture on Law and Service, Public Interest Resource Center: “In Praise ofLawyer-Driven Advocacy.”
—October 23, 2006 – Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE – FacultyWorkshop presentation, “Public Housing Desegregation Litigation.”
—October 22, 2006 – Housing Justice Network Meeting, Washington, DC – Moderator ofPlenary Panel (“Segregation, Poverty, and Housing Mobility”).
—October 18, 2006 – Connecticut Legal Services Annual Dinner – Speaker.
—Sept. 8, 2006, Society of American Law Teachers Teaching Conference, Suffolk LawSchool, Boston, MA, one of three speakers who dedicated the Conference to Professor JohnO. Calmore.
—July 21, 2006, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Continuing Legal Education program,“Highlights of Housing Discrimination Law.”
—June 3-6, 2006, Introductory Plenary Speaker, National Legal Aid & Defender Association,Litigation & Advocacy Directors Conference, Snowbird, Utah.
—April 8, 2006, Symposium, David A. Clarke School of Law, University of the District ofColumbia, Washington, D.C. (I also am a member of the planning committee for thissymposium.)
—March 3, 2006, Panel Moderator, Gautreaux at Forty, Northwestern University School ofLaw, Chicago, IL (The panel topic is “A Race-Conscious Mobility Proposal: Debates andAlternatives.” I also am a member of the planning committee for this conference.)
—February 24, 2006, Introductory Speaker, Norman Amaker Mid-West Public Interest LawRetreat, Bradford Woods, IN.
—February 16, 2006, Panelist, ABA Forum on Affordable Housing & CommunityDevelopment Law, Careers in Affordable Housing & Community Development Law,Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis.
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—January 4, 2006, resource person, Society of American Law Teachers, Robert CoverWorkshop on Academic Freedom.
—September 15, 2005, Speaker, Legal Action of Wisconsin, Systemic and MultiforumAdvocacy Seminar, Milwaukee, WI.
—May 2, 2005, Speaker, “Celebration of Cushing,” Memorial Service Honoring CushingDolbeare, National Low Income Housing Coalition, Washington, D.C.
—April 21, 2005, Co-organizer and speaker, Rally to Save the Filibuster, Indiana UniversitySchool of Law-Indianapolis.
—February 26, 2005, Fourth Annual Norman Amaker Mid-West Public Interest Law Retreat,Bradford Woods, Indiana, Plenary Speaker, “Courtpacking.”
—December 3-4, 2004, Third National Conference on Housing Mobility, Washington, DC:moderator of the session on “Integrating Housing Mobility and Fair Housing Enforcement”;introducer of the luncheon speaker; and moderator, with other members of the planningcommittee, of the concluding plenary session: “Building Capacity and Moving Forward.”
—December 2, 2004, National Legal Aid & Defender Association Annual Meeting,Washington, DC – “Addressing Segregation in Housing Through the Use of MobilityStrategies” – panelist with Philip Tegeler – and presenter of award to Professor JeffreyGutman.
—November 16, 2004, Dinner Speaker, Friends of Stopover Annual Dinner, Indianapolis, IN.
—November 12, 2004 – Wiley A. Branton Memorial Symposium, Howard University Schoolof Law: “The Unfinished Work of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Shaping an Agenda for theNext 40 Years.”
—October 28, 2004 – Equal Justice Works Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. – panelist:“Over a Century of Stories from the Trenches.”
—October 16, 2004 – Society of American Law Teachers’ Teaching Conference: Class in theClassroom, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law (panelistfor Property Roundtable/Workshop).
—October 12, 2004 – Housing and Development Law Institute, 2004 Fall Legal Conference,Baltimore, MD, “The Legal Effect of Brown v. Board of Education on Public Housing – 50Years Later.” Participant on two panels; topic: “An Historical Review of Racial Aspects ofthe Public Housing Program and Litigation Challenging Discrimination and Segregation inPublic Housing.”
April 2016
—June 17, 2004 – AALS Conference on Property Law for the Twenty-first Century: Panelist,Concurrent Session on Housing.
—April 8, 2004 – Northwestern University School of Law, First Annual Public ServiceBenefit Dinner, Introduction of Honoree William P. Wilen.
—March 26, 2004 – Keynote Speech, Third Annual Norman Amaker Mid-West PublicInterest Law Retreat, Bradford Woods, Indiana (“The Judge-Making Power: The Strugglefor ‘Integrity and Moderation.”
—March 25, 2004, “The Honorable Constance Baker Motley,” Great Women Lawyers and Judges Series, Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis.
—June 21, 2003, Indiana State Bar Association Racial Diversity Summer, Indianapolis, IN,Facilitator.
—June 19, 2003, Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, Washington, DC, Brown BagLuncheon Series for Summer Associates, Speaker, “Race and Policy.”
—June 7, 2003, Law and Society Association, Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, panelist(topic: veterans’ housing programs).
—May 3, 2003, Celebration 50, Harvard Law School, panelist, Women’s Economic Rights.
—April 25, 2003, Presenter, Forum, The Right to Housing as a Strategy to EndHomelessness, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, Washington, DC.
—April 3, 2003, Paul Beam Fellowship Lecture (“National Ingratitude: The ShamefulDeficiencies of the Veterans Housing Programs in the United States”), Indiana UniversitySchool of Law – Indianapolis.
—March 1, 2003, Panelist on Homelessness and Poverty, Second Annual Norman Amaker Mid-West Public Interest Law Retreat, sponsored by the Society of American LawTeachers, Bradford Woods, Indiana. (At the Retreat, I also introduced the keynote speaker,Abigail Turner.)
—December 10, 2002, District of Columbia Bar Foundation and District of ColumbiaConsortium of Legal Services Providers, “Fireside Chat” (informal, question-and-answersession regarding social justice issues).
—November 7, 2002, Panelist, The Federal Government’s Role in Promoting Stable, DiverseCommunities, Conference on Building Blocks to Inclusive Communities, Cleveland, OH.
—July 30, 2002, Keynote Speaker, 2002 Illinois Statewide Legal Services AdvocatesConference, Chicago, IL.
April 2016
—June 23, 2002, Keynote Speaker, Litigation and Advocacy Directors’ Conference, NationalLegal Aid and Defender Association, Snowbird, Utah (co-sponsored by AARP LitigationFoundation and Litigation Section of the ABA)(http://www.nlada.org/Civil/Civil_Library/document_search?batch_size%3Aint=20&all_searchable_text=roisman).
—June 4, 2002, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Annual Consortium of State and LocalHuman Rights Agencies, Housing Discrimination and Subsidized Housing.
—April 2002, Keynote Speaker, Seattle University Housing Conference.
—March 23, 2002, Panelist on Homelessness and Poverty, First Annual Norman AmakerMid-West Public Interest Law Retreat, sponsored by the Society of American LawTeachers, Bradford Woods, Indiana. (At the Retreat, I also introduced the keynote speaker,Zona M. Hostetler, Chair of the American Bar Associations’ Section on Individual Rightsand Responsibilities.)
—February 12, 2002, Speaker, “Charles Hamilton Houston,” Great Lawyers and JudgesProgram, Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis.
—January 4, 2002, Panelist, Poverty Law Section, “Teaching About Poverty, Class, andWealth Throughout the Law School Curriculum,” AALS Annual Conference, New Orleans,Louisiana.
—January 3, 2002, Panelist, Section on Socio-Economics (Breakout Session), “IntegratingSocio-Economics into Teaching Property,” AALS Annual Conference, New Orleans,Louisiana.
—December 6, 2001, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Continuing Legal EducationProgram, Current Issues in Housing Discrimination Law.
—November 16, 2001, Presenter, Conference on Housing Opportunity, Civil Rights and TheRegional Agenda, Convened by The Brookings Institution and the Harvard Civil RightsProject, Kennedy School, and Joint Center for Housing Studies, Washington, D.C.;“Redressing Racial Discrimination and Segregation in the FHA and VA HomeownershipPrograms.”
—June 26, 2001, Keynote Speaker, Third Annual Maryland Legal Services PartnershipConference, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland (RenewedAbolitionism: Ending Homelessness and Poverty in Our Time).
—June 25, 2001, Conference on Lawyering for Social Change, Open Society Institute,Baltimore, Maryland; The Most Effective Roles Lawyers Can Play in Making Our SocietyMore Humane: Subversive Thoughts as an Invitation to a Dialogue About Lawyering ForSocial Change; www.soros.org/baltimore.htm.
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—May 17, 2001, Keynote Speaker, Virginia State Bar, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Pro Bono AwardCeremony, Richmond, Virginia.
—February 8, 2001, Black Law Student Association, Indiana University School of Law -Indianapolis, Housing Discrimination and Segregation in the 21st Century.
—December 2000, Presentation of the Reginald Heber Smith Award to E. ClintonBamberger, Jr. at National Legal Aid and Defender Association Annual Dinner,Washington, D.C.
—November 19, 2000, Presentation regarding the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Programto the National Housing Law Project/Loose Association of Legal Services HousingAdvocates and Clients, Washington, D.C. (See Poverty, Discrimination, and theLow-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (http://www.nhlp.org/lalshac/roisman.pdf;http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/instructors/roisman/lihtcmemo.pdf.
—October 27, 2000, Presentation regarding the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program forthe Tri-State (NY, NJ, CT) Legal Services and Civil Rights Attorneys, Sponsored by theNew Jersey Institute for Justice, the Connecticut Civil Liberties Union, and the NAACPLegal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., New York City, New York.
—September 27, 2000, Keynote Speaker, Second Annual Statewide Meeting of PennsylvaniaLegal Services Programs, State College, Pennsylvania.
—June 28, 2000, Speaker, D.C. Bar Annual Meeting (Accepting the Thurgood MarshallAward).
—April 24, 2000, Presentation of D.C. Legal Aid Society’s Servant of Justice Award toPatricia Mullahy Fugere.
—April 11, 2000, Speaker, Third Annual Fair Housing Summit, Indiana Civil RightsCommission and Indiana Fair Housing Task Force, Muncie, Indiana, “Basic Elements ofFair Housing Law.”
—March 25, 2000, Participant, Symposium, Representing the Poor and Homeless:Innovations in Advocacy, co-sponsored by the ABA Commission on Homelessness andPoverty and the St. Louis University Public Law Review (Abolishing Homelessness:Lawyers as Abolitionists).
—January 28, 2000, Plenary Speaker, Indiana Access to Justice Conference, Indiana JusticeCenter (What Are the Legal Needs of the Poor and What Is Our Role in Addressing ThoseNeeds?)
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—December 10, 1999, Keynote Speaker, Conference on Expanding Regional HousingOpportunity in New England: Perspectives on the Occasion of the Thirtieth Anniversary ofChapter 777, The Massachusetts Anti-Snob Zoning Law, Western New England CollegeSchool of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts.
—December 1, 1999, Indiana Civil Rights Commission and Marion County Bar Association,Continuing Legal Education Program, “Housing Discrimination Through Zoning andCommunity Planning.”
—October 28, 1999, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Commissioners’ Training, “Standardsfor Establishing Liability in Housing Discrimination Cases.”
—October 21, 1999, Michigan Poverty Law Program, Plenary Presentation and Fair HousingPresentation.
—October 6, 1999, Continuing Legal Education, Indiana University School of Law -Indianapolis, Housing Discrimination.
—July 22, 1999, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Commissioners’ Training,“Discrimination Against People with Disabilities.”
—May 24, 1999, Luncheon Speaker, Legal Services Housing Advocates and Clients, AnnualMeeting, Washington D.C.
—April 16-17, 1999, Speaker, John Marshall Law School, Conference on the Persistence ofRacial Discrimination in the Housing Market.
—April 12, 1999, Speaker, Second Annual Indiana Fair Housing Summit (Plenary Session:Fair Housing Update).
—October 22, 1998, Keynote Speaker, Minnesota Legal Services Annual StatewideConference, Brainerd, MN.
—October 6, 1998, Keynote Speaker, Legal Services University, Georgia Legal ServicesProgram and Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Atlanta, Georgia.
—February 7, 1998, Panelist, University of Miami Law Review Symposium, Fair Housing1968-1998: Promises Kept, Promises Broken, University of Miami School of Law.
—January 10, 1998, Panelist, AALS Annual Conference: Joint Session of Property, Contractsand Torts Sections.
April 2016
—September 20, 1997, Panelist, Equal Justice Library Dedication, American UniversitySchool of Law.
—June 5, 1997, Discussion Leader, AALS Conference on Property Law, Breakout Session,Teaching Housing.
—June 5, 1997, Discussion Leader, AALS Conference on Property Law, Roundtable,Housing Discrimination.
—April 25, 1997, Panelist, Third Annual Fair Housing Law Symposium, HousingOpportunities of Northern Delaware.
—November 22, 1996, Commentator, Symposium on Sustainable Development, WidenerUniversity School of Law.
—October 5, 1996, Panelist, Mount Laurel: What Lessons Have We Learned?, Seton HallUniversity School of Law.
—June 14, 1996, Panelist, National Housing Conference Annual Meeting.
—November 18, 1995, Panelist, Concluding Plenary Session, Political LawyeringConference, Harvard Law School.
—June 8, 1995, Trainer, NAPIL Summer Rural Legal Corps national training.
—Member, Board of Directors, Inclusive Communities Project, Dallas, TX (electedSeptember 2006); Vice Chair, elected November 14, 2007.
—Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works chapter (formerly the Association for Public InterestLaw), Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Past (Selected Activities):
— Member, Leadership Council, Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless (2012 ).
—Member, Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana (elected in Fall2011 for a three year term expiring December 2014; elected in Fall 2008 for a three yearterm expiring December 2011; appointed in July, 2007 to serve until December 31, 2008,after serving as an elected member from January 2001 through December 2006). Resignedin March 2013.
April 2016
—Member, Planning Committee, Fifth Annual Conference on Assisted Housing Mobility(June 2012).
—Member, Steering Committee, Right to Housing Litigation Strategy Initiative, 2011.
—Member, Executive Committee, Advisory Council, National Housing Law Project.
—Member, Planning Committee, 25th Anniversary Rededication, Washington Legal Clinic forthe Homeless, Washington, DC.
—Member, Board of Directors, Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, Inc., Founding BoardMember, August 2011 to June 2012. Member also of Executive Director SearchCommittee.
—Member, National Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union (elected September2006 to a three year term).
—Member, Board of Governors of the Society of American Law Teachers ( December2002-2008). I co-chaired and then chaired the Judicial Nominations Committee and was amember of the Academic Freedom Committee. I was a founding member of SALT in 1972.
—Member, Board of Directors, Poverty and Race Research Action Council (PRRAC),Washington, DC. Having been a founding Board member, I served for a number of years,then was re-elected in November 2000 and served until November of 2008. (I served on theExecutive Director Search Committee and Executive Committee from late 2001 to date).
—Executive Committee, Poverty Law Section, Association of American Law Schools (1999to 2008).
—Member, Committee on Community Relations Aspects of Affordable Housing, ABA RealProperty, Probate and Trust Law Section (from December 1997).
—Member, planning committee, Fortieth Anniversary Celebration Symposium, David A.Clarke School of Law, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., April2006.
—Member, Committee to plan Symposium on the 40th Anniversary of the filing of Gautreauxv. Chicago Housing Authority and Gautreaux v. HUD (Symposium to be held atNorthwestern University School of Law, Chicago, IL, in March 2006).
April 2016
—Member, Planning Committee, Third National Conference on Housing Mobility (December3-4, 2004, Washington, DC).
—Member, Master Trust Advisory Committee, The Arc of Indiana (beginning in 1997).
—Member, Advisory Committee, Harvard Civil Rights Project, Housing Discrimination.
—Member, Planning Committee, “Beyond Desegregation: Affirming the Benefits of RacialIntegration in America’s Communities.”
—Member, PRRAC Advisory Committee on Housing Segregation and School Segregation:Government Culpability, Government Remedies.
—Member, Host Committee, Celebration 50 (May 2003 anniversary of 50 years of womengraduating from Harvard Law School).
—Member, National Advisory Board, Institute on Race and Poverty, University of MinnesotaLaw School.
—Member, Board of Advisors, National Voting Rights Institute, Boston, MA.
—Member, Appleseed [Foundation] Advisory Council.
—Member, Board of Directors, Horizon House (day center for homeless people),Indianapolis, IN (1997 to 2003).
—Executive Committee and Past Chair (2000-2001), Property Section, Association ofAmerican Law Schools.
—Mentor, Office of Public Interest Advising, Harvard Law School (1999 to 2002).
—Member, Planning Group, Association of American Law Schools Workshop on Property,Wealth, and Inequality (January 4, 2001).
—Member, ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty (August 1999 – May 2000).
—Member, Planning Group, Alliance for Justice, for First Monday 1999.
—Member, Advisory Council, Gennesaret Free Clinic, Indianapolis, IN.
—Board Member, Washington (D.C.) Legal Clinic for the Homeless.
—1998, Member, Steering Committee, Property Law Section, AALS.
April 2016
—Member, Planning Committee, Second National Conference on Housing Mobility(September 1997), (which produced the report HOUSING MOBILITY: REALIZING THEPROMISE, by Margery Austin Turner and Kale Williams (Urban Institute 1998)).
—Founding Board Member and Executive Committee Member, National Low IncomeHousing Coalition.
—Member, Planning Committee, First National Conference on Housing Mobility (October1994), which produced the report, HOUSING MOBILITY: PROMISE OR ILLUSION(Alexander Polikoff, ed.) (Urban Institute 1995).
—Founding Board Member, Public Justice Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
—Member, ABA Advisory Commission on Housing and Urban Growth (1974-1976), whichproduced the report, HOUSING FOR ALL UNDER LAW: NEW DIRECTIONS INHOUSING, LAND USE AND PLANNING LAW (1978).
Seema Ramesh Shah, Having Low Income House Tax Credit Qualified Allocation Plans TakeInto Account The Quality of Schools as Proposed Family Housing Sites: A Partial Answer to theResidential Segregation Dilemma?, 39 Ind. L. Rev. 691 (2006).
Cassandra A. Giles, Shaking Price Waterhouse: Suggestions for a More Workable Approach toTitle VIII Mixed Motive Disparate Treatment Discrimination Claims, 37 Ind. Rev. 815 (2004).
Barclay Thomas Johnson, The Severest Justice Is Not the Best Policy: The One-Strike Policy inPublic Housing, 10 J. Affordable Hous. & Community Dev. L. 234 (2001). Reprinted as StrictLiability in Public Housing?, 18 GPSOLO Sept. 2001 (Best articles published by the ABA).
Barclay Thomas Johnson, The “One Strike” Policy in Public Housing, 35 Clearinghouse Review159 (2001).
Alice M. Burr, The Problem of Sunnyvale, Texas, and Exclusionary Zoning Practices, 11 J.Affordable Hous. & Community Dev. L. 203 (2002).
Barclay Thomas Johnson, Give to the Rich: A Review of From Tenements to the Taylor Homes:In Search of an Urban Housing Policy in Twentieth-Century America, 3 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 79(2001).
Ginny Kim, Note: Unconstitutional Conditions: Is the Fourth Amendment for Sale in PublicHousing?, 33 Amer.Crim.L.Rev. 165 (1995).
April 2016
Jason Dzubow, Note: HUD Shuts the Door: Restrictions on Housing Assistance to Noncitizens, 9Geo.Immigr.L.J. 801 (1995).
Marc-Olivier Herman, Fighting Homelessness: Can International Human Rights Law Make aDifference?, II Geo.J. on Fighting Poverty 59 (1994).
Monica A. Fennell, Housing and Homelessness: Why the Homeless Need Food Stamp Advocacyand How to Pay For It, 21 Ford.Urb.L.J. 127 (1993).
—National Housing Law Project (Legal Services Support Center): Staff Attorney, Counsel,1971-1993.
—Partner, Roisman, Reno and Cavanaugh and predecessor firms (1974-1989).
—Managing Attorney and Staff Attorney, Law Reform Unit, D.C. Neighborhood LegalServices Program (1967-1970).
—Attorney, Appellate Section, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice (1964-1967).
—Attorney, Federal Trade Commission (1963-1964).
—Brown v. Southall Realty Co., 237 A.2d 834 (D.C. Ct. App. 1968), cert. denied, 393 U.S.1018 (1969) (illegal housing contract).
—Javins v. First National Realty Corp., 428 F. 2d 1071 (D.C. Cir. 1970), cert. denied, 400U.S. 925 (1970) (implied warranty of habitability).
—Edwards v. Habib, 397 F.2d 687 (D.C. Cir. 1968), cert. denied, 393 U.S. 1016 (1969)(retaliatory eviction).
—Lee v. Habib, 424 F.2d 891 (D.C. Cir. 1970) (free transcripts for poor people).
—Thompson v. Mazo, 421 F.2d 1156 (D.C. Cir. 1970) (bonds in housing cases).
—Dorfmann v. Boozer, 414 F.2d 1168 (D.C. Cir. 1969) (tenants’ rent strike).
—NTO v. HUD, 358 F.Supp. 312(D.D.C. 1973); remanded without decision, 505 F.2d 476(D.C. Cir. 1974) (rent-setting procedures in public housing).
April 2016
—Manning v. Romney (applicability of Uniform Relocation Act to Section 236rehabilitation).
—McKinney v. Washington, 442 F.2d 726 (D.C. Cir. 1971) (rent setting in public housing).
—Thompson v. Washington, 497 F.2d 626 (D.C. Cir. 1973) (rent setting in public housing).
—Pealo v. Farmers Home Administration, 361 F.Supp. 1320 (D.D.C. 1973) (impoundment ofrural subsidized housing programs).
—Jones v. D.C. RLA, 497 F.2d 501 (D.C. Cir. 1973) (conduct of urban renewal program).
—Underwood v. Hills, 414 F.Supp. 526 (D.D.C. 1976), aff’d., Hills v. Underwood, 429 U.S.892 (1976).
—Cooperative Services, Inc. v. HUD, 562 F.2d 1292 (D.C. Cir. 1977) (termination of Section202 program).
—Cole v. Hills, 389 F.Supp. 99, 396 F. Supp. 1235, 571 F.2d 590 (D.C. Cir. 1977)(demolition of HUD-held property; relocation), reversed (on the relocation issue) sub nom.Alexander v. HUD, 441 U.S. 39 (1979).
—Rocky Ford Housing Authority v. USDA, 427 F.Supp. 118 (D.D.C. 1977) (impoundment ofrural rent supplement program).
—Shivers v. Landrieu, 674 F.2d 906 (D.D.C. 1981) (Section 608 housing).
—Williams v. Barry, 490 F.Supp. 941 (D.D.C 1980), aff’d., 708 F.2d 789 (D.C. Cir. 1983)(shelter for homeless men).
—Caton v. Barry, 500 F.Supp. 45 (D.D.C. 1980) (family shelters).
—National Senior Citizens Law Center v. Legal Services Corporation, 751 F.2d 1391 (D.C.Cir. 1985) (invalidating change in terms and conditions of national support centercontracts).
—Council of Large Public Housing Authorities v. Pierce, D. D.C. No. 84-3114(Memorandum and Order, Feb. 25, 1985) (challenge to HUD recaptures of public housingoperating subsidies).
April 2016
—Committee for Fairness v. Kemp, 791 F.Supp. 888 (D. D.C. 1992) (public housingoperating subsidies).
—Robbins v. Reagan, 780 F.2d 37 (D.C. Cir. 1985) (challenge to Federal renegation withrespect to promised “model shelter”).
—Brown v. Artery Organization, 654 F.Supp. 1106 (D.D.C. 1987) (Title VIII suit challengingprivate developers’ gentrification).
—Lee v. Pierce, 698 F.Supp. 332 (D.D.C. 1988) (preliminary injunction denied); Lee v.Kemp, 731 F.Supp. 1101 (D.D.C. 1989) (summary judgment granted) (suit on behalf ofhomeless and other low-income people challenging HUD’s disposition of its inventory ofsingle-family homes).
—Housing Authority of the County of King v. Pierce, 701 F.Supp. 844 (D.D.C. 1988);reconsideration granted, Civil Action No. 88-0495 (April 20, 1989) (challenge to HUD’sfailure to provide any due process protections when “adjusting” subsidies paid to PublicHousing Authorities).
—National Tenants Organization v. Kemp, D.D.C. C.A. 88-3134-TPJ (challenge to HUD’spublic housing lease-and-grievance regulations).
—Pearce v. Barry, D.C. Superior Court No. 89-7883 (TRO enjoining sale of public schoolbuildings).
—Richmond Tenants Organization v. Kemp, 956 F.2d 1300 (4th Cir. 1992); 753 F.Supp. 607(E.D.Va 1990) (challenge to HUD/DOJ use of civil forfeiture laws against public housingleaseholds).
—Quattlebaum v. Barry, 671 A.2d 881 (D.C. Ct. App. 1995)(en banc); Quattlebaum v. Kelly,648 A.2d 950 (D.C. Ct. App. 1994).
—Walker v. City of Mesquite, Tex. (U.S. Supreme Court No. 99-296; cert. denied, 528 U.S.969 (Jan. 18, 2000)).
—Thompson v. HUD, 2001 WL 1636517 (D. Md. Dec. 12, 2001) (On March 2, 2001, Isubmitted a declaration in support of the successful application of plaintiffs’ attorneys forattorneys’ fees. The Magistrate Judge, whose opinion was adopted by the District Court,quoted from and in part relied on the declarations that I and a colleague had provided.)
April 2016
2014-15Member, Shortridge (High School) Partnership Committee (Responsible forMentoring Program)
2013-14Chair, Teaching Committee
Recipient, Faculty Leadership Award
2012-13Chair, Student Affairs Committee (Revised Standards for Academic Probation andDismissal)
Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works
2011-13 Chancellor’s Professorship Selection Committee (appointed by the Chancellor)
2011-12Faculty Recruitment Committee
Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works
2011-13Chancellor’s Professorship Selection Committee (appointed by the Chancellor)
2010-11Teaching Committee
Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works
Elected by students to be one of four J.D. “hooders” at Commencement. (Sabbaticalin Spring 2011)
Trustees Teaching Award, Spring 2011
Selected as a 2011 Chancellor’s Professor
2009-10Promotion and Tenure Subcommittee
Chair, Faculty Colloquia Committee
Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works
2008-09Faculty Recruitment Committee
Executive Committee (elected)
Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works
Host Committee, Equal Justice Works First Annual Public Interest RecognitionDinner
Elected by students to be one of three J.D. “hooders” at Commencement.
2007-08Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee
Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works
Recipient, Faculty Leadership Award
April 2016
2005-06Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee
Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works
2004-05Curriculum Committee
Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works
2003-04Executive Committee (elected)
Teaching Committee Faculty Advisor, Equal Justice Works (On Sabbatical, Fall2003)
2002-03Executive Committee (elected)
Chair, Teaching Committee Chair, Portrait Committee Faculty Advisor, Equal JusticeWorks
Steering Committee, Lefstein Legacy Scholarship Committee Elected by students tobe a J.D. “hooder” at Commencement. 2001-02Faculty Appointments Committee
Dean Search Committee
Chair, Faculty Speakers and Colloquium Committee Faculty Advisor, Equal JusticeWorks
2000-01Executive Committee (elected)
Faculty Appointments Committee
Chair, Faculty Speakers and Colloquium Committee Faculty Advisor, Association forPublic Interest Law