What’s New2022-06-23T14:45:28-04:00

What’s New

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Oral History of Former Assistant U.S. Attorney June Jeffries Now Available

Former AUSA June Jeffries’ oral history offers vivid reflections of her life, from growing up in Detroit to her 25+ year career as a federal prosecutor.

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Oral History of Judge Inez Smith Reid Now Available on Society Website

Judge Inez Smith Reid's oral history describes her early years in segregated Washington DC and work as a teacher, then lawyer, in NYC and DC. She was nominated to the DC Court of Appeals in 1995 after tenures at HEW, EPA, the DC Corporation Counsel's office and private practice.

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The Society’s Latest Newsletter – January 2023

The passing of Judge Silberman & Earl Silbert, a celebration of Senior Judges Hogan & Lamberth, upcoming oral histories of Judge Smith Reid and June Jeffries, a Portrait Ceremony for Judge Wilkins, and more in our latest newsletter.

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Portrait Ceremony for Judge Robert Leon Wilkins

A new portrait by artist Jules Arthur was unveiled at the courthouse on Friday, October 14, 2022. With Judge Howell presiding and an expression of gratitude by Judge Wilkins, remarks were made by Melvin Williams, Calvin Nelson, Judge Moxila Upadhyaya, Richard Caplan, Matthew Sharbaugh, Cyril Djoukeng, and Clair Tzeng.

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The Society’s Latest Newsletter – October 2022

Steve Pollak & Robin Biggins Tributes, Judge Bryant Redux, New Freeman Oral History, Tatel Portrait Added, From the Executive Director, and more in our latest newsletter.

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The Society’s Latest Newsletter – July 2022

High School Students & a Supreme Court Justice in Waiting, Judge Pat Wald stories, a Portrait Ceremony, a new Oral History, Trial Lawyers Reminisce, Watergate, Loving v. Virginia Precursor and more in our latest newsletter.

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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.

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The Society’s Latest Newsletter – April 2022

An untold Watergate story, Judge Wald's oral history, a trial lawyer's reminiscence, a new Timeline piece, a remembrance of the first female lawyer in the Solicitor General's Office, Harriet Shapiro and more in this new issue.