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What’s New

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Read the Oral History of the Honorable Stanley Sporkin

Stanley Sporkin was a director of enforcement for the Securities and Exchange Commission, general counsel for the Central Intelligence Agency and United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. His 40-year federal judicial career at times attracted both derision and admiration for his perceived judicial activism.

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