Howard University School of Law recently named Roger A. Fairfax, Jr., as its new dean. He replaces Danielle R. Holley, who served as dean from 2014 to 2023 before being appointed president of Mount Holyoke College.
Fairfax is a prominent legal scholar, educator, and nationally recognized expert on criminal justice and diversity in the legal profession.
Fairfax currently serves as dean of the American University Washington College of Law. He graduated with honors from Harvard College, the University of London, and Harvard Law School, where he was an NAACP Legal Defense Fund Scholar and an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He began his legal career as a law clerk to a federal district judge in Boston and a federal circuit judge in D.C. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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