Friday, January 5, 2007

Kurt Schmoke Shows Leadership on Environmental Justice

The Dean of the Howard University School of Law, Kurt Schmoke, right, has stepped up to the plate to take a leadership role in addressing environmental justice. The Howard University School of Law is a sponsor of The State of Environmental Justice in America 2007 Conference.

Dean Kurt L. Schmoke was appointed Dean of the Howard University School of Law on January 1, 2003. Schmoke earned his undergraduate degree in history from Yale University and pursued graduate studies on a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford. He earned the Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School. A partner in the international law firm of Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering, Schmoke served as the mayor of Baltimore City for 12 years, from 1987 to 1999, and was the State’s Attorney from 1982 to 1987.

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