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We're committed to the study and practice of civil rights, human rights, and racial justice law and advocacy.

Howard University School of Law
Notre Dame Hall, Room 107
Washington, D.C. 20059


TMC at Work

Letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Learn About the UN Resolution

Letter to the Evanston City Council Regarding Reparations Measure

Read About the Reparations Measure

Launched the Harvard Law - Howard Law Justice Initiative

Learn more about the Justice Initiative

Co-hosted Reparations 2021 Conference

Read about Reparations 2021

Justin Hansford speaks about George Floyd

The outcome of the trial and its international impact

Supported the passage of the Mike Brown Bill

Read more about this legislation

McKesson Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court

Read more about the McKesson Brief

Gamble Amicus Brief

Read more about the brief

COVID-19 Report

Read the Report

Challenge to Curfews Imposed by D.C. Mayor

Read More About Our Support of Protesters

Become a Center Fellow

We are building a dream team of lawyers, legal scholars and advocates who are committed to social justice, human rights and civil rights, including:

1) Law Teaching Fellow, a dynamic legal professional with a passion and interest in participating in litigation of a constitutional magnitude affecting civil and human rights. An ideal candidate also has an interest in entering the legal academy as a tenure-track law professor.

2) EJC/TCI Staff Attorney, an experienced litigator who understands the intersection of the first amendment and environmental justice. An ideal candidate will have experience with protest rights and familiarity with environmental issues, particularly as it relates to the Black community.

3) Social Justice Fellow, an experienced researcher with a background in education or educational policy as well as social justice.

Howard alumni are encouraged to apply!

Join Our Team

TMC In the News

October 12, 2020

Howard University Hosts National Conference “From Protest to Policy: The Pursuit of Racial Justice” on October 14-16

September 10, 2020

Howard and Sidwell Friends Forge Forward-Looking Partnership

July 28, 2020

Racial Justice Groups Urge Lawmakers to Address Structural Racism in Coronavirus Relief

July 10, 2020

The Root: A World of Impunity: How Police Unions Block Meaningful Change and Exert Control

June 24, 2020

Law Schools Have Started a Criminal Justice Reform Movement

June 4, 2020

Howard Law School's Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center Challenges D.C. Curfew in Court

April 15, 2020

Howard Human and Civil Rights Clinic Urges SCOTUS to Consider Implications Against Black Protesters in Case Against Black Lives Matter Activist

February 7, 2020

Judge Damon J. Keith Legacy Lives on at Howard University School of Law

October 21, 2019

Howard University Ideas Symposium Features Candid Conversation on Reparations

September 23, 2019

Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center Presents Hearing on Reparations, Sept. 24, Launches Report on Book Censorship, Sept. 26

August 7, 2019

Howard Law Professor Awarded by Michael Brown Foundation

July 23, 2019

Howard Law Teaching Fellow Lands Clerkship with Legendary Federal Judge

July 1, 2019

Howard Center and ACLU Demand Michigan Prisons End Unlawful Ban of Iconic Book on Structural Racism

April 30, 2019

Howard Law Pays Tribute to Federal Judge Damon Keith

January 18, 2019

Howard Law Professor Justin Hansford To Deliver Keynote Speech at MLK Day Celebration In Rockville, MD

October 15, 2018

Lezley McSpadden, Michael Brown's Mother, Partners With Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center, Introduces Mike Brown Bill

July 12, 2018

Howard Law School Ranked No. 2 Law Degree Producer for African-Americans by Diverse Issues in Higher Education