PDS Alumna Kristin Henning honored with the 2023 Embracing the Legacy Award from the RFK Community Alliance.
Nov 14, 2023
PDS Alumnus & Chair of the PDS Board of Trustees, Joseph P. Caleb, Inducted into the Prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers
Nov 6, 2023
Two PDS Alumnae Most Powerful Women In Washington: Legal Powers Judge Tanya Chutkan and Chief Judge Anita Josey-Herring
Oct 11, 2023
PDS Summer Externship Provides Hands-On Legal Training
Oct 5, 2023
Daniel Harawa, a former public defender and civil rights litigator, focuses his research on how to remedy racial bias in the justice system.
Sep 12, 2023
NLADA Mourns the Passing of Harvard Law Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.
Aug 15, 2023
Opinion: Charles Ogletree, a Teacher of Presidents, Inspired Greatness by Example
Aug 7, 2023
Why Is My Child Always On Lockdown?’: Confinement At D.C.’s Youth Jail Worries Parents, Advocates
Jul 24, 2023
Washington City Paper
These Seven D.C. Officers Have At Least Two Sustained Complaints During Chief Contee’s Tenure
Jul 10, 2023
PDS Wins 2023 Website of the Year Award by Sitefinity
Jun 27, 2023
A Public Defense Perspective: An Interview With Heather Pinckney, Director Of Public Defender Service For The District Of Columbia
Jun 6, 2023
2023 Justice Potter Stewart Award to Former PDS Director Avis E. Buchanan and Alumnus Hon. Karl A. Racine.
May 17, 2023
PDS Website a Finalist for Website of the Year Award. Vote for PDS!
May 4, 2023
PDS alumnus Professor James Forman Jr. (Class of 1994) Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences!
Apr 20, 2023
#PDSDC Alumna Associate Professor Maneka Sinha named 2023-2024 Bellow Scholar
Mar 21, 2023
California Courthouse Named In Honor of PDS Alumnus and HLS Emeritus Professor Charles Ogletree Jr.
Feb 28, 2023
PDS is a Host Site for HBCU Community Engagement Fellowship by the Black Public Defender Association
Feb 7, 2023
PDS alumna Stephany Reaves named on Lawyers of Color’s 2022 Hot List
Jan 3, 2023
What One Black Judge’s Family History Can Teach Us About Justice (about our esteemed #PDSDC alumnus Judge Robert L. Wilkins)
Dec 21, 2022
D.C. Council Prepares To Vote On Overhaul Of Criminal Code
Oct 17, 2022
Incoming Director Heather Pinckney on Washingtonian's Guest List: 5 People We’d Love to Hang Out With This August
Aug 31, 2022
Harvard Law School Wasserstein Fellow
Chiquisha Robinson, PDS Deputy Chief of Prisoner and Reentry Legal Services, selected to be a prestigious 2022-2023 Harvard Law School Wasserstein Fellow
Aug 17, 2022
American University Washington College of Law
American University Washington College of Law Names PDS Alumna Brandi Harden as Associate Director of Advocacy Program
Aug 10, 2022
The white House
President Joe Biden has nominated PDS Staff Attorney Almo Carter to serve as a Commissioner with the U.S. Parole Commission.
Jul 27, 2022