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Professor Chris Hill

Chris Hill
Clinical Instructor, Supervising Attorney, LLM Fellow

Chris Hill is a Clinical Instructor in the Legislation Clinic at the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law.

Chris has dedicated his career to practicing public interest law. After graduating from Rutgers School of Law, he received a National Association of Public Interest Law (now Equal Justice Works) Fellowship. He worked in the Community Economic Development Unit at the Passaic County Legal Aid Society where he represented community-based organizations that served people living with HIV/AIDS. After his fellowship, Chris joined Legal Services of New Jersey where he represented undocumented people and people without permanent immigration status in civil legal issues. He litigated housing, consumer, employment, and education issues, in addition to other matters relevant to these populations.

While at Legal Services of New Jersey, Chris helped create the Prisoner Reentry Program. He was responsible for tracking legislation on matters of corrections and juvenile justice. Chris later joined the ACLU Capital Punishment Project as State Strategies Coordinator where he assisted ACLU affiliates and other anti-death penalty organizations with legislative strategies to abolish capital punishment or curtail its use.

As Director of the Education and Law Project at the North Carolina Justice Center, Chris lobbied on education issues affecting low-income students in North Carolina. He also tracked national trends in education law and policy. Additionally, Chris completed a fellowship with the National Health Law Program and the Network for Public Health Law where he analyzed legal and policy developments, legislation, and regulations in the areas of overdose prevention, access to Medicaid services, and other public health issues.


more Calendar

8/4/2020 » 8/7/2020
Summer Final Examination Period (8/4-8/7)

8/6/2020 » 8/14/2020
Orientation and Start of Classes for First Year Students (8/6-8/14)

Fall 2020 Upper Level Classes Start

No Classes/University Closed (Labor Day Holiday)

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