H.Res. 684 (111th): Recognizing and honoring Howard University School of Law’s 140-year legacy of social justice and its continued commitment to the training of capable and compassionate legal practitioners and scholars.

Introduced:
Jul 28, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sponsor
Carolyn Kilpatrick
Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 23, 2009
Length
7 pages
 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 23, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Jul 28, 2009
Referred to Committee Jul 28, 2009
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Sep 23, 2009
 
 
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9/23/2009--Passed House amended.
Recognizes Howard University School of Law, in Washington, D.C., for its profound achievements and unwavering commitment to social justice for all people.
Encourages its continued dedication to the first-rate training of social engineers.
Congratulates Howard University President, Sidney A. Ribeau, Ph.D.; Howard University School of Law Dean, Kurt L. Schmoke, J.D.; and the faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Howard Law School on the occasion of its 140th anniversary.

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