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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Howard University School of Law and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Howard University School of Law, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Howard University School of Law include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Howard University School of Law alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Howard University School of Law are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Howard University School of Law.

Thurgood Marshall and Douglas Wilder are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Howard University School of Law?” and “Which celebrities are Howard University School of Law alumni?”

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Thurgood Marshall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Judge, Politician, Jurist Thurgood Marshall was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American ...more

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Douglas Wilder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Lawrence Douglas Wilder is an American politician, who served as the first African American to be elected as governor of Virginia and first African-American governor of any state since ...more

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Adrian Fenty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Consultant, Lawyer Adrian Malik Fenty is an American politician who served as the sixth mayor of the District of Columbia. He served one term, from 2007 to 2011, losing his bid for reelection at the primary level ...more

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Roland Burris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Roland Wallace Burris is a former United States Senator from the state of Illinois and a member of the Democratic Party. In 1978, Burris was the first African-American elected to statewide ...more

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Oliver Hill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Actor, Lawyer Oliver Hill was an actor.

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Vicki Miles-LaGrange is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Judge, Politician Vicki Miles-LaGrange is the Chief U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. She was the first African-American woman to be sworn in as U.S. attorney for the Western District of ...more

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Mary Ann Shadd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Poet Mary Ann Shadd Cary was an American-Canadian anti-slavery activist, journalist, publisher, teacher and lawyer. She was the first black woman publisher in North America and the first woman ...more

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Robert L. Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Judge Robert Lee Carter was an American civil rights activist and a United States District Judge.

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Letitia James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Letitia A. "Tish" James is the current and fourth New York City Public Advocate and first African American woman to hold citywide office. She is an American lawyer, activist and ...more

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Henry L. Marsh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Henry Leander Marsh III is an American civil rights lawyer and politician. A Democrat, in 1977 Marsh was elected by the city council as the first African-American mayor of Richmond. He was ...more

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Damon Keith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Judge Damon Jerome Keith is a Senior Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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Vernon Jordan Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Lawyer Vernon Eulion Jordan, Jr. is an American business executive and civil rights activist in the United States. A leading figure in the Civil Rights Movement, he was chosen by President Bill Clinton ...more

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Dovey Johnson Roundtree is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Dovey Johnson Roundtree is an African-American civil rights activist, ordained minister, and attorney. Her 1955 victory before the Interstate Commerce Commission in the first bus desegregation ...more

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Charlotte E. Ray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Lawyer, Teacher Charlotte E. Ray was the first African-American female lawyer in the United States. Ray graduated from Howard University School of Law in 1872. She was also the first female admitted to the ...more

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Joseph Woodrow Hatchett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Joseph Woodrow Hatchett Joseph Woodrow Hatchett was an American jurist. His mother worked as a maid and his father was a cotton picker. Hatchett rose from these working class beginnings to become the first black man ...more

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Emil Ali is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Entrepreneur

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Malik Zulu Shabazz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Activist, Lawyer Malik Zulu Shabazz is an American attorney and former National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party. As of 2013, he is the current National President of Black Lawyers for Justice, which he ...more

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Oscar Brown, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Oscar Brown, Sr. Businessperson, Lawyer Oscar Brown, Sr. was a prominent Chicago businessman, lawyer and community activist. He is also the father of singer Oscar Brown, Jr..

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Anne Elise Thompson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Anne Elise Thompson Anne Elise Thompson is a United States federal judge.

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Consuelo Bland Marshall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Consuelo Bland Marshall is a United States federal judge.

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William Benson Bryant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
William Benson Bryant William Benson Bryant was a United States federal judge and chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the first black chief federal judge.

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Tanya Walton Pratt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Tanya Walton Pratt Judge Tanya Marie Walton Pratt is an American jurist who serves as United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

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Kevin P. Chavous is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Kevin P. Chavous Kevin P. Chavous is an attorney, author, national education reform leader, and former Democratic Party politician in Washington, D.C. He was elected as Ward 7 member of the Council of the ...more

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Wilkie D. Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Wilkie D. Ferguson Judge Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. was an American lawyer and judge. He served on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the Florida Third District Court of Appeal as well ...more

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Leland DeGrasse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
Leland DeGrasse Leland George DeGrasse is an Associate Justice of the New York Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department.

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George W. Draper, III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Howard University School Of Law Alumni
George W. Draper, III George W. Draper, III is a Judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri. He was appointed to the court in 2011 by Governor Jay Nixon. Prior to his appointment the Court, he served on the Missouri ...more