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Distinguished Professor of Law
“Histories of TSU and UH Marked by Segregation” article featured in recent issue of the Houston Chronicle.
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law Distinguished Professor James M. Douglas reflects on two once racially separate institutions, both now full public universities.
I decided to attend Thurgood Marshall because I knew this school would help me attain my dream of becoming an attorney. While I still have the bar exam to conquer, I know that my education at this institution will prepare me well. My internship opportunities have given me some of the most valuable skills to prepare me for practice in the law. The most important trait that I learned is to be humble and always remember where you came from. Read more...
Mr. Washington attended Texas Southern University Law School from 1966 to 1969, graduating number one in his class, with honors. While in law school, he was Captain of the Moot Court Team (1967-69), President of the Student Bar Association (1968-69), and Research Assistant to the Dean of the Law School (1968-69).
During law school, Mr. Washington received several awards.
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