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Professor of Law
Professor Okezie Chukwumerije, an expert in domestic and international arbitration, contracts, and commercial law, has authored several articles in leading law journals and a textbook, Choice of Law in International Commercial Arbitration.
Born Syrian, raised American, I was a witness to the lack of law in the Middle East. I have developed a fascination with the American Legal System and the U.S. Constitution in particular.I decided to attend Thurgood Marshall School of Law because of its comprehensive and bar-based curriculum.
On April 11, 2006, Judge Nash was elected as the first African American female Justice of the Peace in Dallas County. She was sworn into office January 1, 2007 and re-elected to serve a second term, January 1, 2011. Judge Nash serves Precinct 1, which is a large area in the southern part of Dallas including the South Dallas area, Oak Cliff, Lancaster, Wilmer, Hutchins, Ferris, Balch Springs and the “Woods”.
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