CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Members of the Society of American Law Teachers have elected John Marshall Law School Associate Professor Hugh Mundy to its Board of Governors.
The election was held at SALT's September Teaching Conference in Chicago at John Marshall where Mundy was the conference co-chair. He also has contributed to SALT's consumer guide for prospective law students, blogged for the SALT website and participated in committee meetings at the SALT Teaching Conference in Las Vegas.
"I look forward to joining the SALT Board of Governors," Mundy said. "I deeply believe in the organization's mission to prioritize social justice teaching in legal education, improve the legal profession and broaden access to justice for marginalized communities."
"SALT also has allowed me to forge meaningful relationships with other like-minded academics and activists from law schools across the country," he added.
"We are deeply grateful to Professor Mundy for all that he contributes to the legal profession and the quest for social justice. He is committed to making the legal profession more inclusive and reflective of the great diversity of this nation, enhancing the quality of legal education by advancing social justice within the curriculum, as well as promoting innovative teaching methodologies and extending the power of law to underserved individuals and communities. We are fortunate to count him as a new member of the SALT Board," SALT Co-Presidents Sara Rankin and Denise Roy said in a statement.
The Society of American Law Teachers is a national organization of progressive law teachers, law school administrators, librarians, academic support experts, students and affiliates. The organization has been working for more than 40 years to improve the legal profession, the law academy and expand the power of law to underserved communities.
Mundy joined the faculty of John Marshall in 2012 and teaches evidence, criminal law and lawyering skills. He is a graduate of the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University in Washington DC.
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