Dean Elliot S. Milstein
Acting Dean: 1988-1990
Interim AU President: 1993-1994
Dean: 1990-1995

Location of the Law School
Myers Hall
1988: Plans drawn for Cassell site; fundraising
1990: Cassell site abandoned; move to buy and plan Spring Valley, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.; fundraising

Number of students
1989: Approximately 1,100 students in J.D. program, 120 students in International Legal Studies Program; 19.5% minority
1993: Entering class 277 full-time, 93 part-time (47% men, 53% women)
1994: 6,000 applications for 300 places; 25-30% minorities; LSAT scores at 85th percentile

Faculty & staff
1989: 4 tenure-track faculty added
1990: 43 full-time faculty, 120 adjunct faculty, 65 full-time staff, and approx. 100 part-time staff; Office of Minority Affairs
1991: 6 visiting faculty hired
1988-95: Faculty published 300 books, articles

Admissions
1993: LSAT 160, GPA 3.34

Degrees granted
1989: 292 J.D., 80 LL.M.
1992: 307 J.D., 81 LL.M.
1995: 351 J.D., 135 LL.M.

Charter, incorporation, merger
1994-1995: Negotiate new operational understanding with university towards fiscal self-support.

Library
1992: WCL named to receive National Equal Justice Foundation Library
1989: Added 11,060 volumes for total 283,682 volumes
1990: added 13,137 volumes for total 297,069 volumes; all WCL students and faculty given LEXIS/NEXIS and WESTLAW numbers; ALADIN installed, placing WCL collection on-line and allowing access to other area library catalogues

Student Publications
1990: SBA Newsletter; The American Jurist (new name of The Hairy Hand); Voir Dire
1991: The Federalist Papers; Res Ipsa; Journal of Gender and the Law; Human Rights Brief; Washington Legal Quarterly founded; Advance; The Lorax

Curriculum
1990: 134 different courses, seminars, and clinics offered
1990: International Human Rights Clinic and the Tax Clinic initiated
1990: The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law founded
1993: Bridge Clinic (Domestic Violence Clinic) added
1993: Center for International Environmental Law

Tuition & Miscellaneous
1989: Public Interest Loan Repayment Program; Tuition $12,866
1990: $14,410
1991: $15,634
1992: $16,650; Summer Program in Chile instituted (gained accreditation in first year)
1994: Law Review started
1995: Mrs. Alvina Reckman Myers dies


- Timeline Brochure: Washington College of Law in Celebration of its Centennial: Facts and Events 1896-1996. Compiled by Karen Monroe, '82; Audrey Pia, '84; Di Horvath '86; Lisa Longo, '88; Susan Notar, '90; Melissa McGill, '94; Lycia Watts, '96; under directio of Dr. Paul Purta, Consultant and former Associate Dean for Institutional Advancement.

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