Professor Roisman Honored as 'Servant of Justice'
At the Legal Aid Society of the Distirct of Columbia’s 21st Annual Servant of Justice Dinner on April 27, 2010, Professor Florence Wagman Roisman was honored as a “Servant of Justice” along with Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
The Servant of Justice award carries the following inscription: “for faithful dedication and remarkable achievement in ensuring that all persons have equal and meaningful access to justice.”
The substantive focus of Professor Roisman's practice, teaching, and writing has been on low-income housing, homelessness, and housing discrimination and segregation. She teaches property, housing discrimination and segregation, the civil rights movement, and comparative housing law.
Pictured above at the Servant of Justice event are (left to right) Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Professor Florence Wagman Roisman, IU School of Law - Indianapolis; Kristi Matthews, Fair Budget Coalition and the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless; Randall A. Brater, Arent Fox LLP.