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Kim Abubakar Ali Forde-Mazrui

Kim Abubakar Ali Forde-Mazrui, American law educator. Bar: Michigan 1993, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1994, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1994, District of Columbia 1996.

Background

  • Forde-Mazrui, Kim Abubakar Ali was born on November 21, 1968 in Kampala, Uganda. Son of Ali Al'Amin Mazrui and Molly Vickerman Walker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor summa cum laude, University Michigan, 1990. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, University Michigan, 1993.

    Career

    • Judicial clerk United States Court Appeals (6th circuit), Detroit, 1993—1994. Associate Law Firm of Sidley & Austin, Washington, 1994—1996. Assistant professor law University Virginia School Law, Charlottesville, 1996—1997, associate professor law, 1997—2001, professor law, since 2001, Barron F. Black research professor, 2002—2004, Justice Thurgood Marshall research professor, since 2004, director Center for the Study of Race and Law, since 2003.

      Visiting professor law University Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, 2003—2004.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1993, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1994, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1994, District of Columbia 1996.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Student-lawyer Family Law Project, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1990—1991. Member of Association American Law Schools, Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, University Michigan Lawyer's Club, Golden Key, Order of the Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Gayle Forde, June 30, 1990. 1 child Will Nielsen.
    • father: Ali Al'Amin Mazrui
    • mother: Molly Vickerman Walker
    • spouse: Kathleen Gayle Forde
    • child: Will Nielsen Forde-Mazrui
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    Born November 21, 1968
    (age 49)
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