School of Law
1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-5601
Associate Professor of Law
Phone: (479) 575-4573
Professor D'lorah Hughes is teaching and directing the Criminal Clinics at the Law School. In addition to teaching both the Criminal Defense and Criminal Prosecution clinics, she is developing courses in AIDS/HIV Policy and Law
Her teaching experience includes courses in Health Law, Pre-Trial Litigation Skills, and, most recently, Advanced Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation, which she taught to both American and Chinese law students at Nanjing University in Nanjing, China.
Prior to joining the University of Arkansas, Professor Hughes served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve School of Law, where she taught in the Health Law Clinic, and she served as an Assistant Professor and First-Year Legal Analysis Program Coordinator at Whittier Law School.
After graduating from Duke Law School, Professor Hughes served as a judicial clerk under the Honorable Janis Graham Jack of the U.S. District Court in Texas' Southern District, a staff attorney in the AIDS Legal Services Program of the Law Foundation of SiliconValley, and as a Deputy Public Defender for the Orange County Public Defender's Office in Santa Ana, California.
She is a Board Member for the AALS Section on Balancing Legal Education, a member of the Clinical Legal Education Association, Society of American Law Teachers, and the California Public Defender's Association, among others. She recently delivered a presentation, "Millennial Law Students and Clinical Legal Education" during the Humanizing Legal Education Symposium at Washburn Law School.