Elizabeth Lajayi, Howard University School of Law


Elizabeth Lajayi is a second-year law student at Howard University School of Law and a 2019 Summer Research Associate at The Judge Alexander Williams Jr. Center for Education, Justice, and Ethics. Elizabeth is currently underway researching and providing memos regarding various ethical issues that plague federal, state, and local government. She is as well researching how mental health conditions & wellness is affecting education institutions.

Elizabeth has received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Business Administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Elizabeth recently finished her internship with the Administrative Conference of the United States. She researched to provide information to Congress about federal agencies’ enactments and concerns over certain legislation. Last summer, Elizabeth was also a summer associate at Jackson Walker LLP, and legal intern at Mary Kay. During such time, she researched a spectrum of issues including, employment, corporate, and intellectual property law. Elizabeth spent the second half of her summer working at Amara Legal Center, where she attended the DC Council and other meetings to testify and propose amendments to the DC Criminal Code to help alleviate the disparate effect on sex victims and survivors.


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