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History of the Center

• HISTORY – The Law School established the Feerick Center in September 2006 as a lasting legacy of the school's Centennial Celebration. The Center’s establishment reflects the Law School’s long tradition of and commitment to legal education in the service of others and builds on Professor John D. Feerick’s contributions as Dean of the Law School (1982-2002) and currently as the Sidney C. Norris Professor of Law.

• ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO DATE – Since our launch in September 2006, the Feerick Center has established a law school clinic, developed academic offerings, supported a variety of pro bono programs, helped found Fordham University’s Consortium on Social Justice and Poverty, and undertaken a number of initiatives related to asset building, consumer debt, and consumer protection.  The Center works in partnerships with government agencies, bar associations, pro bono programs, advocates, and community-based service providers.