Andrew Guthrie Ferguson

Professor of Law, UDC School of Law

Professor of Law, UDC School of Law

Professor Ferguson joined the law faculty at UDC in 2010. He was granted tenure and promoted to the rank of Full Professor in 2015. His articles have appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the California Law Review, the Cornell Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Northwestern Law Review, the University of Southern California Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, and the Emory Law Journal among others.

Professor Ferguson’s book Why Jury Duty Matters: A Citizen’s Guide to Constitutional Action (NYU Press) is the first book written for jurors on jury duty. (Book Review). He stars in the “Welcome To Jury Duty Video” in D.C. Superior Court seen by more than 30,000 citizens annually.

His legal commentary has been featured in numerous media outlets, including CNN, NPR, The Economist, the Washington Post, USA Today, the ABA Journal, The Atlantic (digital), The Huffington Post, and other national and international newspapers, magazines, and media sites.

Professor Ferguson has been voted “Professor of the Year” three times. In 2016, he received a University-wide Certificate of Commendation for his teaching and service.


My Sessions

The Historic Role of the Civil Jury—and its Perilous Future

Constitution Hall
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