Ndjuoh joined the Seton Hall Law faculty in 2020 and teaches torts, civil rights law, critical race theory, and remedies. He was selected as Faculty Teacher of the Year in 2022. His scholarship explores ways to shore up protections for marginalized groups in the carceral state and has appeared or is forthcoming in journals including the California Law Review, Boston University Law Review, North Carolina Law Review, UC Irvine Law Review, among others.
Ndjuoh was formerly law clerk to federal Judge Jack B. Weinstein, Howard Law School’s inaugural Thurgood Marshall Law Teaching Fellow, and a legal fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center. At the SPLC, he helped incarcerated people press their claims to improve their conditions of confinement and worked on issues involving educational equity in K-12 schools.
Ndjuoh serves on the Executive Board of the AALS Sections on Civil Rights Law and Children and the Law. Before law school, Ndjuoh was a special education and math teacher in the South Bronx, New York. Raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, he holds a B.A. in Africana Studies with highest honors and a B.A. in economics from Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, where he was recognized with the Dean’s award for Pro Bono services.
LAW REVIEW ARTICLES
Neither Cops Nor Caseworkers: Transforming Family Policing Through Participatory Budgeting, 104 Boston University Law Review (forthcoming 2024)
Specializing Section 1983, 14 U.C. Irvine Law Review (forthcoming 2024)
Policing as Assault, 111 Calif. L. Rev. (2023)
Help Me to Find My Children: A Thirteenth Amendment Challenge to Family Separation, 17 Stan. J. C.R. & C.L. 133 (2021)
Nickels and Dimes? Rethinking the Imposition of Special Assessment Fees on Indigent Defendants, 99 N.C.L. Rev 1477 (2021)
No Child Left Behind?: An Interest Convergence Roadmap to the U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 76 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. (2021)
Full list of presentations available in Curriculum Vitae
Help Me To Find My Children, Faculty Workshop, Seton Hall Law School (2020)
Examining the Viability of Trademark Registrations involving the N-word in the Wake of Matal v. Tam, Race and IP Conference, New York University School of Law (2019)
Examining the Viability of Trademark Registrations involving the N-word in the Wake of Matal v. Tam, Faculty Colloquium, Howard Law School (2019)
No Child Left Behind?: An Interest Convergence Roadmap to the U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Global Human Rights Conference, The Hague, Netherlands (2019)
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Impersonal Default Rules on Rational and Informed Decisionmakers, 4th Law and Economics Conference in Lucerne, University of Lucerne School of Law (2018)
Bars and Budgets: An Overview of Criminal Justice Reform in Illinois, Cook County Bar Association Criminal Justice Symposium, Chicago, Illinois (2017)