Ndjuoh MehChu   

Ndjuoh MehChu

Associate Professor of Law

  • Degrees:

  • J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, B.A., Rutgers University
  • Contact:

  • [email protected]
  • Tel:  973-642-8500
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Courses:

  • Torts; Civil Rights


Ndjuoh joined the Seton Hall Law faculty in 2020 and teaches torts, civil rights law, 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, North Carolina Law Review, and Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

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.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

LAW REVIEW ARTICLES

Policing as Assault, 111 Calif. L. Rev. (forthcoming 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)

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Whole Foods, Fresh Concerns?: How the Recoupment Requirement Misses the Mark on Amazon’s Anticompetitive Practices, Economic Analysis of Law in European Legal Scholarship (2019) (Springer)

PRESENTATIONS

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)

Whole Foods, Fresh Concerns? How the Recoupment Requirement Misses the Mark on Amazon’s Anticompetitive Practices, 7th 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)