Dudley honored with Sullivan Award
C. Dudley Jr. was honored at Saturdays Valedictory Exercises
as the faculty winner of this years Algernon Sydney Sullivan
a 1967 graduate of the U.Va. School
of Law, has been a full-time faculty member since 1989 and
served as associate general counsel of the University for five
has worked closely with the Honor Committee for the past six years,
at a time when demands on the student members were high and trust
of faculty and administrators was low. He was able to bring students
and administrators together and create a model for a productive
relationship, said Patricia M. Lampkin, interim vice president
for student affairs.
brilliant attorney and a sensitive human being, Dudley speaks
his mind, is not afraid to propose an unpopular view and does
it in a way that causes all to think and address the issue but
keep their individual dignity in disagreeing with one another,
has contributed his legal expertise and many extra hours in other
important service to the University community, Lampkin noted in
her recommendation for the award.
returning to the University full-time, he was a partner in a Washington
law firm and taught trial advocacy seminars at the Law School.
He also spent two years as general counsel for the Committee on
the Judiciary in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is an expert
on evidence, civil and criminal procedure, and constitutional
a U.Va. law student, Dudley was editor-in-chief of the Virginia
Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for U.S. Supreme Court
justices Stanley Reed and Earl Warren. He serves on the Virginia
State Bar Committee on Professionalism and was a member of the
boards of directors of the Stuart Stiller Memorial Foundation,
the Disability Rights Center and the Center for the Study of Psychiatry.
He was a public member of the ethics committee of the American
Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and he has been an
adjunct professor at Georgetown University, as well as a faculty
member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in programs
in various cities.