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Judge Zoe Bush

Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

Judge Zoe Bush

Judge Zoe Bush

Judge Bush is dedicated to advocating for young people's rights.

She was born in 1954 in Little Rock, AR, where she attended Gibbs Elementary School, Dunbar Middle School, and Horace Mann High School. She went on to Wellesley College for undergrad and Harvard Law School. 

Today, Judge Bush is an associate judge in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, where she coordinates resources for young people and their families, ensures that family court judges are well trained, and represents the family court in the community. She is passionate about school attendance and mental health services for young people.

In fall 2013, Judge Bush served as a civil rights "Legend" to students at Capital City Charter School as part of Street Law's Closing the Gap initiative.


 Want to get involved? Volunteers are needed for the spring 2014 session of Closing the Gap! Contact Janae Harrison for more information (