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Professor Anjum Gupta Re-elected to CLEA Board

Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic continues Law School tradition of national leadership in clinical legal education community. | Read Story

New Criminal Law Certificate Program

Certificate Program in Criminal Law and Procedure to give students exposure to broad range of related issues and practical experience in the field. | Read Story

High Frequency Trading and Market Abuse Topic of January 29 Program

Rutgers Business Law Review annual symposium to feature panelists from the SEC. | Read Story

February 27 Program on How the Legal System Should Regulate Use of “Big Data”

CLE program to feature FTC Commissioner, business experts, legal practitioners, legislators and data privacy advocacy community representatives. | Read Story

NJ Supreme Court Committee Appointment for Professor David Noll

Rising scholar with expertise in complex litigation selected for new committee to examine ethical issues regarding metadata. | Read Story

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Gwyneth O’Neill ’14: Prettyman Fellowship Will Enhance Advocacy and Teaching Skills

As a high school teacher in her native New Orleans, Gwyneth O’Neill ’14 realized that she wanted to do more for her students – many of whom were disadvantaged and buffeted by the decisions of various bureaucracies – than 90-minute social studies lessons could deliver. “As trite as it sounds, I wanted to make a real difference.” That meant learning how the law worked, which brought her to Rutgers School of Law–Newark where she took every opportunity to gain both doctrinal understanding of and clinical experience in issues of constitutional rights and criminal law. O’Neill, currently serving a federal clerkship in Louisiana, is clear about her professional goal: “to build a career around ensuring that the criminal justice system is administered fairly and equitably.” This summer she will take a major step toward that goal when she enrolls at Georgetown Law as a Prettyman Fellow, the nation’s most prestigious fellowship for anyone interested in criminal trial practice or clinical education focused on criminal justice. | Read Story

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