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Samuel Dillon ’15 Named Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow

Longtime NYTimes journalist came to Rutgers Law after reading about the near impossible odds facing detained immigrants who don’t have a lawyer. | Read Story

New Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance

May 12 event will launch initiative that will build bridges between the Law School, the business community, and other Rutgers University units. | Read Story

Robert Steinbaum Heads Advancement Office

Long-time New Jersey Law Journal publisher appointed Associate Dean for Advancement. | Read Story

Professor Carlos Ball Authors Amicus Brief in Support of Marriage Equality

In brief filed with U.S. Supreme Court, family law expert points to problematic history of other exclusionary policies claimed to promote well-being of society and children. | Read Story

Alumni Reception on May 14 in Atlantic City

Preregister today at law.newark.rutgers.edu/NJSBA-2015Reception for event hosted by Newark and Camden Alumni Associations at NJSBA Annual Meeting. | Read Story

Justice Barry Albin to Deliver Convocation Address

Two hundred and forty-eight students will receive their J.D. in May 22 commencement ceremony at NJPAC. | Read Story

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Ellen Santos ’14 Prizes Wide-ranging Experiences of HNBA-Prudential Fellowship

A law-related undergraduate class at Rutgers University taught by a passionate civil rights attorney prompted Ellen Santos ’14 to attend law school “to gain the tools necessary to advocate on behalf of others who cannot adequately represent themselves.” At Rutgers School of Law–Newark, Santos’s Business Associations class with Professor Doug Eakeley and his career guidance stoked a growing interest in corporate work. As a student in the Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic, with its focus on corporate and transactional legal services, Santos became even more certain of her preference for transactional work over litigation. That interest in business law along with strong academic credentials and project management skills won her the 2014 HNBA-Prudential Law Fellowship. Santos’s first two years are at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, where partner Miguel Pozo ’98 has been a particularly inspiring role model and mentor. The third year of the fellowship will provide an opportunity to work in Prudential’s Law Department – two valuable experiences for a new lawyer looking forward to transactional practice. | Read Story

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