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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

Professor Penny Venetis Named Legal Director of Legal Momentum

Takes leave of absence to join leading national nonprofit for advancing the rights of women and girls. | Read Story

Professor Elise Boddie Elected to ACS Board

American Constitution Society Board position recognizes Boddie’s advocacy and scholarship in the areas of civil rights and constitutional law. | Read Story

Alumni Association Supports Askin Fund

The Alumni Association, inspired by the generous challenge gift of Frank and Marilyn Askin to benefit their Askin Fund for Clinical Legal Education, has made a donation of $20,000. | Read Story

Clinic Applauds New Protections for Common-Interest Community Residents

Professor Frank Askin says NJ Supreme Court ruling keeps state in the forefront on protecting the free speech of private community residents. | Read Story

Professor Mark Weiner Wins Grawemeyer Award for Book on Clan Cultures

Selected for ideas presented in 2013 book The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals About the Future of Individual Freedom. | Read Story

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Anna Maria Tejada ’99: Drawn to Employment Law and Empowering Young People

Strive. Excel. Network. Give back. Those verbs used by Anna Maria Tejada ’99 in her advice for current Rutgers School of Law–Newark students reveal as much about the work ethic behind her achievements and the success of her immigrant parents in their pursuit of the American Dream as they do her penchant for mentoring. A partner in Kaufman, Dolowich & Voluck, LLC and director of its New Jersey Labor and Employment Group, Tejada credits the Clinical Program with beginning her education in working with clients and arguing in court. As a student, she also led the launch of Fiesta con Sabor, now a major fundraising and networking event for ALALS, and had her note published, one of the first two by a student, in the Rutgers Race and the Law Review. An appellate clerkship with the Hon. John E. Wallace, Jr. followed by an Equal Justice Fellowship yielded invaluable personal and professional benefits. As immediate past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, Tejada will continue to lead the mentorship program she began last year. | Read Story

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