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University Professor John Farmer Jr. to Speak at Constitution Day

Former Dean John Farmer, Jr. is featured speaker at ACS Student Chapter-sponsored observance of Constitution Day on Sept. 17th. | Read Story

Chrystin Ondersma on Protecting Human Rights in Addressing Over-Indebtedness

Q&A with Professor Ondersma about her forthcoming University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law article on the application of human rights principles to consumer debt issues. | Read Story

Alumni Association Recognition Dinner Is November 6

Honorees are Mary Beth Hogan ’90, Senior Co-Chair of Litigation, Debevoise & Plimpton; Hon. Esther Salas ’94, U.S. District Court, District of NJ; and Amy Gottlieb ’96, Associate Regional Director, AFSC. | Read Story

Law School Hails the Classes of 2017 and 2018

Talented, accomplished, enthusiastic and widely diverse group of new students are a great match for our community. | Read Story

Alumni Association to Honor Two Administrators

Distinguished Service Award to be presented to Assistant Dean Anita Walton, Financial Aid Director Nicky Fornarotto at Sept. 18 reception. | Read Story

Sarah Hunt ’15 and Denise Meyer ’15 Awarded Proskauer Rose Fellowship

Summer internships at Volunteer Lawyers for Justice reflect law firm’s support for and students’ commitment to public service. | Read Story

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Students Salute a Summer of Substantive and Rewarding Legal Work

Summer jobs for Rutgers School of Law–Newark students take as many different forms as there are legal practice areas. Students explore new areas of the law and reinforce classroom lessons in positions with the federal, state and local judiciary, private law firms, corporations, government offices, NGOs, and public interest organizations in the metropolitan area and across the country. As a law clerk at Fried Frank, Malika Brown ’15 (shown here) was able to test drive “my dream job” to which she’ll be returning after graduation. Caitlin Miller ’16 found the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights a perfect match for her passion to fight for the underserved. At Lowenstein Sandler Wan Cha ’15 appreciated the diverse assignments and commitment to attorney development. The dedication to representing children that Shashwat Dave ’15 experienced at LAS’s Juvenile Rights Program boosted his determination to practice in that area. What was most rewarding to Linda Lee ’15 were the diverse and substantive assignments and supportive and collegial environment that Bressler afforded. For Tiffany Ornedo ’15, an internship at ACLU-NJ solidified her desire to become a public interest lawyer. | Read Story

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