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Hon. Patricia Costello ’78 to Deliver April 2 Justice Weintraub Lecture

Newly retired Essex County Assignment Judge will present “Trials and Tribulations of Being an Assignment Judge.” | Read Story

Symposium on Global Struggle for LGBTQ Rights

On April 10 international scholars, activists and practicing attorneys will discuss history, emergence and future of movement. The keynote speaker is Manuel Vazquez Seijido, Head of Legal Advisory Group at CENESEX | Read Story

Disability Rights Program on April 1

Disability rights experts, including Susan Jamieson '74, lead attorney in Olmstead v. L.C., will discuss continued impact of landmark civil rights decision. | Read Story

April 1 New Date for 30th Annual PILF Auction

Alumni Reception and Auction, which will include award to Dean Fran Bouchoux ’87, is primary fundraiser for summer public service jobs. | Read Story

MSP to Hold 47th Annual Banquet on April 9

Elnardo J. Webster, II ’96 is Minority Student Program honoree and keynote speaker; Michael Jay Plata ’02 to receive Special Recognition Award. | 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

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Interning for Justice Albin Promises to Be a Rewarding Summer for Three 1Ls

With a New Jersey Supreme Court internship in hand for the summer, Nicholas Mazza, Robert Papazian and Peter Urmston are predictably excited about the academic, professional, and personal growth that the experience will provide. The fact that they will be working together for the same justice – the Honorable Barry T. Albin – adds a special dimension to the internship and their first-year experience at Rutgers School of Law–Newark. Mazza, Papazian and Urmston entered Rutgers Law for different reasons and their perspectives reflect an understanding of the diverse ways in which an internship on the State’s top court rewards law students. In anticipation of their summer working together, they have been spending time getting to know each other a little better. While it may be too early to know what they want to do after graduation, the three clearly recognize that law school really can be the foundation of a great legal career in terms of the relationships they build, not just the academics they achieve. | Read Story

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