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2L Jonathan Tolentino Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowship

Summer fellowship recognizes demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights through education, work, volunteer, and personal experiences. | Read Story

Comp Tech Journal Now Offered as E-Book

Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal is well-positioned as academic journals move from paper to digital subscriptions. | Read Story

May 15 Program on “Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline”

Psychologists, attorneys, and criminal justice experts will address disproportionate impact of harsh school disciplinary practices on students of color and avenues for change. | Read Story

Weintraub Lecturer Proposes Constitutional Amendment to Protect Judicial Independence

Retired Associate Justice Gary Stein calls for adoption of Constitutional amendment “to restore the stature, the respect and the independence of the New Jersey judiciary.” | Read Story

Summer Session Open to Students from Other ABA-Accredited Schools

Register online for an evening upper-level class and earn credit towards graduation without having to give up a summer job opportunity. | Read Story

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Rinat Shangeeta ’15: National Recognition for IP Law, Mentoring Commitments

Passionate about both mentoring and intellectual property law, Rinat Shangeeta ’15 has found ways at Rutgers School of Law–Newark to experience the rewards of both – and in so doing, has won national and state recognition. As president of the Intellectual Property Law Society, she developed and launched a Mentoring Program that paired IP law students with volunteer mentors recruited from law firms and top entertainment industry companies. In March her commitment and dedication to the law school and the practice of law were recognized by the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association. The same month she was selected as the winner of the 2014 Mark T. Banner Scholarship, a national award given to one aspiring IP lawyer each year by the Richard Linn American Inn of Court. It’s the kind of recognition that would not have seemed possible to the 17-year-old immigrant from Bangladesh who felt lost in her small-town Virginia high school. An ESL teacher, her first mentor, helped Shangeeta find a talent for math that would lead to a successful career in engineering and an interest in patent law. | Read Story

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