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Law School Partners on Online Resource to Social, Legal Services

Collaboration with the School of Social Work and funding from Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey has produced Rutgers Helps NJ Resource Guide. | Read Story

Chrystin Ondersma on Protecting Human Rights in Addressing Over-Indebtedness

Q&A with Prof. Ondersma about forthcoming University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law article on 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

Rutgers–Newark Law 2015 Eagleton Fellows

Seven members of the Class of 2015 with an interest in politics and public affairs and commitment to public service have been selected as Eagleton Fellows. | 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

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Rachel Moody ’15: Dual Degree Program and Varied Internships Boost Career Readiness

An undergraduate internship experience with the San Francisco Planning Department showed Rachel Moody that a legal education can have broad application and provide an advantage in various work environments. That insight brought her back to New Jersey – whose fast-paced way of life she missed after seven years in California – to pursue a dual degree program at Rutgers School of Law–Newark and Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The two-degree commitment was an advantage when applying for legal internships, says Moody, and the law curriculum has added depth to her understanding of public policy issues. Moody prizes her five internships, the most recent of which was with the U.S. Department of Justice, for teaching her about the practice of law from varied perspectives and introducing her to a network of dedicated attorneys. In the final year of the four-year program, Moody says that the two degrees fit perfectly into her career goals: “government service, leadership roles, and broad understanding of planning and policy processes.” | Read Story

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