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Justice Barry Albin to Deliver Convocation Address

Two hundred and fifty-three students will receive their J.D. in May 22 commencement ceremony at NJPAC. | Read Story

May 28 Program on “Rethinking Discipline: Creating a Pipeline from School to Success”

To feature experts in education practices, psychology, medicine, behavioral health, criminal justice & law, and community groups serving needs of children and families. | Read Story

Three Students Receive Peggy Browning Fellowships

Alana Miles ’16, Laura Schuman ’16 and Alvina Swati ’17 recognized for their excellent academic credentials and demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights. | Read Story

Samuel Dillon ’15 Named Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow

Former NYTimes journalist came to Rutgers Law after reading about odds facing detained immigrants without a lawyer. | Read Story

Law School to Host Business and Human Rights Junior Scholars Conference

Call for papers for first-ever conference to pair junior scholars writing at intersection of business and human rights issues with senior scholars in the field. | Read Story

Law School Receives Chancellor's Seed Grants

Awards will support eight innovative programs that advance the strategic plan of Rutgers University–Newark. | Read Story

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Ellen Santos ’14 Prizes Wide-ranging Experiences of HNBA-Prudential Fellowship

A law-related undergraduate class at Rutgers University taught by a passionate civil rights attorney prompted Ellen Santos ’14 to attend law school “to gain the tools necessary to advocate on behalf of others who cannot adequately represent themselves.” At Rutgers School of Law–Newark, Santos’s Business Associations class with Professor Doug Eakeley and his career guidance stoked a growing interest in corporate work. As a student in the Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic, with its focus on corporate and transactional legal services, Santos became even more certain of her preference for transactional work over litigation. That interest in business law along with strong academic credentials and project management skills won her the 2014 HNBA-Prudential Law Fellowship. Santos’s first two years are at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, where partner Miguel Pozo ’98 has been a particularly inspiring role model and mentor. The third year of the fellowship will provide an opportunity to work in Prudential’s Law Department – two valuable experiences for a new lawyer looking forward to transactional practice. | Read Story

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