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Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 28, 7 pm, the Newark Club
The Student Bar Association presents Barrister’s Ball.
Tuesday, March 31, 6 – 8 pm, Baker Trial Courtroom
Rutgers Institute for Professional Education presents “Intellectual Property for Non-IP Lawyers” with Professor John R. Kettle III. Register at www.rutgerscle.com.
Tuesday, March  31, 6 pm, Carpenter, Bennett & Morrissey Classroom (Room 025)
The Criminal Law Society and the Office of Career Services present “The Prosecution Panel,” featuring a panel of federal, state and county prosecutors. Click here for full information about the speakers.
Wednesday, April 1, 4 pm, McCarter & English Lecture Hall (Room 070)
The Rutgers Immigrant Rights Fellows, American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society present “Borderline Executive Action: Is President Obama’s Immigration Action Constitutional?” with Professor Carlos Gonzalez; Professor Josh Blackman, South Texas College of Law; and Elissa Steglich, Immigrant Rights Program, American Friends Service Committee.
Wednesday, April 1, 4:30 – 7:30 pm, Baker Trial Courtroom
The Eric R. Neisser Public Interest Program, Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and the University of Georgia Institute on Human Development and Disability present “The Olmstead Decision and Its Aftermath.” 
NEW DATE Wednesday, April 1, 5:30 pm, Alumni Reception, Third-Floor Atrium; 6:30 pm, Auction, Herbert M. Ellend Atrium (lower level)
Annual PILF Auction
Thursday, April 2, 6 pm, Baker Trial Courtroom
32nd Annual Chief Justice Joseph Weintraub Lecture with the Honorable Patricia K. Costello ’78, Assignment Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex Vicinage, on “Trials and Tribulations of Being an Assignment Judge (The Good, the Bad and the Unbelievable)” 
Register at law.newark.rutgers.edu/weintraub2015.
Friday, April 3, 9 am – 3 pm, McCarter & English Lecture Hall (Room 070)
Rutgers Law Review presents the symposium “The Gavel & the Gridiron: The Legal Landscape of Ammerica’s Game,” with a focus on NCAA amateurism and concussion litigation in the NFL. Click here for full information about the speakers.
Tuesday, April 7, 6:30 – 9:15 pm, Wilentz Appellate Courtroom (program) and Third-Floor Atrium (dinner)
The Intellectual Property Law Society and the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association present the symposium “Exploring Career Options in Intellectual Property: Patent, Copyright and Trademark.” Speakers: Robert Rudnick, Gibbons Law; Stephen Roth, Lerner David; Patricia Werschulz, Werschulz Patent Law; Lisa Marie Riad, IPG Mediabrands; Michael Vincenti, Hardin, Kundla, McKeon & Poletto; and Matthew Pater, Johnson & Johnson. Moderator: Clinical Professor John Kettle. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-symposium-ipls-njipla-meet-greet-tickets-16237869906
Thursday, April 9, 6 pm
Minority Student Program Annual Banquet
Keynote speaker and honoree: Elnardo Webster ’96, Inglesino, Webster, Wyciskala & Taylor. Special Recognition Award to Michael Plata ’02, Plata Ferrer & Gutierrez LLC
Register and pay online here.
Friday, April 10, 9 am – 4 pm
“The Global Struggle for LGBTQ Rights: Legal, Social and Political Dimensions,” a symposium sponsored by Rutgers School of Law–Newark, Rutgers University–Newark LGBTQ & Diversity Resource Center, and the Rutgers Urban Systems Program.
Register at law.newark.rutgers.edu/lgbtsymposium.
Thursday, April 16, 7 pm, Herbert M. Ellend Atrium (lower level)
Rutgers Law Forum presents Rutgers Law School Talent Show.
Interested in participating? Email jaystephens14@gmail.com by March 27.
Friday, May 22, 10 am – noon, New Jersey Performing Arts Center
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