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Faculty Can Comment on Major SCOTUS Cases

Expert commentary available on same-sex marriage, Affordable Care Act, and fair housing cases. | Read Story

Leverhulme Visiting Professorship at London School of Economics for Professor Stuart Green

Criminal law scholar will lecture, research book, pursue collaborative project on criminal law reform. | Read Story

Dean Chen Honored by Dartmouth Classmates

Class of 1980 recognizes his lifelong advocacy for social justice. | Read Story

Three Faculty Submit Comment on Exxon Mobil Settlement

Proposed consent judgement needs to be better justified by the Department of Environmental Protection as “fair, reasonable, and in the public interest.” | Read Story

New Certificate Program in Corporate Law/Business Law

Structured framework will help students select among extensive course offerings to prepare for a challenging career in business law. | Read Story

Students Receive Peggy Browning Fellowships

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

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Kevin Kieffer ’13: Rutgers Fellowship Program Taught Me How to Be a Lawyer

A book about the Rwandan genocide triggered his interest in the law. Alumni of Rutgers School of Law–Newark praised its faculty and curriculum, confirming for Kevin Kieffer ’13 his first choice when applying to law school. After receiving his J.D., Kieffer decided to apply for a spot in the school’s new Rutgers Law Associates (RLA) Fellowship Program. The country’s first of its kind, RLA offers concentrated skills training for newly-admitted attorneys who provide low-bono legal services in a wide range of practices areas. Of his year-long fellowship, Kieffer says: “Law school taught me how to interpret case law and statutes. Rutgers Law Associates taught me how to be a lawyer.” Now working for Central Jersey Legal Services, Kieffer handles cases far from the international law issues that brought him to Rutgers. But he wouldn’t have it any other way: “I never thought entitlements law/poverty law would be something that piques my interest but I have found it to be extremely interesting and satisfying.” | Read Story

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