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Vice Dean Reid Weisbord Proposes Innovative Approach to Simplifying U.S. Legal and Regulatory Framework for Ordinary Tasks

Law serving as an advisory function can help prevent costly legal errors common to ordinary tasks by those lacking thorough understanding of complex laws and regulations. | Read Story

Register for May 14 Alumni Reception at NJ State Bar Association Annual Meeting

Preregister today at law.newark.rutgers.edu/NJSBA-2015Reception for event hosted by Newark and Camden Alumni Associations at NJSBA Annual Meeting. | Read Story

Criminal and Youth Justice Clinic Screens Award-Winning Documentary “David and Me”

David McCallum, long-time client of Criminal and Youth Justice Clinic who was freed after almost 29 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, will answer questions after April 15 screening.

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Rutgers Board of Governors Approves Merger of Two Law Schools, with Distinct Locations, Pending ABA Approval

BOG approval of a unified Rutgers Law School, with distinct locations in Newark and Camden, is contingent on ABA approval. | Read Story

Elnardo Webster ’96 to Keynote Minority Student Program 47th Annual Banquet

Elnardo J. Webster, II ’96 is Minority Student Program honoree and keynote speaker; Michael Jay Plata ’02 to receive Special Recognition Award.

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Disability Civil Rights Secured by Olmstead Decision Topic of April 1 Program

Disability rights experts, including Susan Jamieson '74, lead attorney in Olmstead v. L.C., will discuss continued impact of landmark civil rights decision.

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Professor Carlos Ball Authors Amicus Brief in Support of Marriage Equality Petitions Before the U.S. Supreme Court

In brief filed with U.S. Supreme Court, family law expert points to problematic history of other exclusionary policies claimed to promote well-being of society and children. | Read Story

April 10 Symposium to Focus on the Global Struggle for LGBTQ Rights

On April 10 international scholars, activists and practicing attorneys will discuss history, emergence and future of movement. Keynote speaker is Manuel Vázquez Seijido, Head of Legal Advisory Group at CENESEX.

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April 1 PILF Auction Will Raise Money for Summer Public Interest Jobs

Alumni Reception and Auction, which will include award to Dean Fran Bouchoux ’87, is primary fundraiser for summer public service jobs.

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Modern Legal Classroom: New Technology Expands Course Options, Connects Campuses

Video shows how immersive distance learning classroom enables courses to take place simultaneously in Newark and Camden. | Read Story