3
Nov
Monday, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

The New Jersey Association for Justice Student Chapeter will present a viewing and discussion of "Hot Coffee," a documentary feature film by Susan Saladoff.

Everyone knows the McDonald's coffee case. It has been routinely cited as an example of how citizens have taken advantage of America's legal system, but is that a fair rendition of the facts?

This event will take place in Room 106 and will feature a discussion led by Prof. Jay Feinman; an introduction by NJAJ Student Chapter President Rita Milano; and discussion by Vice Dean and Prof. Adam Scaels and NJAJ President Thomas M. Comer. Lunch will be served.

3
Nov
Monday, 12:30 PM

Steve Vladeck, a professor of law and associate dean for scholarship at American University Washington College of Law, will present his research during this Faculty Workshop Series.

The Rutgers-Camden Faculty Workshop series offers a collegial atmosphere in which faculty from Rutgers and distinguished guests present scholarly work and discuss contemporary legal issues. It enhances the intellectual life of the law school community and Camden campus by providing a forum for critical exchange across the disciplinary and topical boundaries that often separate scholars of the law. 

Faculty colloquia are presented for the benefit of the Rutgers Law community.  If you would like more information about a particular event, please contact Katie Eyer at (katie.eyer@rutgers.edu).  Faculty and staff should login to access further information about the presentation.

More information about the series is available at https://camlaw.rutgers.edu/faculty-colloquium.

5
Nov
Wednesday, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This program, which qualifies for NJ Newly Admitted credits under “Trust and Business Accounting”, will cover the key requirements of the New Jersey Court Rules and the Rules of Professional Conduct that give rise to audit issues with respect to handling client funds, maintaining attorney trust, business and fiduciary accounts and the required recordkeeping. This will be done by providing a first-hand view of the audit process, red flags and how to avoid issues during an audit. Topics include:

• The recordkeeping requirements as per NJ Court Rule 1:21-6 and RPC 1.15
• Random audit procedures and findings
• Common recordkeeping problems
• Disciplinary audit procedures and findings
• Trust Overdraft Program
• Overview of disciplinary process

CLE: NJ: 2.4 (incl. 2.4 ethics) | NY: 2.0 (incl. 2.0 ethics) | PA: 2.0 (incl. 2.0 ethics)

To register, visit here.

6
Nov
Thursday, 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

This program offers a condensed, focused and practical survey of immigration practice essentials for solo, small firm and criminal practitioners looking for a foundation for establishing an Immigration component to their practice. It is also valuable for any attorney seeking an overview of the practice area. Participants will learn how lawyers can readily incorporate aspects of immigration practice into solo and small firms. Topics covered include the difference between inadmissibility and removability, removal defense and affirmative petitions, the immigration courts and appellate process, and where to go to get answers fast.

CLE: NJ: 4.8 | NY: 4.5 | PA: 4.0

To register, visit here.

13
Nov
Thursday, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

New and seasoned practitioners alike will benefit from this overview of landlord-tenant practice in New Jersey.

Topics include:

• New Jersey’s summary dispossession statues
• Practice and procedure in landlord-tenant court, including pre- and post-trial matters
• The implied warranty of habitability
• Rental subsidy programs, including Section 8 vouchers
• Discrimination in renting
• Ethical considerations in landlord-tenant practice

CLE: NJ: 4.5 (incl. 1.2 ethics) | NY: 4.5 (incl. 1.0 ethics) | PA: 3.5 (incl. 1.0 ethics)

To register, visit here.

14
Nov
Friday, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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This program will provide training regarding representing clients with criminal convictions in removal proceedings with a special focus on Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents.   Topics covered will include:

  • Removal Process
  • Criminal Grounds of Removal
  • Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents and 212(c) relief
  • Advanced Criminal Eligibility Issues
  • Application procedure
  • Mock Master Calendar Hearing and Best Practices
  • Mock Individual Hearing and Best Practices

Opening remarks by Hon. Michael A. Chagares, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and the following faculty:

Hon. Annie S. Garcy,* Immigration Judge, Executive Office for Immigration Review - Newark

Hon. Dorothy Harbeck,* Immigration Judge, Executive Office for Immigration Review – Elizabeth

Timothy Block, Legal Services of New Jersey

Joanne Gottesman,  Rutgers School of Law - Camden

Raquiba Huq, Legal Services of New Jersey

Amelia Wilson, American Friends Service Committee

Carole Wood, Camden Center for Law and Social Justice

*The immigration judges are participating in their personal capacities only.  The opinions, if any, expressed by them are not necessarily those of the U. S. Department of Justice nor of the Executive Office for Immigration Review.

CLE Credit:      4.3  NJ | 4.0 NY | 3.5 PA credit hours             Cost: $75**  

**Fee waived for attorneys who agree to represent at least one pro bono client in a removal hearing matter through Legal Services of New Jersey by June 2015.  If you intend to volunteer, please bring your registration confirmation to the program and the fee waiver will be processed when you sign in.

This event is co-sponsored by American Friends Service Committe, The Camden Center for Law and Social Justice, Human Rights First, and Legal Services of New Jersey.

18
Nov
Tuesday, 12:30 PM

Join School of Law Prof. Stacy Hawkins for a discussion about voting rights following last year's decision in Holder v. Shelby County, as well as a talk about two cases currently pending in the U.S. Supreme Court that concern legislative redistricting in Alabama.  This is a "brown bag lunch" discussion and will take place in the law school faculty lounge.

19
Nov
Wednesday, 9:00 AM to 1:15 PM

This course will address the potential ethical challenges facing mediators in the family and civil arenas from accepting a case to capturing the agreement. Each mediator standard will be featured and dissected in a case study reflective of actual scenarios encountered by mediators. Topics include:

- Mediator standards overview
- Ethical Landmines in Mediation
- Case studies of ethical issues in civil mediation
- Ramifications of the Willingboro Mall case
- Case consultations

CLE: NJ: 4.8 (incl. 4.8 ethics) | NY: 4.5 (incl. 4.5 ethics) | PA: 4.0 (incl. 4.0 ethics)

To register, visit here.

19
Nov
Wednesday, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Rutgers University School of Law-Camden Alumni Association will present the Arthur E. Armitage, Sr. Distinguished Alumni Award for 2014 to Jay M. Gutierrez ’79; the Hon. Joseph M. Nardi, Jr. Distinguished Service Award to Joanne M. Ventura, ’78 and the recent Graduate Award to Aneesh A. Mehta ’07 at a ceremony in their honor at Tavistock Country Club.  For questions about purchasing congratulatory ads or dinner tickets, feel free to contact committee co-chairs, Chuck Resnick at 856-429-1414 or Ed Rentezelas at 856-225-6703. More information is available here.

24
Nov
Monday, 12:30 PM

Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law at Northeastern University School of Law, will present her research during this Faculty Workshop Series.

The Rutgers-Camden Faculty Workshop series offers a collegial atmosphere in which faculty from Rutgers and distinguished guests present scholarly work and discuss contemporary legal issues. It enhances the intellectual life of the law school community and Camden campus by providing a forum for critical exchange across the disciplinary and topical boundaries that often separate scholars of the law. 

Faculty colloquia are presented for the benefit of the Rutgers Law community.  If you would like more information about a particular event, please contact Katie Eyer at (katie.eyer@rutgers.edu).  Faculty and staff should login to access further information about the presentation.