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Meeting with Graduating Students about the bar exam
Meeting with Graduating Students about the bar exam, with Dean Baker and Prof. Nissen, Wed. Oct. 7, 12:15, Room 106
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Perspectives on Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird"
As part of the 2015 Rutgers-Camden "The Big Read Program," Professors Stacy Hawkins, Ruth Anne Robbins and Meredith Schalick will discuss racial bias in the justice system, heroes in persuasive legal narrative, and trial advocacy as portrayed in Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird." Wednesday October 7, 2015 at 4 PM in room E112 - Law School Bldg.
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Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair
Registration for students opens August 11, 2015. The Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest legal career fair in the country. The conference will be held on Friday, October 23 & Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.
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Mary Philbrook Public Interest Celebration
Mary Philbrook Public Interest Celebration, Campus Center MPR, Wed., Sept. 30, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Don't miss the social and social justice event of the season. The honoree is Marsha Neifield, President Judge of Philadelphia Municipal Court. President Judge Neifield has founded and runs many problem-solving courts to help vulnerable populations.
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Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia
During Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia, all classes held on the Rutgers–Camden campus will be cancelled from 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, until 12:20 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28. On-campus classes will resume their normal schedule on or after 12:20 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28.
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OSCAR Overview for 2Ls applying for Federal Clerkships
OSCAR Overview for 2Ls applying for Federal Clerkships Wednesday Sept 30, 1:15 – 1:35 in 105 & 5:15 – 5:35 in 105 Learn how to apply to federal judges via OSCAR, the Online System for Clerkship Application & Review.
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Day-long conference about gender equality
Friday, September 25, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rutgers Law School 123 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
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Federalist Society will be hosting a debate
The Federalist Society will be hosting a debate on the Supreme Court's recent same-sex marriage decision: "Same-Sex Marriage: The Obergefell Opinion" on Monday, September 21st at 12:45 PM in Room E-112.
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Justinian Society of Philly Reception for Law Students
The Law School Liaison Committee of the Justinian Society of Philadelphia is hosting its Seventh Annual Reception for Area Law Students on Thursday, October 1, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Philadelphia City Hall Law Library This year the topic is “Life After Law School: What You Should Know About Judicial Clerkships.”
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Student Bar Association's Camden/Newark Campus Mixer
The Student Bar Associations of the Camden and Newark campuses have organized a mixer for students to meet each other and build relations. It will be held on September 18 at 7:30 PM on the bridge.
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The 2L Year Job search Timeline
The 2L Year Job search Timeline Thursday Sept 17, 12:15 – 12:35 in room E108 Tuesday Sept 22, 5:15 – 5:35 in room 105 Map out your 2L job search during this brief but informative workshop.
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The 3L Year Job search Timeline
The 3L Year Job search Timeline Thursday Sept 17, 12:15 – 12:35 in room 105 Tuesday Sept 22, 5:15 – 5:35 in room E112 Map out your 3L job search during this brief but informative workshop.
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Cover Letter Workshop
Cover Letter Workshop Monday Sept 21, 12:15- 12:35 in room 105 A short workshop to help you get started on your cover letter! This workshop is also appropriate for those who need a cover letter writing refresher.Note: NALP rules prohibit Career Development offices from offering resume/cover letter year students prior to 10/15.
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Presentation on Pro Bono Projects for all students (1
Presentation on Pro Bono Projects for all students (1L, 2L, 3L, 4L, F/T, P/T). Wed. Sept. 16, noon to 2:00 pm, Law School Room 106. Brown Bag lunch.
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Resume Workshop
Thursday Sept 10, 12:15- 12:35 in room 105 A short workshop to help you get started on your resume! This workshop is also appropriate for those who need a resume writing refresher. Please note that that (NALP) rules prohibit Career Development offices from offering resume/cover letter reviews to first-year students prior to 10/15.
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501(c)(3) Pro Bono Project Training 2L, 3L, 4L
Sunday, September 13 from 10:00 AM to noon in the Faculty Lounge on the 4th floor of the East building)
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Deans' Meeting with Students regarding the Rutgers Law
Deans' Meeting with Students regarding the Rutgers Law School Merger. September 10 at 12:10 pm, Room 106
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Three openings in Family Law Inn of Court
There are openings for up to three 3L or 4L students to attend the 2015-2016 meetings of the Thomas J. Forkin Jr. Family Law Inn of Court (third Tuesday evening of every month, September to April, starting at 5:30 p.m.
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Student Leader Training
Student Leader Training: Wednesday, Sept. 9 from noon to 1:30 pm, Room 103
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Dean's List and Honors Students Reception:
Dean's List and Honors Students Reception: Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 4:30 to 6 pm, Faculty Lounge. All faculty is invited as we recognize the students who received First Year Honors, Dean's List and Dean's Scholars honors in the Spring 2015 semester are invited! RSVP to Arlene Lentini, alentini@camden.rutgers.edu
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Same-Sex Marriage Debate: The Obergefell Opinoin
The Federalist Society will be holding a debate on Monday Sept. 21st at 12:45 PM to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. Participants will be Rutgers Law's Professor Katie Eyer and Princeton Ph.D and Yale Law J.D. candidate, Sherif Girgis. Room E112
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U.S. Dept Of Justice Summer and Post-Grad Jobs
The online application for the U.S. DOJ Attorney General's Honors Program (HP) and the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) opens July 31, 2015. The deadline for law students and eligible graduates to apply is Tuesday, September 8, 2015.
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Philly DA Diversity Recruitment Reception
Current and former prosecutors from the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and the United States Attorney's Office will gather together to meet recent law school graduates and law students who are interested in employment as a prosecutor.
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3Ls: NJ State Trial Clerkships Apps Info Session
3Ls: NJ State Trial Clerkships - a quick refresher on the application process Tuesday Sept 8, 5:15 -5:35 in room 105 There's still time to apply! Attend this short program to learn what you need to do and when!
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Working for the U.S. Department of Justice
Friday Sept 4, 12:15 – 1:30 in room E110. Come learn about how to get a job at the Department of Justice through the Attorney General's Honors Program (the DOJ's entry-level hiring program) and the DOJ's summer internship program.
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Rutgers Law School Softball Meeting
Come to E-110 at 12:15 on Thursday 9/3 to find out what you'll need to know to join the law school softball league. We hope to see you there and on the field this season!
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Mary Philbrook
Student Public Interest Award Nominations
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Meet the Deans Wed. Sept. 2, 5-6pm Faculty Lounge
Meet the Deans, Wed. Sept. 2 at 5 to 6 pm, Faculty Lounge. All Jumpstarts, Fall starts and incoming transfer students are welcome! Meet the law school deans and learn about their areas of responsibility. Snacks will be served.
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Law Library Regular Semester Hours
The Law Library will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 for Labor Day. Regular semester hours for the Law Library are posted on the Law Library homepage and at the entrance to the Law Library. Any changes to the regular hours will also be posted.
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Pro Bono Research Project Information Session
Monday, August 31 in E320 (Dean's Conference Room)
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Research Assistant for Fall 2015 Semester
Professor Meredith L. Schalick is seeking a 2L or 3L to serve as a paid research assistant for the fall 2015 semester.
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Come Eat Lunch with the Black Law Students Association
Please join us on August 31 at 12:20pm in Room E108 for this semester's first general body meeting. Learn about BLSA's fun and exciting events, and how you can get involved! Speak with 2Ls and 3Ls and get tips for first year success. Pizza on us!
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