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  • 11.21.11 Adam Blander '13 Wins National Law Review Student Writing Competition
    Adam Blander

    Adam Blander ’13 has won The National Law Review (NLR) Winter 2011 Student Legal Writing Contest for his note, “Ford Motor Credit Company v. Chesterfield County: Reading Constitutional Fairness And Supply Side Economics Into The Virginia Tax Code,” a topic about which he wrote for a Brooklyn Law Review competition.  read more

  • 11.10.11 Colin Hedrick ’13 Awarded LeGal’s Judicial Internship Fellowship
    Colin Hedrick

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Association of New York (LeGal) selected Colin Hedrick ’13 as a 2011 fellow of the Dr. M.L. "Hank" Henry Jr. Fund for Judicial Internships Program.   read more

  • 10.05.11 Puichun (Jane) Li ’12 Wins NYC Bar’s Diversity Essay Competition
    Jane Li

    Brooklyn Law School congratulates Jane Li ’12 on her first place essay in the Michael Oshima Diversity Law Student Essay Competition of the New York City Bar Committee on Minorities in the Profession.  read more

  • 10.05.11 Ilan Wong, ’12 Receives NYS Bar Internship to work at FINRA
    Ilan Wong

    This past summer, Ilan Wong ’12, had the opportunity to work at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), through the New York State Bar Association’s Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship Program.  read more

  • 09.16.11 New York Southern District Courts Enlist Brooklyn Law Students for Employment Discrimination Mediations
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    In order to alleviate a growing number of mediations, the New York Southern District Courts have enlisted students from Brooklyn Law School, as well as New York Law School and Seton Hall Law School, to represent about 20 employment discrimination plaintiffs in court-referred mediations.  read more

  • 07.01.11 Cody Carlson ‘13 Receives Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship
    Cody Carlson

    Cody Carlson ’13 was awarded the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s (ALDF) Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship.  read more

  • 07.01.11 Catherine Frizell '12 Awarded Education Pioneers Fellowship
    Catherine Frizell

    BLS congratulates Catherine Frizell ‘12 for her selection as an Education Pioneers Fellow for Summer 2011.  read more

  • 06.16.11 Brooklyn Law School Announces New International Human Rights Fellows
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    Brooklyn Law School recently announced the selection of four students as International Human Rights Fellows for the summer of 2011.   read more

  • 06.07.11 Lindsey A. Zahn ’12 Wins Trandafir International Business Writing Competition
    Lindsay Zahn

    Lindsey A. Zahn ’12 has won the Trandafir International Business Writing Competition for her note, Australia Corked its Champagne and So Should We: Enforcing Stricter Protection for Semi-Generic Wines in the United States.  read more

  • 05.19.11 NYSBA Awards President's Pro-Bono Service Award to BLS' Student Group CLARO
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    On May 2, 2011 the New York State Bar Association presented its annual service awards at a Law Day luncheon to 20 recipients of its 2011 President’s Pro Bono Service Awards.  read more

  • 05.18.11 David Shapiro ’12 Awarded Equal Justice America Fellowship for Second Consecutive Year
    David Shapiro

    For the second time in his Law School career, David A. Shapiro ’12 has been awarded an Equal Justice America fellowship.   read more

  • 05.16.11 Ted Anastasiou '12 Nominated President of the National Democratic Law Students Council
    Ted Anastasiou

    Ted Anastasiou ’12 was recently elected president of the National Democratic Law Students Council (NDLSC), the umbrella organization for Democratic law students in the United States and the official law student arm of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).  read more

  • 05.16.11 Aimée Scala ’13 Wins National Law Review Contest for Article on Copyright Law and Visual Arts
    Aimee Scala

    Aimée Scala ’13, a part-time student, has won the National Law Review (NLR) 2011 Student Legal Writing Contest for her article, “Notions of the Transformative in Law and the Visual Arts.”  read more

  • 05.11.11 SABANY Awards Two Fellowships to BLS Students
    Maweza Razzaq ’13

    Two Brooklyn Law Students-—Maweza Razzaq ’13 and Riti Singh ’12-—were awarded South Asian Bar Association of New York Fund (SABANY Fund) public interest fellowship grants.  read more

  • 04.28.11 ACLU and the Federalist Society Debate the Constitutionality of the Death Penalty
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    On April 13, approximately 50 students and professors gathered to hear arguments from representatives of the BLS-ACLU and BLS Federalist Society student groups debate whether the death penalty violates the 8th Amendment’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment.  read more

  • 04.20.11 Investor Rights Clinic Wins Another Victory, Settles Client’s Case
    Bailey Somers '11 and Alexander Nguyen '12

    Through direct negotiations with counsel for the nation’s largest broker-dealer, the Investor Rights Clinic (IRC) student team of Bailey Somers ’11 and Alexander Nguyen ’12 was able to bring to settlement a client’s case. The matter was scheduled for trial at FINRA in April, 2011.  read more

  • 04.18.11 2010-2011 Moot Court Honor Society Season Finishes with Gusto
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    Brooklyn Law School’s Moot Court Honor Society teams finished the 2010-2011 season with exceptionally strong finishes in national tournaments.   read more

  • 04.15.11 New York Court of Appeals Cites Note by Priti Trivedi ’11
    Priti Trivedi

    For the second time in recent months, a student note that was originally published in Brooklyn Law School’s Journal of Law & Policy (JLP) has been cited in a court decision.  read more

  • 04.15.11 BLSPI Alumni Dinner and Public Service Awards Ceremony Recognizes Outstanding Students
    BLSPI

    On April 6, 2011, students, faculty, and alumni gathered to honor students who gave their time and talent to help underserved communities through a wide range of internships, pro bono projects, and volunteer opportunities offered at Brooklyn Law School.  read more

  • 04.08.11 Students Enjoy an Evening of Dancing at 7th Annual Barrister’s Ball
    Barrister's Ball 2011

    On March 26, BLS students put down their textbooks and danced the night away at the 7th annual Barrister’s Ball.   read more

  • 03.07.11 LALSA Partners with SLJ for “Know Your Rights” Workshop
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    Over a dozen Brooklyn Law School students gave workshops, entitled, “Know Your Rights” to all 450 students at the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice (SLJ).   read more

  • 03.01.11 Neema Kassaii ’12 Wins Award in State Bar Writing Contest
    Neema Kassaii

    Neema Kassaii ’12 has won second place in a New York State Bar Association writing competition for his article, “Socially Constructing Non-Statutory Exceptions to the New York At-Will Rule to Employment Law.”  read more

  • 03.01.11 Michael Mastrangelo '11 Receives Equal Justice Works Fellowship to Advocate for Education Rights of Children
    Michael Mastrangelo

    Michael Mastrangelo ’11 has been awarded an Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellowship. Beginning in the fall of 2011, he’ll be a Fellow for two years at the Children’s Law Center.   read more

  • 02.28.11 Leslie Miller ’13 Wins Fellowship to Study Land Use Law
    Leslie Miller

    Leslie Miller ’13, a joint-degree student at Brooklyn Law School and Pratt Institute, is the national winner of the prestigious American Planning Association (APA) Daniel J. Curtin Jr. Planning Law Division Fellowship.   read more

  • 01.24.11 BLS Student Wins ACLU Brennan Fellowship
    Kate Wood

    Kate Wood ’11 has been awarded the prestigious William J. Brennan First Amendment Fellowship to work at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for one year. In September, she will join the Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, which handles a full docket of First Amendment cases.   read more

  • 01.21.11 Brooklyn Law Students Prevent Foreclosure of Low-Income Co-ops
    Amy Handler and Steve DeMizio

    In the midst of December finals, two student teams from the Corporate and Real Estate Clinic represented low income cooperatives in closings, which resulted in $1.3M in loans to prevent foreclosure.   read more

  • 01.10.11 BLS Student Facilitates Joyful Family Reunion
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    In March 2007, Fatouma and Mamadou Barry, political asylees from Guinea, fled their country and were forced to leave their three-month old son, Souleymane, behind. Three years later, thanks to the dedication of Isabel Gardocki, Class of 2011, the Barry family has finally been reunited.  read more