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  • 27
    Jan 2015

    Verizon's Legal Intern Program ("VLIP") for First year law students

    Verizon's Legal Intern Program ("VLIP") is a diversity pipeline initiative intended to create a s...
    2015-01-27

    While VLIP is open to all 1Ls, we strongly encourage women and students from ethnically diverse backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in corporate law departments to apply. All applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or disability must be ...

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  • 27
    Jan 2015

    New York State DREAM Act included in executive budget

    On Wednesday, January 21st, Governor Cuomo announced in his State of the State address that he wo...
    2015-01-27

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    The New York Immigration Coalition has been working with DREAMers, allies, and elected officials for over four years to make DREAM a reality. The New York State DREAM Act would allow undocumented college students who meet certain criteria to be eligible for state financial aid. New York would be ...

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  • 23
    Jan 2015

    2015 Lowenstein Sandler Scholars Program for 1Ls

    Lowenstein Sandler LLP is committed to promoting diversity in the workplace, and to fulfilling th...
    2015-01-23

    The 2015 LS Scholars Program will provide up to four law students with $10,000 scholarships toward second-year tuition and paid Summer Associate positions with the firm upon completion of the first year of law school. The 1L summer positions will be located in Roseland, New Jersey, and will offer...

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  • 22
    Jan 2015

    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz declared 21st century’s best novel so far!

    Junot Díaz’s mix of ‘history, comics, sci-fi, and magic realism ‘ tops BBC Culture poll of US cri...
    2015-01-22

    You can read the full article at:
    http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jan/20/brief-wondrous-life-of-oscar-wao-novel-21st-century-best-junot-diaz

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  • 13
    Jan 2015

    Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program extended application date- Friday, Jan. 16 at 5pm!

    The Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program (“the Program”) was founded by in 2010 to off...
    2015-01-13

    Summer 2015 application is now available at www.jmbjip.org.

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  • 07
    Jan 2015

    Sidley Austin's Prelaw Scholars Program Application deadline January 9, 2015!!

    Sidley’s Prelaw Scholars Program is for minority juniors and seniors in college that want to go t...
    2015-01-07

    You can apply via there website at: http://www.sidley.com/Sidley-Prelaw-Scholars/

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  • 05
    Jan 2015

    Swearing in for 2015 Dominican Bar Association Board of Directors

    2015-01-05

    When: Monday, January 12, 2015

    Time: 5:30 PM sharp

    Where: SDNY - 500 Pearl Street
    Swearing-in: courtroom of Judge Daniels (courtroom #11A)
    Reception to follow: room 850 (8th floor)

    Opening Remarks by Hon. Rita Mella,
    Surrogate (NY County)

    Swearing-In by Hon. George Daniels,
    United...

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  • 22
    Dec 2014

    Martiza Ming promoted as Counsel to the District Attorney of Kings County

    Congratulations are in order for Maritza Ming on her promotion!!
    2014-12-22

    This week, District Attorney of Kings County Kenneth P. Thompson announced that our colleague (and incoming Vice President of Committees) Maritza Ming was promoted to become his counsel. This comes shortly after a promotion in April, when Maritza became Chief of the newly created Immigrant Fraud ...

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