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Champions of Social Justice Celebrated

Champions of Social Justice Celebrated

CAMDEN — Three outstanding individuals who exemplify the values advocated by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were honored by the Rutgers Law–Camden Black Law Students Association during its 18th annual Champions of Social Justice Awards Banquet on Friday, Jan. 24. This year’s honorees include Paulette Brown, partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, and the first […]

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Former Camden County Prosecutor and Ph.D. Candidate Explores Juvenile Gun Violence

Former Camden County Prosecutor and Ph.D. Candidate Explores Juvenile Gun Violence

As a Camden County assistant prosecutor for 25 years, Diane Marano witnessed the devastating effects of gun violence on the city’s youth. She spent the last 21 of those years as section chief of the juvenile unit, where she gained a piercing understanding of the faces and names – and lives – behind the cold […]

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Inspired by Alumna, Rutgers Law–Camden Team Triumphant in Abolishing Rape-Marriage Law in Bolivia.

Inspired by Alumna, Rutgers Law–Camden Team Triumphant in Abolishing Rape-Marriage Law in Bolivia.

Victims of rape around the world all struggle with whether to tell, fearful of not being believed or even being accused of attracting an attack. This hesitancy to come forward is heightened still in the more than 20 countries where rape-marriage laws encourage rapists to marry their victims as a way to have their crimes […]

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Discover Law Program at Rutgers Law-Camden Inspires Diverse Undergraduates

Discover Law Program at Rutgers Law-Camden Inspires Diverse Undergraduates

Sometimes you listen to the voice saying you can’t, and other times you listen to former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. A group of 25 undergraduate students from various backgrounds is hearing from dozens of accomplished professionals, including O’Connor and homeless-person-turned-tax attorney Nikki Johnson-Huston, about how their law degrees have harnessed them as […]

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Rutgers Law–Camden Prof Named Due Process Monitor by U.S. Department of Justice

Rutgers Law–Camden Prof Named Due Process Monitor by U.S. Department of Justice

For the first time ever, the U.S. Department of Justice has entered an agreement with a juvenile court in Shelby County, Tennessee to better protect the constitutional rights of young people there.  In an unprecedented effort to reform the juvenile court in the county where Memphis is located, Sandra Simkins, a clinical professor at the […]

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