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Sign-up for the Young Women’s Empowerment Summit

March 30, 2015 - Attention Law Cluster! The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office invites you and the young women in your schools and communities to participate in the Young Women’s Empowerment Summit on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Harlem Police Athletic League (PAL) [...]

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NYC Moot Court Justice League Competes at National Moot Court in D.C.

March 25, 2015 – From March 21-22, eight NYC high school students competed in American University Washington College of Law’s National High School Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. The competition brings together high school students from the United States and [...]

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NYC High School Students: Apply Now to the Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Summer Judicial Internship Program!

March 25, 2015 - The Sonia & Celina Sotomayor High School Judicial Internship Program (“SCS HSJIP”) is an internship program that places high school students with state and federal judges.  It seeks to encourage high school students from disadvantaged communities to [...]

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John Jay College NOW Program/ Justice Resource Center (JRC) Law and Justice Summer Institute (LJSI)!

March 24, 2015 - Applications are now available for the John Jay College-College Now Program/ Justice Resource Center (JRC)  Law and Justice Summer Institute (LJSI)! The  institute embraces the concept that inquiry into the source of state authority is often the [...]

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2015 Mock Trial Correction Memo Released by NYSBA

March 24, 2015 - A Correction Memo for the 2015 Mock Trial Case of “Morningside Heights Booster Club, Inc. v. Casey Cheatham” was issued by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) on March 2, 2015 which identifies specific changes that [...]

 

Sign-up for the Young Women’s Empowerment Summit

YoungWomensEmpowermentSummit

March 30, 2015 - Attention Law Cluster! The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office invites you and the young women in your schools and communities to participate in the Young Women’s Empowerment Summit on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Harlem Police Athletic League (PAL) located at 441 Manhattan Avenue.

The event will include a resource fair where various agencies and organizations will provide information about programs, services, and opportunities for young women as well as free workshops, music, and more. Please see the flyer link and additional details below.

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NYC Moot Court Justice League Competes at National Moot Court in D.C.

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March 25, 2015 – From March 21-22, eight NYC high school students competed in American University Washington College of Law’s National High School Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. The competition brings together high school students from the United States and abroad to showcase their oral advocacy skills. Each student competed in multiple rounds of moot appellate arguments, arguing a First Amendment case on student speech in school. By focusing on the applicability of current legal issues to the high school setting, the competition provided the students with a unique opportunity to strengthen their reasoning skills and increase their understanding of the Constitution and the judicial system.

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