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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 [...]

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Applications for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s summer high school program are now open!

March 24, 2015 - R2L NextGen is a week-long leadership and civic engagement program for high school students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grades. CHCI will bring 40 Latino high school students to D.C. to learn about how the federal government [...]

 

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

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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 pursue careers in the law.  By exposing students to our judicial system, we hope to encourage them to complete and continue their educations and spark their interest in the law and the administration of justice.  We also hope to help diversify the legal profession so as to better reflect the socio-economic, cultural, and ideological diversity of the United States.

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