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  • 10.28.14 Students Publish Articles on Hot Legal Topics in the National Law Review
    The National Law Review

    What are the legal rights of unpaid interns in New York State and City? What limitations, if any, should be placed on donations to political campaigns? These are two hot legal topics at the moment, and two Brooklyn Law School students – Michael Grant ’15 and Andrew Smith ’15 have tackled them in work published in the National Law Review.  read more

  • 08.13.14 BLIP Clinic Students Defeat Patent Troll
    PatentTrolls

    Patent trolls are the scourge of the Internet – but they are no match for the Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy (BLIP) Clinic, as one troll recently discovered.  read more

  • 08.01.14 David Shapiro ’15 Publishes Debut Novel and “Love Letter” to Law School
    David Shapiro

    As if being a full-time law student was not enough, David Shapiro ’15 has taken on another role: novelist.  read more

  • 07.24.14 Meghan Walsh ’16 in USA Today on ‘Surviving’ Law School
    Meghan Walsh

    Meghan Walsh ’16 was the featured “expert” in a recent extensive Q&A with USA Today. From social life advice to secrets for academic success, Walsh offered candid advice for incoming and prospective law students.   read more

  • 07.11.14 Amanda Lee Shapiro ’15 Named Law School’s First Patton Boggs Fellow
    Amanda Shapiro

    Amanda Lee Shapiro ‘15 has been awarded the Patton Boggs Public Policy Fellowship for this summer. The $5,000 fellowship is aimed at enabling students who have finished their first or second years of law school to work in a public policy position. This is the first year that Patton Boggs has made a grant to Brooklyn Law School.   read more

  • 06.09.14 Ned Schultheis ’16 Receives Honorable Charles L. Brieant, Jr. Judicial Internship
    Ned Schultheis
    Ned Schultheis ’16 has been awarded the Honorable Charles L. Brieant, Jr. Judicial Fellowship for this summer. He is the first Brooklyn Law School student to receive this honor, which was established to commemorate the “selfless dedication of Judge Brieant to public service and the federal courts,” according to the New York Bar Foundation.
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  • 05.23.14 Elizabeth Hersey '14 Named Winner of 2014 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing
    Elizabeth Hersey

    Elizabeth Hersey ’14 has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing for her Brooklyn Journal of International Law note, “No Universal Target: Distinguishing Between Terrorism and Human Rights Violations in Targeted Sanctions Regimes” (2013).  read more

  • 04.25.14 Brooklyn Law School Names Public Interest/Public Service (PipS) Fellows
    PipS

    Last fall, Brooklyn Law School inaugurated the Public Interest/Public Service Fellowship (PipS), a new two-year program in partner­ship currently with 12 governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations.  read more

  • 04.21.14 Winners Named in Inaugural CUBE Innovators Competition
    CUBE Innovators winners
    Four BLS students received seed money to launch new startups after winning the first annual Innovators Competition last week, hosted by the Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE).
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  • 03.19.14 Students from the Capital Defender and Federal Habeas Clinic Visit United States Supreme Court
    Ursula Supreme Court visit
    Professor Ursula Bentele and her students in the Capital Defender and Federal Habeas Clinic visited Washington this month to hear Supreme Court arguments in Hall v. Florida.  read more
  • 01.13.14 Peter Pottier ’17 Highlighted in Wired for “Cool, Useful” Invention
    Peter Pottier

    Peter Pottier '17, is featured in Wired for his “cute and cool and useful” invention, MyBell. The customizable bell/light for bikes stood out at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), best known as the province of “multi-gazillion dollar booths.”  read more