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Pace Community Law Practice partners with Coalition to help refugee children

Pace Community Law Practice is working with the Westchester Hispanic Coalition to create “Project Protect.” The initiative, which provides pro bono legal representation for unaccompanied minors from Central America who have arrived in the area to live with family and other sponsors, was reported in an article published on the Journal News’ website, lohud.com. The […]

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Dean Yassky addresses Westchester lawyers at Above the Bar Awards

Dean Yassky addresses Westchester lawyers at Above the Bar Awards

“The Westchester Business Journal” featured Dean David Yassky in its coverage of the eighth annual Above the Bar Awards. Dean Yassky provided the keynote speech for the event that recognizes outstanding members of the legal profession. “The need for lawyers is greater than ever,” Dean Yassky is quoted as saying. “That work is more important […]

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Don Bosco Workers Inc. announce partnership with Neighborhood Justice Clinic

Don Bosco Workers, Inc., a grassroots community-organizing group that advocates for justice for low-income workers, announced their new partnership with Pace Law School’s Neighborhood Justice Clinic. In a press release they also posted to their website, it states: “The Don Bosco Workers – Neighborhood Justice Clinic Partnership will focus on research to figure out how […]

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Daily News article features two lawyers active in Pace Law School’s New Directions program

An article in the New York Daily News about mid-career professionals taking unpaid internships features two participants of Pace Law School’s New Directions program. Michael Gonzalez and Samar Kharouba are both attorneys who are seeking to re-enter the legal profession after years away and have been active in New Directions. Gonzalez had pursued other career […]

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News12 covers dedication of Richard Ottinger Hall

News12 covers dedication of Richard Ottinger Hall

When Pace Law School dedicated Richard Ottinger Hall in honor of Dean Emeritus Ottinger, News12 was on hand to cover the story. Their report, which ran during their evening news broadcast, includes an interview with Ottinger where he comments on the many people who attended the dedication ceremony and how they illustrate the different chapters […]

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Westchester Business Journal covers the opening of the Pace Community Law Practice

“The Westchester Business Journal” covered the visit to Pace Law School by the Hon. Jonathan Lippman, part of the celebration of the Pace Community Law Practice. “The state’s chief judge of the Court of Appeals, Jonathan Lippman, addressed the 150 assembled. Others speakers included: state Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins; U.S. Immigration Court Judge Noel Ann Brennan; […]

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Associated Press quotes Professor Steven Goldberg on court’s decision regarding NYC sugary drink ban

Associated Press quotes Professor Steven Goldberg on court’s decision regarding NYC sugary drink ban

After State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling struck down New York City’s ban on large-size sugary drinks, the Associated Press spoke with Professor Steven Goldberg. Reporter Jennifer Peltz referenced her interview with Prof. Goldberg saying, “Government actions generally enjoy some leeway in courts in light of the separation of powers. But judges tend to afford […]

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The New York Times features the Pace Community Law Practice in article about new legal “incubators”

The New York Times featured the Pace Community Law Practice in an article about legal “incubators.” A pathway for new graduates that allows them to work under the direction of experienced lawyers, the program also meets the need for affordable, quality legal advice. “You can’t just hang out a shingle and expect clients to show […]

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Can the name “Jesus” be trademarked? Prof. Ann Bartow comments in a piece picked up by AP

Can the name “Jesus” be trademarked? Prof. Ann Bartow comments in a piece picked up by AP

In a story distributed by the Associated Press, Professor Ann Bartow comments on a trademark case. Originally published in the Redding, CA newspaper “The Record Searchlight,” the case involves whether someone can trademark the name “Jesus” An Italian clothing company, Jesus Jeans, registered the word “Jesus” with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2007 but […]

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The New York Times takes a look at New Directions, unique program for lawyers returning to the work force

Pace Law School’s innovative program, “New Directions,” was featured in The New York Times in an article titled, “From Stay-at-Home Moms to Back-to-Work Lawyers.” The piece spotlights three graduates of New Directions, a program that helps lawyers who have been away from the legal profession for several years find a way back to full-time employment. […]

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