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Haub Award for Environmental Diplomacy Recognizes Success of UN Sustainable Development Goal Negotiations

                          Haub Award for Environmental Diplomacy Recognizes Success of UN Sustainable Development Goal Negotiations   Ambassadors from Kenya and Hungary honored for their extraordinary leadership   (New York, NY)– In recognition of their exemplary leadership in drafting the United Nations’ “Sustainable Development Goals,” Pace University School of Law and the International Council of Environmental Law […]

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Pace Law shows largest increase in grads finding jobs

Graduates from Pace Law School showed the biggest jump in employment among all New York law schools. An article in the “New York Law Journal” that addresses the improved hiring rates among 2014 law graduates– jobs secured the first year after graduation and that require a JD degree– notes Pace Law School’s numbers. “The school […]

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Dean Yassky speaks with NPR about new partnership with College of St. Rose

Dean Yassky speaks with NPR about new partnership with College of St. Rose

Dean David Yassky spoke with NPR reporter Allison Dunne about Pace Law School’s new partnership with the College of Saint Rose that will allow qualified students to enter law school after their junior year in college. Among the many advantages, the program will save students a year’s study as well as a year’s tuition. “I […]

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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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