The Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program (JMB JIP) is now accepting applications until January 18, 2014.
The Association of Judges of Hispanic Heritage (“AJHH”), the Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”), the Asian American Law Fund of New York (“AALFNY”), the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (“MBBA”), the New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation, the Puerto Rican Bar Association (“PRBA”), and the South Asian Bar Association of New York (“SABANY”) have partnered again for the JMB JIP to offer law students the opportunity to continue their legal education as summer judicial interns in New York and New Jersey metropolitan area courthouses. Judicial internships are exceptional learning opportunities that offer tremendous insight into the process of judicial decision-making. They offer an opportunity to strengthen analytic and legal writing skills.
The brochure/application is attached here and is also available at www.jmbjip.org
Please direct any questions to the program’s co-directors at [email protected].
Bryant Park shooter apologizes to victims’ families
The 16-year-old gangbanger who is accused of shooting two skaters at the Bryant Park ice rink last month over a $680 Marmot coat apologized to the victims and their families ….
AABANY Board Member and New York County Assistant DA James Lin is quoted in this Dec. 3 article from the New York Post.
SAVE THE DATE!
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
40th Anniversary Celebration & Justice in Action Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
PIER SIXTY, Chelsea Piers, NYC
2014 Justice in Action Award Recipients
John G. Chou
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Mari J. Matsuda
University of Hawai’i at Mãnoa William S. Richardson School of Law
Professor of Law
Emcees: Juju Chang & Sree Sreenivasan
6:00 PM Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM Dinner
For more information or to purchase tickets,
email [email protected] or call 212.966.5932.
Earn 3 free CLE credits while educating top collegiate mock trial competitors!
The nonprofit Empire Mock Trial Association (“EMTA”), in conjunction with NYU Mock trial, is pleased to invite you to our eighth annual Downtown Invitational mock trial tournament on January 25-27
at Kings County Supreme Court
in Brooklyn. Each year the Downtown brings together sixteen of the top collegiate trial advocacy teams. This year’s field includes Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Virginia, and the defending national champion, Florida State University.
You can help teach talented, motivated college students about the law by volunteering just a few hours of your time. In exchange, we’ll provide you with free non-transitional CLE credits in the category of skills.
- Features four preliminary rounds of competition, and you can judge as many or as few as you like—no litigation experience is required
- Please free to invite a friend or colleague to co-judge with you at the tournament. We’ll pair you together!
- 16 top trial advocacy teams will compete including Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Virginia, and defending national champion Florida State University
- We’ll serve complimentary food and beverages as a token of our appreciation
- Registering takes less than a minute – just visit our site
We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have. Feel free to call (917-426-EMTA) or e-mail us ([email protected]