Rutgers-Newark Law Review is holding an upcoming Symposium – “The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Where Do We Go From Here?”, to be held on Friday, April 13, 2012, from 9:15AM to 5:00PM at the State House on 125 West State Street in Trenton, New Jersey.
This symposium will examine the effects of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 nearly fifty years after its passage. Distinguished speakers will discuss whether the Act has fulfilled its charter and should now be repealed or whether it is still required today.
For those seeking CLE credits, six CLE credits are being offered for the NY and NJ Bars and five for the PA Bar. Attendance is free for everyone – including those who are seeking CLE credits.
REGISTER HERE For more information contact Eric Ng, Vice President of the Rutgers-Newark APALSA.
PRESIDENT LINDA S. LIN ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE AABANY LAW REVIEW DURING AABANY’S SECOND ANNUAL FALL CONFERENCE
NEW YORK – September 19, 2011 – President Linda S. Lin officially announced the formation of the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s (AABANY) first law review, The AABANY Law Review, at AABANY’s Second Annual Fall Conference held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom LLP. President Lin states, “This undertaking represents a first-of-its-kind endeavor by AABANY, and we hope that it will provide a platform for important works of legal scholarship on issues that matter to the Asian Pacific American community.”
The AABANY Law Review will provide comprehensive analyses of law and commentary on groundbreaking cases and legislation that impact the Asian Pacific American community, and serve as an effective research tool for practicing attorneys and law students. President Lin also introduced Jen Yue Connor Yim, who will serve as the law review’s first Editor-in-Chief. Mr. Yim is an associate at the law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. He is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and served as Production Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review. “Our team is very excited to take part in a publication that will foster intellectual and meaningful discourse on relevant legal issues that directly and indirectly affect the Asian Pacific American community,“ says Mr. Yim, Editor-in-Chief. Mr. Yim will lead a team of three executive editors and fourteen articles editors.
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AABANY: AABANY Law Review: Deadline Extended
This year, AABANY plans to launch its first journal, The AABANY Law Review, with the goals of providing comprehensive analyses of law and commentary on groundbreaking cases and legislation that impact the AABANY community, and serving as an effective research tool for practicing attorneys and law…