Hurricane Maria: A Year and a Day

When: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Where: 
Newark

Rutgers Law School, along with other university partners, is co-sponsoring a daylong event titled: Hurricane Maria: A year and Day, Lessons, Reflections and Community Engagement.

The event takes place on Friday, September 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Campus Center at Rutgers University-Newark at 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Newark.

Daylong Symposium: Rethinking Punishment

When: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
Where: 
Newark

Rutgers Law School is hosting a daylong symposium on Friday, September 21 in the Baker Courtroom at the Center for Law and Justice. The time of the symposium is from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

The title of the symposium is Rethinking Punishment based on the title of a book by Leo Zaibert, recently published by Cambridge University Press. He is Chairman of the Philosophy Department of Union College and will be at the symposium. 

Courtroom Advocates Project Domestic Violence Advocacy Training

When: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Where: 
Newark

The Courtroom Advocates Project is hosting a free training to teach law students how to help victims of domestic violence obtain orders of protection from Family Court.

The training will take place on Friday, September 21 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 70 in the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington St. in Newark.

Lunchtime Talk: Colloquium on Sanctuary

When: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Where: 
Newark

The Rutgers Center for Immigration Law, Policy and Justice is hosting a Colloquium on Sanctuary - exploring the legal, hsitorical, cultural, and political meaning of "sanctuary laws, practices and policies.

The first lunchtime talk on this topic will be held on Wednesday, September 26 in the Baker Courtroom from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington St. in Newark. 

Workshop on Vicarious Trauma and Burnout: Self-Care Strategies for Working with Victims of Trauma

When: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 1:05pm to 2:20pm
Where: 
Camden

Location: Room 112E

Presented by Rutgers Clinical Programs and the Philadelphia Support Center for Child Advocates
→LEARN about vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and burnout that impact lawyers who work in public interest law.
→IDENTIFY supportive self-care strategies to maintain professional competency.
→ENHANCE personal well-being.

First Monday: What a Post-Kennedy Supreme Court Will Look Like

When: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: 
Newark

This year's First Monday program, which marks the beginning of the Supreme Court session, will focus on three areas - immigration rights, voting rights and LGBTQ rights. The program will be held at the Center for Law and Justice from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3.

Panelists include immigration activist Ravi Ragbir, his wife, Amy Gottlieb ’96, who is an associate regional director of American Friends Service Committee; Rutgers Law Professors Anju Gupta and Katie Eyer; and Dale Ho Director of the ACLU Voting Rights Project.

Islamophobia Lecture Series: Islam and Liberalism

When: 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Where: 
Newark

The Center for Security, Race and Rights presents "Islam and Liberalism" as part of its Islamophobia Lecture Series, by Columbia University Professor Joseph Massad at 12 p.m. on Thursday, October 4 in the Baker Trial Court Room at the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington St. in Newark.

Massad teaches and writes about modern Arab politics and intellectual history.

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