Seton Hall Law will celebrate the life of Marc Poirier, Professor of Law and the Martha Traylor Research Scholar at Seton Hall Law, who died on August 2, 2015. Professor Poirier’s teaching and scholarship brought insights from sociology, psychology, history, cultural theory, literary theory, and feminism to bear on contemporary legal issues. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Read more >>
SETON HALL PROGRAM AND FACULTY NEWS
Professor Jenny-Brooke Condon '03, Director of the Equal Justice Clinic at the Seton Hall Law Center for Social Justice, presented, "On Becoming a Lawyer," a speech delivered each year to Orientation for incoming students. "Your clients have much to teach you about becoming and being a lawyer. I'd like to tell you about three essential lessons I have learned from my clients: the importance of resiliency, empathy and humility in a lawyer's work." Read Professor Condon's remarks >>
For the past 18 months, Professor Solangel Maldonado has led the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) Latina Commission “pipeline” initiatives, designed to help students of color, often students with economic disadvantages to discover and pursue the many career opportunities that await them within the legal profession This summer she brought a group of middle-school girls to the U.S. Supreme Court. Full story >>
LOOK FOR YOUR ALUMNI MAGAZINE IN THE MAIL - PLEASE COMPLETE OUR READER SURVEY!
The 2015 issue of the annual alumni magazine, Seton Hall Law, is coming soon to your mailbox. In this edition,we welcome Dean Kathleen M. Boozang, who shares her vision of the future of Seton Hall Law; we pay tribute to outgoing dean Patrick E. Hobbs; and we share news of Paulette Brown '76, the first woman of color to serve as President of the American Bar Association, who visited with Seton Hall Law's incoming students in August.
We also include a survey, asking our graduates to help us enhance and improve our communications with you. Please complete the postage-paid postcard and mail it back to us, or please complete the survey online at law.shu.edu/alumnisurvey. Thank you!
THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT YEAR IN REVIEW
Thursday, September 17
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
This Program will review key IP issues decided by the Federal Circuit over the past year and discuss their practical implications going forward. The program will take place at Seton Hall Law. 2 NY/NJ CLE credits will be available. Make your reservation at law.shu.edu/federalcircuit or for more information please contact Dean Rosa Alves at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-642-8187.
31ST ANNUAL RED MASS
Friday, September 18
At this year's Annual Red Mass Celebration, the Saint Thomas More medal will be presented to Patrick C. Dunican Jr. '91, Chairman and Managing Director, Gibbons P.C., and the Chair of the Seton Hall Law Board of Visitors. Mass will be held at the exquisite Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark. A reception will immediately follow the Mass at the Archdiocesan Center, located across the street from the Cathedral. The cost for the reception is $90 per person. Visit law.shu.edu/redmass to make your reservation, or for information regarding tickets and sponsorships, please contact Lori Thimmel, Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at email@example.com or call 973-642-8711.
LAW REVIEW SYMPOSIUM: POLICING THE POLICE AND COMMUNITY
Thursday, October 1
8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
What is the role of policing in society? What are the legal remedies to and repercussions of police brutality? How can attorneys encourage trust and accountability between police officers and the communities they protect? Seton Hall Law Review Volume 46’s Symposium, “Policing the Police and the Community,” will provide a forum to discuss the legal, political, and cultural dimensions of the current state of policing and how we can improve going forward. The Symposium will highlight a keynote address by Christina Swarns, the Director of Litigation at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and remarks by Paul Fishman, the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey. Panel discussions will focus on race relations between the police and minority communities, the proper use of force, and the future of police accountability. The event will also include a lunch at the Newark Club. This lecture will be of interest to any New Jersey or New York attorney practicing civil rights litigation, criminal defense, and/or government prosecution. A special thanks to our co-sponsors: the Student Bar Association, Diversity Council, Black Law Students Association, Latin American Law Students Association, Lambda Law Alliance and Asian-Pacific American Law Student Association.
The event will take place at Seton Hall Law, with luncheon and the keynote speech held at the Newark Club next door, 22nd floor. 5.5 NY/NJ CLE credits will be available. Make your reservation at law.shu.edu/lawreviewsymposium or for more information please contact Dean Rosa Alves at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-642-8187.
LALSA’S HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH PANEL AND SANGRIA SOCIAL
Monday, October 5
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Hispanic heritage with LALSA’s annual Sangria Social and awareness panel. This year’s panel, Lifting the Bar for UndocuLawyers: Gaining Bar Admission as an Undocumented Law Graduate, is co-sponsored by LATINOJUSTICE. Speakers include Cesar Vargas, Co-Director of the Dream Action Coalition; Jose Perez, Deputy Attorney Counsel for Latino Justice; and Marisol Conde-Hernandez, a student from Rutgers Law School.
The event will take place at Seton Hall Law. There is no charge. Make your reservation at law.shu.edu/lalsaheritage or for more information, please contact Yolonda Harrison, Director of Student Services, at email@example.com or call 973-642-8707.
FREE ALUMNI CLE - SUPREME COURT REVIEW
Thursday, October 8
Please join us for our first FREE CLE program for Seton Hall Law Alumni for 2015-16. As we begin the Supreme Court's new term, Professors Rachel Godsil, Thomas Healy and Ronald J. Riccio will present their review of the last term and preview of the new term. They will select for discussion the most significant cases from last term, selected not only in terms of inherent interest, but also the impact on practicing lawyers, and the development of the law. In addition, they will note and discuss the cases to watch in the new term. The range of topics to be discussed will be civil procedure, fair housing, religious freedom, election law, foreign affairs, free speech, the right to privacy, equal protection, employment law, and the Affordable Care Act.
The program will be held at Seton Hall Law. This 4-hour course will award 4 NY/NJ CLE credits. The event sign-in will begin 45 minutes prior to the event during which time we have asked current students to join you for some networking before the program. To register, visit our dedicated alumni networking site, Seton Hall Law Connect, at www.setonhalllawconnect.com to set up your account. For more information, please contact Lori Thimmel, Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-642-8711.
U.S. HEALTHCARE COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Monday, October 12
Mon: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tues: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wed: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thurs: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Join Seton Hall Law School faculty and respected industry leaders for a comprehensive overview of state, federal, and international law governing prescription drugs and medical devices. This four-day program immerses attendees in the statutes, regulations and other guidance that comprise the body of law known as “fraud and abuse law.” Examine healthcare-related laws and regulations alongside other compliance, ethics and integrity officers, legal counsel, healthcare consultants, and regulatory and medical affairs professionals. Engage in group problem-solving activities and analyze the covered laws and regulations through case studies. Discover how to create a culture of compliance and leave with the skills necessary to develop, enhance and enforce your organization’s corporate compliance program.
The program will be held at Seton Hall Law. 24 NY/NJ credits are available. Visit law.shu.edu/compliance for more information and to register, or please contact Amy Cattafi, Director of the Healthcare Compliance Certification Program, at email@example.com or call 973-642-8190.
DIVERSITY SPEAKS: DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES
Wednesday, October 21
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
The Dean’s Diversity Council and Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. invite you to the annual Diversity Speaks lecture series. This year's event features Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, whose topic is entitled, "Protecting Consumers in a Changing World: The Work of the Federal Trade Commission." Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will discuss how the FTC is leading the charge to protect consumers in a high tech and data-driven world, as well as how her professional background informs her work at the agency.
The event will take place at Seton Hall Law. A reception will follow the program. Make your reservation at law.shu.edu/diversityspeaks or more information, please contact Yolonda Harrison, Director of Student Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-642-8707.
CAREERS IN TAX LAW PANEL DISCUSSION AND NETWORKING RECEPTION
Monday, October 26
4:30 to 7:00 p.m.
THE RODINO CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE BANQUET
Wednesday, October 28
6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
The Peter W. Rodino Jr. Society will hold its annual banquet to honor three legal professionals. The Rodino Society’s mission is to uphold the legacy of Congressman Rodino by promoting and supporting the endeavors of attorneys and judges while celebrating Italian-American heritage.
The dinner will be held in the Metropolitan Room at the Newark Club, One Newark Center, 22nd floor. The cost is $75 per person or $750 for a table of 10. The cost for graduates of the Classes of ’15, ’14 and ’13 is $50. Make your reservation at law.shu.edu/rodinoevent by October 21 or for more information, please contact Yolonda Harrison, Director of Student Services, at email@example.com or call 973-642-8707.
HOT TOPICS IN LIFE SCIENCES LAW
Friday, October 30
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Please join us for Hot Topics in Life Sciences Law, presented by Mayer Brown and the Seton Hall Law Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy.
The symposium will explore emerging issues and legal trends impacting the life sciences industry, including:
- Successful partnering in drug development
- Protecting drug franchises through litigation and patent office proceedings
- Cybersecurity, privacy and data breaches
- Internal investigations and ethical implications
- Resolving disputes and limiting litigation exposure
Participants will include members of the judiciary, academia, in-house counsel and industry practitioners.
The symposium will take place at Seton Hall Law. 5 NY/NJ credits will be awarded. Make your reservation at law.shu.edu/mayerbrown, or for more information please contact Kaye Willis at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-263-3135.
NIGHT OF LIGHTS
Monday, November 30
THE GIBBONS INSTITUTE AT SETON HALL LAW PRESENTS: RE-CHARTING A GLOBAL PATENT LITIGATION STRATEGY IN VIEW OF THE NEW EUROPEAN UNITARY PATENT AND UNIFIED PATENT COURT
Thursday, December 3
5:00 to 8:00 pm
FREE ALUMNI CLE - FAMILY LAW & E-DISCOVERY
Wednesday, January 20
5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
ASIA-PACIFIC HEALTHCARE COMPLIANCE EDUCATION PROGRAM
Monday, February 29
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We want to hear your good news! Visit Seton Hall Law Connect to share your latest career successes with the entire Seton Hall Law community. If you have not yet updated your profile in Seton Hall Law Connect, use the log-in information included in the email that linked to this issue of Alumni News and Notes. For more information about your Seton Hall Law Connect registration, please contact Lori Thimmel, Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at email@example.com or call 973-642-8711.
We hope to see you soon!