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Making A Difference: Case Digests

Center for Social Justice professors help Seton Hall Law students build critical legal and professional skills as they work together, taking on real cases - and getting real results that make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities. Here is a sampling of some of the CSJ's most impactful cases of the past several years.

July 1, 2008: Center for Social Justice Files Class-Action Suit against Predatory Lenders

June 5, 2008: Students Win Argument in the Second Circuit

April 24, 2008: Students Win Two Asylum Cases in Newark Immigration Court

April 2, 2008: Students Secure Asylum for Persecuted Turkish Christian

February 2008: Students Win Asylum for Mother of Newborn Twins Convicted of Mail Fraud

February 21, 2008:  Prof. Bryan Lonegan and Jessica Goldfinger, '08 and Christina Parlapiano, '08, filed an amicus brief on behalf of Human Rights Watch in the Matter of S-Y-, a case before the Board of Immigration Appeals regarding whether child soldiers are ineligible for asylum as persecutors of others.

January 24, 2008: Professor Baher Azmy and former Clinical Teaching Fellow Scott Michelman Represent Newark Photographer in Suit against the Newark Police

Immigrant Workers Clinical Student Secures Client's Release