S. Mayumi Grigsby testimonialS. Mayumi Grigsby '15 Honored by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
10.23.14  — S. Mayumi Grigsby has been named the 2014 Leadership Scholarship recipient by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The award is chosen based on high academic achievement, exceptional leadership qualities and involvement in community service. Mayumi was honored at the annual Top Women of the Law event on October 23. (more)

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Joel Quick '15 Takes First Place in the State Bar of Michigan's 13th Annual Environmental Law Essay Contest
09.01.14  — Joel Quick has has won first place in the 13th Annual Environmental Law Essay Contest, sponsored by the Environmental Section of the State Bar of Michigan, for his paper "Does Bowman v. Monsanto Co. provide a basis for common-law trespass suits against genetically engineered crop producers in state courts to remedy organic crop contamination?" Joel began the paper Professor Kara Swanson's Bioproperty seminar in the summer of 2013 as a 2L. It will be published in the Michigan Environmental Law Journal, an on-line bar publication. The award ceremony will be held in Grand Rapids on September 18th. 

Hannah Adams '15 Partipates in Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Review of the US in Geneva 
08.14.14 — Hannah Adams was in Geneva this week to promote a shadow report on racial discrimination in access to justice written by NUSL's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy and the Columbia Human Rights Institute. She blogs about the experience here.

Ashley McCormack '15 Awarded ABI Medal of Excellence
8.04.14 — Ashley McCormack '15 has been awarded a 2014 American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Medal of Excellence. Top law students from around the country are recognized through this program. Winners receive engraved medals and certificates, as well as a one-year ABI membership. (more)

Hannah Adams '15 to Receive National Lawyers Guild C.B. King Award
7.31.14 — Hannah Adams '15 has been honored with the 2014 National Lawyers Guild (NLG) C.B. King Law Student Award, which is given each year to a law student whose commitment to the struggle for justice is an example to others. The award will be presented at the 77th Annual Law for the People Convention in Chicago on September 6. (more)

Moriah Silver '15 Wins Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest
7.11.14 —  Moriah Silver's essay, ""The Second Rape": Legal Options for Rape Survivors to Terminate Parental Rights," has taken the top prize in the American Bar Association's 2014 Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest. (more)

Melanie Medalle '14 Awarded the LSRJ's Inaugural Reproductive Justice-HIV Fellowship!
6.2.14  —  Congratulations to Melanie Medalle '14, who will be the RJ-HIV Fellow at SisterLove. Her work is grounded by a community whole health lens, with an emphasis on the intersection between self-determination and the social determinants of health, reproductive and sexual health justice, racial and environmental justice. (more)

Danielle Alvarado Awarded 2014 Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship
5.30.14  — Danielle Alvarado '15 has been named the recipient of the Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Summer Fellowship for 2014 by the The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in partnership with the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law (CHRCL), and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIP/NLG). Danielle will use her time as a fellow to clerk at the New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice. (more)

Caroline Leonard '14 Wins American Bar Association's Professional Liability Writing Award
5.9.14 —  Leonard's winning essay was a legal memorandum to a hypothetical law firm management committee recommending a social media policy that would allow the firm to meet ethical obligations, avoid claims and use social media tools to market its practice areas. (more)

The Freedom to be Safe
5.8.14 — A group of stu­dents in NUSL's Domestic Violence Institute have crafted—and helped pass—a res­o­lu­tion making freedom from domestic vio­lence a human right in the city of Boston. (more)

Greg Dorchak '14 Selected as a 2014 Presidential Management Fellow
4.10.14 — Greg Dorchak will serve his fellowship as an Equal Opportunity Specialist at  the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is a flagship leadership development program for the Federal Government at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It was created more than three decades ago by Executive Order. The PMF Program received approximately 7,000 applicants for the 2014 application cycle. (more)

Jordan Payne '15 Wins National Law Review's Student Competition
3.11.14 — Jordan Payne's essay, "Conceiving Real Protection: Paternalistic Surrogacy Laws & The Necessity of Massachusetts Legislation that Appropriately Protects the Gestational Surrogate," has taken the top prize in the National Law Review's Winter 2014 Student Legal Writing Contest. (more)

Nicolle Vasquez '14 Awarded Prestigious Skadden Fellowship
12.10.13 — Nicolle Vasquez '14 will work with the Domestic Violence Action Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, addressing the legal needs of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the military. (more)

Neema Chaiban '14 Wins National Law Review's Student Competition
12.26.13 — Neema Chaiban's essay, "Reframing Climate Change: A Public Health-based Climate Change Framework," takes the top prize in the NLR's Fall 2013 Student Legal Writing Contest. (more)