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Shapiro '17 Interns with Philly DA

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is the largest prosecutor's office in Pennsylvania and one of the largest in the nation, handling more than 75,000 criminal cases every year. This summer, Jake Shapiro '17 interned in the office's south division, working alongside more than 300 attorneys, as well as police officers, parole officers and witnesses. Shapiro, a sociology major and internati...  More >>

Chirco '17 Interns at Department of Justice

During her internship this summer at the Consumer Protection Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice, Elizabeth "Biz" Chirco '17 is seeing firsthand how the federal government works to protect consumers' health, safety and financial wellbeing. In Washington, D.C., Chirco is learning investigative techniques and trial building tools that will help her to determine whether "to be in a private prac...  More >>

Mackie '77 Named Chair of Environmental Business Council

Thomas A. Mackie '77, managing shareholder of the Boston-based environmental law firm Mackie Shea, PC, has been elected chairman of the board of the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC). An environmental business lawyer, Mackie has more than 30 years of experience advising businesses and municipalities facing complex environmental issues. He steps into the role of chairman having s...  More >>

Barnett '16 to Attend Syracuse Law School

With his sights set on one day owning a law firm, Connor Barnett '16 will enter Syracuse University College of Law to pursue his J.D. this fall. The three-year program will allow Barnett to enhance his study with trial classes, internships, and clinic work. "I chose the Syracuse Law program because not only do they have an amazing curriculum but they offer many opportunities to gain experience in...  More >>

International War Crimes Appeals Judge Fisher '70 Opens Season

The Honorable Shireen Avis Fisher '70, William Smith College alumna and Justice of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, will be the first speaker of the 2015-2016 President's Forum Series on Monday, Sept. 21. As Justice of the Residual Special Court, Fisher presided over the appeal of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, the first sitting Head of State to be charged in an Internation...  More >>

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