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Nevada families no longer have to pay thousands of dollars in fines and fees when they have a child in the juvenile delinquency system, thanks to the initiative of Savannah Reid '20 (left) and Dagen Downard '20 (center), students in Berkeley Law's Policy Advocacy Clinic.

Earlier this month, Berkeley Law hosted the Pipeline to Law Initiative, which brings Native American college students from across the country to Berkeley for a workshop that offers LSAT prep support, networking, mentorship, and information about law school application criteria and funding options.
JULY 31: Alumni Reception in NYC with Dean Chemerinsky RSVP
OCTOBER 4-5: Registration for Alumni Reunion Weekend is now open! Come back to Berkeley and reconnect with fellow alumni, enjoy engaging MCLE programming, and learn about the ways Berkeley Law is making an impact in the world today.
NOVEMBER 5: LA Alumni Chapter Panel Event. More information to follow.

NOVEMBER 7: San Francisco Alumni Chapter Inaugural Event . More information to follow.

NOVEMBER 13: Silicon Valley Alumni Chapter Inaugural Event. More information to follow.
SEPT 13-15: AI Unlocked — Do you want to better understand how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning relate to your work? Join Berkeley Law Executive Education for  AI Unlocked , a three-day executive academy that provides a foundational understanding of AI and its near and long-term applications, explores the myths and realities surrounding the technology, and delves into the legal, social and policy implications of AI.  UC Berkeley alumni and group discounts available Learn more and apply .
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Mori Rubin '80 , was elected to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Mori is the Regional Director for Region 31 of the National Labor Relations Board.  

Cynthia Lee '89 was named the Edward F. Howrey Professor of Advocacy, an endowed chair, at The George Washington University Law School

Julie Cantor '00 , " Mandatory Measles Vaccination in New York City — Reflections on a Bold Experiment ," New England Journal of Medicine (July 11, 2019)

Benjamin Templin '98 will be a visiting professor of law at Mercer University for the 2019-20 academic year

Norma J. Williams '77 was selected statewide to receive the inaugural Excellence In Practice Award given by the Solo and Small Firm Section of the California Lawyers Association. The award is to honor a solo or small firm attorney who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and dedication to the legal profession and has contributed to the betterment of the practice of law. She accepted the award at a ceremony in Huntington Beach on June 14.
In an op-ed , Class of 2019 LL.M. alumnae Sophie Allaert , Mélina Cardinal-Bradette , and Elif Sert write that to protect children's fundamental rights from digital data collection, we need a new data protection framework. " How to Protect Our Kids Data and Privacy " Wired (July 7, 2019).
Seismic Brewing Co., sustainable brewery founded by alumnus Christopher Jackson '17 , opened their first physical plant, taproom in The Barlow in Sebastopol .
International Association of Berkeley Law Alumni in Europe 52nd Reunion
IABA ­– the International Association of Berkley Law alumni in Europe ­– held its 52nd   annual reunion in the ancient and beautiful Greek city of Athens in June. The reunion was organized by Nikos Moussas LL.M. '88 and featured a lecture by Berkeley Law Professor Stavros Gadinis.

View more photos from Athens here .
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