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Alumni, faculty and current Berkeley Law students teach and mentor local high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds to analyze situations from a legal perspective and develop tools for making positive change. The programinstills a belief that they belong and can succeed on a college campus, in a law school and in a professional workplace regardless of their background.
Four Berkeley Law scholars, all noted experts in their respective fields, assess the reasoning and implications of the latest key rulings. An essential primer for #BoaltReunion2016 SCOTUS Update MCLE panel
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Bob Rhodes '68 received the Leadership Florida  Governor Le Roy Collins Lifetime Achievement Award

Arlene B. Mayerson '77 will receive the ABA’s Paul G. Hearne Award for Disability Rights

Rod Gilmore '86 More Than Your Average Broadcaster , Newhouse Sports

Steven Hellman '89 appointed Chief Restructuring Officer of FESCO Transportation Group , Port News

Miguel Márquez '96 appointed Chief Operating Officer for the County of Santa Clara, La Oferta

Jennifer S. Madden '97  elected  as a judge for the Alameda County Superior Court

In his third book, which he calls a "not very fictional fiction," protagonist Sean Cogan is convinced that our system is no longer “of, by and for the people,” and that all three branches of government are bought and paid for. With the help of a few old friends, Cogan decides to shake things up and embarks on an exciting and dangerous ride. Read a review via Bloomberg Law.
Looking for a late summer page turner? Check out the Law Library's summer 2016 recommendations .
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Sept 8: Cyber: Prepare, Prevent, Mitigate, Restore℠ –  The  Travelers Institute , Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center City and County of San Francisco CNET  and  Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy  will host an educational symposium helping businesses and organizations tackle evolving cyber threats.
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