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Monday, January 4, 2021


Obergefell v. Hodges decision at SCOTUS

A crowd gathers at the U.S. Supreme Court after its ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states was delivered on June 26, 2015. Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com

Tuesday, December 8, 2020


Judge Winter and SCOTUS justices

(from left) U.S. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor '79, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Clarence Thomas '74 all gave tributes to Judge Ralph K. Winter '60 (center, right) at a special ceremony in September 2017 when Judge Winter received the 2017 Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award.

Friday, December 4, 2020


Susanna Evarts ’18 and Emily Villano ’19 addressing the press outside of a WIRAC case hearing on DACA in federal court in Brooklyn.

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We, as lawyers, can be builders too. We can use our tools to build a society in which every member of the new generation can celebrate her graduation — not only with joy but with well-founded hope for the future.”


Professor Anne L. Alstott

Class of 1987, 2013 Commencement Address