Pathway to the Profession E-Newsletter, Issue 6, Fall 2016

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Section Happenings

Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law (TICL) Section

TICL Tweets!  Find out more here!

General Practice Section 

Improvisational Acting in the Courthouse.  

Criminal Justice Section

Join the Criminal Justice Section for FREE and become involved in the CJS Law Student Committee

NYSBA Annual Meeting

Monday, January 23, 2017 thru Friday, January 28, 2017 

Featured Articles

ABA Externships 
by Priyanka Verma

Under the previous standard, students were barred from receiving compensation for field placements.[1] There have been many arguments for and against this issue. Some argue that allowing credit for paid externships is particularly valuable for poor students and others who may be having difficulty in making ends meet.[2]

Becoming Involved in Pro Bono Opportunities
by Anjelica Mantikas

We are in the midst of one of the most exciting and terrifying times in history. People are going to look back and question our generation’s actions in this Presidential Election, the economic recession, the refugee crisis, police and community relations, terrorist attacks, climate change and much more. As law students, we are in a unique position to make a difference now even if we do not have the money or resources. 

IUCN WCC from a Law Student’s Perspective
by Jeshica Patel

As a student interested in international environmental law, when I got an email from my school asking if I would like to participate in motion drafting for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress (WCC), I jumped on board. Little did I know at the time, how large of a role I would have as a law student.

Young Lawyers Section Law Student Committee
by Erin Flynn, Chair Young Lawyers Section

On behalf of our Section, I am excited to welcome you as new members of the Young Lawyers Section. With over 10,000 law students in the State of New York we look forward to making sure we provide services that are valuable to you as you pursue your legal career.

Pathway on the Road - Pictures from some of our Events this semester.