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New York State Court of Appeals, Honor Jenny Rivera
Start Date: 9/4/2014Start Time: 1:40 PM
End Date: 9/4/2014End Time: 2:40 PM

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The Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies and the JJC Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program at St. John’s University School of Law Presents:
New York State Court of Appeals, Honor Jenny Rivera

When: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Time: 1:40-2:40p
Where: New Building-Rm L.63NB

The Honorable Jenny Riveragraduated from Princeton University, received her J.D from New York University School of Law, and her LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law. Judge Rivera was nominated to the NYS Court of Appeals in January 2013. By February 2013, New York State confirmed her appointment. Judge Rivera has spent her entire professional career in public service. She clerked for the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, in the Southern District of New York and in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Pro Se Law Clerk's Office. She worked for the Legal Aid Society's Homeless Family Rights Project, the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (renamed Latino Justice PRLDEF), and was appointed by the New York State Attorney General as Special Deputy Attorney General for Civil Rights. Judge Rivera has been an Administrative Law Judge for the New York State Division for Human Rights and served on the New York City Commission on Human Rights. Prior to her appointment, she was a tenured faculty member of the City University of New York School of Law where she founded and served as Director of the Law School's Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality.




Location Information:
New Building  (View Map)
59th Street and Eleventh Avenue
New York, NY
Contact Information:
Name: Jacqueline Nieves
Phone: 212.237.8749
Email: jnieves@jjay.cuny.edu
Jenny Rivera

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