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The HWS Update

In the fall, Isabella Pardales ’21 will pursue her Juris Doctor at Vermont Law School where she intends to focus on environmental stewardship. Graduating summa cum laude in environmental studies and studio art, Isabella Pardales ’21 will soon study energy law at Vermont Law School where she hopes to dive deep into complex regulatory and legal environmental

Stephen Ponticiello ’21 will attend Cornell Law School in the fall to study medical malpractice law.

This month, Laura Sydell ’83, former digital culture correspondent for National Public Radio, will discuss her new work in progress, a solo theatre piece at the Bay Area performance space The Marsh. In a new theater piece, Red Meat for the Alt. Right, Laura Sydell ’83, who served as digital culture correspondent for National Public Radio

The children of the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will accept the Elizabeth Blackwell Award on their mother’s behalf. In recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary achievements and public service, including authorship of landmark decisions impacting women’s rights and gender discrimination, the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be

Liz Crotty ’93 has entered the race to become Manhattan’s next District Attorney. Liz Crotty ’93 is running to be Manhattan’s next District Attorney (DA). Having worked on both sides of the courtroom, as a prosecutor when she served as Manhattan’s Assistant District Attorney, and as a criminal defense lawyer and founding member of Crotty

As an intern for Canandaigua City Court, Alicia Quarterman ’22 observed criminal court every morning, where cases ranged from various misdemeanors to felony charges. From learning about court proceedings, to working with the district attorney and city clerks, Quarterman says the experience gave her a comprehensive understanding of criminal law and the criminal justice system.

Hobart and William Smith undergraduates are invited to attend an information session about the Law Early Admissions Program (LEAP) on Saturday, Oct. 10. Following a 2019 memorandum of understanding, Hobart and William Smith students may earn their bachelor’s degree at the Colleges and their law degree from Cornell University through a “3+3” joint degree framework,

Maya Striuli ’22 has landed an internship at Bremer Law & Associates in Providence, R.I., a firm specializing in immigration law. Striuli will assist the team’s paralegals as she develops her passion for advocacy and immigration reform. Striuli, who is considering pursuing a law degree after graduation from HWS, sees the internship as an opportunity

Isabella Pardales ’21 is one of only 37 students in the nation to receive a prestigious 2020 scholarship from the Udall Foundation, which supports “future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields.” The foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to Native American nations

Zachary Poretz ’18 will begin his J.D. at Emory University School of Law this fall. Since graduating with a degree in political science, he has worked as a legal secretary at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C. “I was led to Emory Law because of the reputation of the institution,” says Poretz, who was