New York, N.Y. (January 19, 2011)—New York Law School is proud to announce the winners of its first ever “Learn law, take action” video contest, in which students created videos demonstrating how they (or their classmates) live the Law School’s motto.
The contest, opened to J.D. students enrolled in the fall
2010 semester, included three top prizes in the form grants that will be
applied to tuition and fees charged for the 2010-11 academic year.
First place winner is 3L Seena Ghaznavi, Evening Division, who took a comedic approach to in showing his work with the Institute for Information Law & Policy, the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, and by helping to create interactive study tools for professors and students.
Second place winner, 3L Jonathan Weinstein, Day Division, featured a classmate who participates in the Urban Law Clinic and an externship with the New York City Housing Court.
Third place winner, 3L James French, Day Division, interviewed four classmates who participate in the Legal Information for Families Today, the Sports Law Society, the Environmental Law Society, and the Domestic Violence Project.
Finalists in the video contest were chosen by a screening committee of faculty and administrators. The winners were then chosen by a vote from the entire New York Law School community.
To watch the winning videos please visit Student Video Contest.
About New York Law School
Founded in 1891, New York Law School is an independent law school located in lower Manhattan near the city’s centers of law, government, and finance. New York Law School’s renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in such areas as constitutional law, civil and human rights, labor and employment law, media and information law, urban legal studies, international and comparative law, and a number of interdisciplinary fields. The School is noted for its nine academic centers: Center on Business Law & Policy, Center on Financial Services Law, Center for International Law, Center for New York City Law, Center for Professional Values and Practice, Center for Real Estate Studies, Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families, Institute for Information Law & Policy, and Justice Action Center. New York Law School has more than 13,000 graduates and enrolls some 1,500 students in its full- and part-time J.D. program and its four advanced degree programs in financial services law, real estate, tax, and mental disability law studies. www.nyls.edu
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