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“The Court is pleased to support and collaborate with this important access to justice endeavor.”

— Hon. Thomas A. Adams, Administrative Judge, Tenth Judicial District, Nassau County

News

  • 31Mar
    2015

    Access to Justice Incubator Receives $100,000 Grant to Represent Unaccompanied Minors

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    The Hofstra Law Access to Justice Incubator is one of four Long Island organizations awarded $100,000 grants by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Shelter Rock in Manhasset to address the need for legal representation of unaccompanied minors in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Congregation members voted to issue the funds from its endowment so that children who have...

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  • 27Mar
    2014

    Fellows’ Blog

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    Since starting our fellowships with the Hofstra Law Access to Justice Incubator in March, 2014, we have had the unique and invaluable opportunity to tour the various courts in Nassau County, including normally restricted, behind the scenes access. This experience has been beneficial in two ways. First, it has allowed us to become acquainted with...

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  • 25Mar
    2014

    Access to Justice Incubator Announces Inaugural Fellows

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    The Hofstra Law Access to Justice Incubator recently announced the hiring of alumnae Siobhan Klassen ’13, as the inaugural Forchelli Curto Fellow, and Erin M. Ross ’13, as the inaugural Certilman Balin Fellow. The fellows are overseen by Lisa M. Petrocelli, Esq. ’94, executive director and managing attorney for the Incubator, and are being trained to provide the full...

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