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Professor Brian Sheppard created the study which helped secure the freedom of Sheldon Thomas.
Friday, March 17, 2023
Justice Served by Law School: Another Man Freed!

Spearheaded by Director Lesley Risinger J.D.’03, and Professor Emeritus Michael Risinger, the Law School's Last Resort Exoneration Project has secured the freedom of another man wrongfully convicted.

Photo of a gavel and scales.
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Seton Hall Law Ranks 31st in Nation for Bar Passage

Seton Hall University School of Law ranked 31st in the nation for first-time bar passage rate, exceeding the state average by more than 14 points, and other law schools in New Jersey by nearly 17.

Photo of Seton Hall Law School Leadership Fellows receiving a New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) award for their work in pro bono service.
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Law School Students Receive Pro Bono Bar Award

Nine Seton Hall Law students received an award from the NJSBA for developing informational videos for survivors of domestic and sexual violence who represent themselves in restraining order hearings.

Bryan Stevenson (photo credit Rog and Bee Walker for EJI)
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Seton Hall Represented at EJI Workshop

Seton Hall visited Bryan Stevenson's Equal Justice Initiative in recognition of the University's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Photo of Joseph Russo
Friday, November 11, 2022
Co-Sponsored Panel on “Achieving Just Mercy”

The MLK Leadership Program and the Law School join with the University Core to present a panel on Achieving Just Mercy; in connection with our FY SHU-Reads selection, Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.

Headshot image of U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger
Thursday, April 21, 2022
U.S. Attorney for NJ at Law School`s Gaming Bootcamp

New Jersey's top Federal Prosecutor, Philip R. Sellinger, will join the faculty of Seton Hall University School of Law’s Third Annual Gaming Law, Compliance, and Integrity Bootcamp.