Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending January 29, 2016

Senate confirms Wilhelmina Wright as U.S. judge in historic appointment.

In a recent visit to Harvard Law School Attorney General Loretta Lynch called criminal-justice reform “a transformative issue of our generation."

It’s difficult to wake up one morning and have that epiphany: You haven’t really found your passion—at all. Here at 8 tips that can assist you in discovering your passion.

5 Leadership Traits of Innovative Leaders.

Lawyers are oftentimes interrupted while working. Kate Mangan discusses, "How To Avoid Billing for Interruptions."

Ashley Fletcher is a 2L student at Seton Hall University School of Law. During the summer of 2015, Ms. Fletcher interned at Bristol Myers Squibb in the Research and Development legal group. As an undergraduate student at Emory University, Ms. Fletcher was an English major. Prior to attending law school she completed her Master of Arts in Health Advocacy at Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Fletcher’s Graduate Capstone Project focused on the intersections between Public Health and the Law and how the two fields can inform one another. After completing her Master’s program, Ms. Fletcher worked in the field of aging for three years both on policy oriented issues, and directly with Medicare beneficiaries. She is a member of the National Black Law Students Association, American Bar Association, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association.

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