News & Resources

  • 12.22.15 | Resources

    Information Sessions on February 11 at Hostos Community College

    February 11, 2015 Two Information Sessions will be held at Hostos Community College. Info Session One 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Info Session Two 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Room TBD At Skadden information sessions, potential applicants meet staff and faculty and learn about our program, including the application process, scholarships, LSAT preparation, and pre-law…

  • Skadden Scholar Publishes Book Review

    12.21.15 | Alumni Spotlight, Student Spotlight

    Skadden Scholar Publishes Book Review

    Natasha Levy, a current Skadden scholar in Cohort 6, published a review of Denis A. Spellberg’s Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founding Fathers in the Journal of Islamic Law and Culture at the University of Arkansas. Levy notes that Jefferson owned a copy of the Qur’an and defended the religious freedom of Muslims in the…

  • Interview with Skadden Alumna

    11.24.15 | Alumni Spotlight, Student Spotlight

    Interview with Skadden Alumna

    Vera Quagliato: When Things Get Tough Remind Yourself of Why You are in Law School.  Vera Quagliato is a current student at Fordham law school. She discusses how the Skadden program helped her prepare to take on law school, and the importance of being involved with activities outside of the classroom. This interview was conducted…

  • Interview with Skadden Alumna

    09.23.15 | Alumni Spotlight, Student Spotlight

    Interview with Skadden Alumna

    Maria Lukashova, in her third year at CUNY Law School, discusses how the Skadden Program prepared her for law school and the legal advocacy she plans to do after law school. This interview was conducted over the phone and edited.   Tell me about the work you’re doing, specifically a project that is most meaningful…

  • Congratulations Skadden Class of 2015!

    08.26.15 | Alumni Spotlight

    Congratulations Skadden Class of 2015!

    On May 28th, twenty-four Skadden students received their bachelor’s degree. Twenty-two of our graduates received Latin honors. This year’s graduates are: Kristine Abrenica, Marcos Alvarez, David Burgoa, Saye Chantl-Joseph, Karen Chicas, Jennifer Couch, Michael Cruz, Felix DeJesus, Carry Fils-Aime, Paula Garcia-Salazar, Fatema Jannat, Lena Kheir, Myriam Pauta, Stephen Peters, Ginelle Plaisir, Vera Quagliato, Maximilien Rief,…

  • 07.27.15 | Resources

    Information Session on October 29

    October 29, 2015 12:30 P.M. Skadden Seminar Room, NAC 4/133 at CCNY At Skadden information sessions, potential applicants meet staff and faculty and learn about our program, including the application process, scholarships, LSAT preparation, and pre-law curriculum. We welcome CCNY students from all majors, transfer students, and faculty members who may be interested in referring…

  • 07.27.15 | Resources

    Law School Admissions Panel

    October 15, 2015 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM NAC 4/133 (Skadden Seminar Room) Law school representatives will discuss the law school application process. Refreshments will be served. RSVP Required (Reply to skaddenhonorsprog@gmail.com) Read about our program.  

  • 07.27.15 | Resources

    Information Session on September 17

    September 17, 2015 12:30 P.M. Skadden Seminar Room, NAC 4/133 at CCNY At Skadden information sessions, potential applicants meet staff and faculty and learn about our program, including the application process, scholarships, LSAT preparation, and pre-law curriculum. We welcome CCNY students from all majors, transfer students, and faculty members who may be interested in referring…

  • 07.06.15 | Alumni Spotlight

    Skadden Scholars Admitted to 32 Law Schools

    Next year, 15 Skadden Scholars will be attending law schools across the country. The following schools welcomed Skadden Scholars to their Fall 2015 1L classes: Harvard Law School Washington University School of Law Emory University School of Law Fordham University School of Law Concord Law School St. Johns University School of Law Brooklyn Law School…

  • Interview With Skadden Alumna Ruth Merisier

    07.06.15 | Alumni Spotlight

    Interview With Skadden Alumna Ruth Merisier

    Ruth Merisier: Reach Outside Your Comfort Zone Ruth Merisier was a member of the second cohort of Skadden scholars. She graduated from The University of California Berkeley School of Law in May 2015, and she has accepted a position at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York City. This interview was conducted over the…