Faculty Receive Award for Technological Assistance

Professors Mary Marsh Zulack, Conrad Johnson,
and Brian Donnelly, Director of Instructional Support Services, have been awarded the New York Legal Aid Society's 2003 Pro Bono Publico Technology and Law Award. The award recognized their work (as well as the work of their students) in the Lawyering in the Digital Age Clinic, which teaches students the effective use of technology through real cases. Serving as technology consultants, the clinic helped Legal Aid lawyers integrate technology into their housing, domestic violence, community development, and civil rights practices. The Law School clinic also designed the Harlem office's Community Technology Center, which helps residents obtain legal information as well as computer skills. The center will likely serve as a model for other neighborhood Legal Aid office