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Herstory in Lace

In 2018, the Law School commissioned a custom lace collar to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the investiture of Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’59 to the United States Supreme Court. Elena Kanagy-Loux of the Brooklyn Lace Guild created the intricate custom pattern mirroring the interlocking 25s that appear on the Law School’s commemorative book.

September 22, 2020

Sheila Boston ’93 Leads City Bar Association Into a Brave New World

A litigation partner at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer and a self-described person of faith, Boston is the first woman of color to be elected president of the New York City Bar Association. Her priorities include encouraging diversity and inclusion in the profession, navigating the repercussions of COVID-19, and safeguarding the rule of law.