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Rogerson Recognized for Clinical Impact

Sarah Rogerson AALS Gilbert Award

Congratulations to Albany Law School Professor Sarah Rogerson, recipient of the 2019 M. Shanara Gilbert Award—one of the most prestigious national honors in clinical legal education!

Professor Rogerson is the founding director of the Immigration Law Clinic. Established in 2015, the Immigration Law Clinic—part of The Justice Center at Albany Law School—has become a vital entity in Albany and New York State, providing free legal services to undocumented immigrants who seek a lawful path to citizenship.

Professor Rogerson is the founding director of the Immigration Law Clinic. Established in 2015, the Immigration Law Clinic—part of The Justice Center at Albany Law School—has become a vital entity in Albany and New York State, providing free legal services to undocumented immigrants who seek a lawful path to citizenship.

“We are so proud of Professor Rogerson, a tireless advocate for justice and a force in legal education,” said President and Dean Alicia Ouellette. “Through her work with the Immigration Law Clinic, she not only has made an impact on the lives of countless clients and students, but also has set the bar for Albany Law School’s excellent clinical program.”

She is the second recipient from Albany Law School; Professor Melissa Breger received the Gilbert Award in 2005.

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