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UCLA Law Student Receives Skadden Fellowship


December 19, 2012 -- Allison DiNoia Newcombe ’13, a student in the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, is a recipient of a prestigious 2013 Skadden Fellowship to work with the Alliance for Children’s Rights in Los Angeles. Through her two-year fellowship project,  Allison will address child sex trafficking, especially as it involves foster youth, with the goal of improving long-term outcomes for foster youth victims of sex trafficking in Los Angeles County.

Allison, who is currently a judicial extern in the Los Angeles Superior Court and president of the student organization Advocates for Children and Teens, recently published an article on the topic, titled “Child Sex Trafficking: A Domestic Crisis,” in the Huffington Post.  She is a graduate of Drexel University – College of Business Administration, where she received a B.S.B.A. degree in International Business and Legal Studies.