UC Berkeley School of Law alumna wins Pulitzer Prize for national reporting

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On Tuesday, UC Berkeley School of Law alumna Abbie VanSickle, alongside a team of reporters whom she worked with, won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. It was awarded for investigative reporting on the use of police dogs across the country.

Abbie VanSickle, an alumna from the UC Berkeley School of Law and a staff writer for The Marshall Project, received news on Friday that she and the team of reporters that VanSickle had worked with were the recipients of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting.
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Growing through the years: Debbie Pitcher

Michelle had worked so hard for that day, for this future. It was time for her to get ready to move far away — to my home state of California, to the school where Uncle Don taught, to where history was and is still being made. Though I worried about her stress and safety, I reminded myself when it came time for orientation that this is my daughter: she is prepared to take on the world.
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