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  • 12.23.14 Brooklyn Law School Takes BLIP Around the World
    Blip Clinic

    The pioneering Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic (BLIP), which represents Internet, new media, communications and other tech entrepreneurs and innovators on both business and policy advocacy, is involved in a growing number of initiatives in the U.S. and abroad to advance this complex and rapidly changing field.

  • 12.08.14 CUBE Co-Sponsors Small Business Legal Academy at Brooklyn Law School

    On Wednesday, November 19, Brooklyn Law School hosted the Second Small Business Legal Academy (SBLA), a one-day event bringing together corporate law firms, civil legal services organizations, financial services consultants, City and State agencies and other service providers to strengthen New York City's vibrant and diverse small-business community. The event was presented by the Association of Pro Bono Counsel, nine of the leading nonprofit civil legal services organizations in New York City, and Brooklyn Law School’s  Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE).

  • 12.04.14 Brooklyn Law School Mourns the Passing of Herman Badillo ’54, Public Service Icon and Longtime Board Member
    Herman Badillo

    It is with profound sadness that Brooklyn Law School mourns the loss of Herman Badillo, Class of 1954, and a longtime member of the Board of Trustees who served for 20 years. He died Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at the age of 85.

  • 12.03.14 Justice Chin Brandt ’74 and Justice Tom ’75, Pioneering Asian-American Judges, Featured Speakers at Historical Society of the New York Courts Program

    Hon. Dorothy Chin Brandt `74, Hon. Peter Tom `75, and Hon. Randall Eng, the first three Asian-American judges in New York, will be the focus of the 2014 Stephen R. Kaye Memorial Program, “Asian-Americans and the Law: New York Pioneers in the Judiciary,” taking place at the Historical Society of the New York Courts on December 15.

  • 12.03.14 Brooklyn Law School Hosts AG Schneiderman at Forum on Combatting Foreclosure Rescue Scams

    On Tuesday, December 2, Dean Nicholas Allard welcomed Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Public Advocate Letitia James, Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs Julie Menin, and a host of other local and state level elected officials to the Subotnick Center at Brooklyn Law School for the “Combatting Foreclosure Rescue Scams: Taking Action Against Predatory Schemes” forum.

  • 11.17.14 BLS Hosts Charity Roast of Dean Allard
    Brooklyn Law School Dean Nick Allard Roast

    On November 13, Brooklyn Law School held a charity roast of President and Dean Nicholas Allard to benefit the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice.

  • 11.08.14 Statement from Brooklyn Law School Dean Nicholas Allard on the Nomination of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

    "Under Loretta Lynch, the Office of United States Attorney for the Eastern District has been known for fulfilling the most important role of a prosecutor—"to do justice"—by fair and equitable treatment of the accused, while actively protecting the communities in its jurisdiction."

  • 10.31.14 Building New Ground: Centers, Institutes, and Fellowship Programs

    Our graduates are making gifts that fuel innovation and pioneer change through the creation of new centers and the development of ground-breaking programming which help attract students and raise the profile of the Law School.

  • 10.31.14 All for One: The Team Challenge
    Brooklyn Law School - Professor Jodi Balsam

    The Law School’s Team Challenge was created to encourage alumni at law firms and companies to reconnect with their alma mater. Within each firm or company, volunteer Team Captains take the lead in inspiring their BLS colleagues to join together to meet the 100% Team Challenge: a gift of any amount made to BLS during the fiscal year 2014-2015 counts toward participation. By participating in the Challenge, alumni help raise essential funds, increase overall alumni giving participation, strengthen the BLS network, and enhance the profile or their law firm or company.

  • 10.31.14 A Class Gift: The Dean’s Annual Giving Challenge

    One of Dean Allard’s initiatives early on was to involve graduates, no matter how recent, in the business of giving. He created the Dean’s Annual Giving Challenge for members of each graduating class to join together for a fundraising campaign to give back to the Law School community and leave their mark as a class. All contributions go to the Annual Fund, which supports scholarships for students and helps the Law School attract talented faculty, advance its academic programs, and maintain its competitive advantage among the country’s top law schools.

  • 10.31.14 Leading the School: The 1901 Society
    1901 Society Logo

    This year marked the beginning of exciting new changes to the 1901 Society, an influential group of alumni and friends of Brooklyn Law School from a wide range of backgrounds and careers in private practice, government, business, and industry who have made an ongoing commitment to support the Law School (1901 Society members donate $5,000 per year; Associates, who are recent graduates from the last ten years, donate $1,000 per year).  The Law School has refocused the 1901 Society so that members now have the opportunity to invest in the school in a more meaningful way and can play a more active role in shaping the future of BLS.

  • 10.31.14 The Power of Participation: GOLD Director’s Council

    The impetus for the creation of the Director’s Council, a group of dedicated recent graduates from the last 10 years who make annual gifts, comes from a genuine sentiment that these alumni can make a real impact on the Law School’s next chapter. The Council creates an exclusive opportunity for graduates of the last decade to network, socialize, and build relationships with other BLS leaders, and it helps to develop Brooklyn Law School’s future leaders.

  • 09.26.14 Brooklyn Law School’s BLIP Clinic and Prof. Jonathan Askin: Training a New Generation of Lawyers to Represent Tech, Internet, and New Media Companies
    Blip Clinic

    Professor Jonathan Askin’s six-year-old Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy (BLIP) Clinic is tackling some of the most critical and timely issues in technology — detailed in a recent article in The Brooklyn Paper.

  • 09.19.14 Office of Career and Professional Development Adds New Talent: Fei Zhong ’06 and Robin Nackman
    Fei Zhong

    This year, the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) continues its trajectory, with two new attorneys who will bolster its ability to work on its students behalf from professional development, through interviewing, to job placement.

  • 09.05.14 Brooklyn Law School Appoints Three New Trade Secrets Fellows
    TSI Fellows 2014-2015

    Brooklyn Law School’s Trade Secrets Institute (TSI), a pioneering intellectual property initiative, is pleased to announce three new TSI Fellows who will serve for the 2014-2015 academic year: Alexandra Caleca ’15, Paul Fraulo ’15, and Diyang Liu ’15 to serve as TSI Fellows.

  • 08.20.14 Monday, August 25 -- BLS Service Day
    BLS Service Day

    On Monday, August 25, Brooklyn Law School will hold its inaugural Service Day in Brooklyn. More than 150 BLS student, faculty, and staff volunteers will work with the Prospect Park clean-up, the Bed-Stuy food pantry, the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, the NYC Parks Department, and other efforts.  

  • 08.18.14 Brooklyn Law School’s Entering Class Size Increases for Second Consecutive Year

    On Tuesday, August 19, Brooklyn Law School (“BLS”) held opening exercises welcoming 399 new students, reflecting an increase of 30 students over last year’s entering class. Selected from nearly 3,400 applicants, the admitted class is distributed across the Law School’s flexible program options.

  • 07.17.14 BLS Among Law Schools with Top Employment Rates, According to National Jurist

    BLS was among just 20 law schools to improve their employment rate by 10 percent or more for recent graduates, according to new rankings in The National Jurist

  • 06.23.14 Dean Allard on 'Broken' Law School Model in New Op-Ed
    Dean Allard

    In a new op-ed for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dean Nick Allard describes the backdrop of legal education and why the Law School’s upcoming tuition reduction is so significant. 

  • 06.18.14 Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) Featured at CALI Conference This Weekend
    Jared Brenner

    CUBE will play a prominent role at this weekend’s CALI Conference for Law School Computing, a high-profile event at Harvard Law School. 

  • 06.13.14 BLS Clinic Partner 'Youth Represent' Featured in New York Times
    Youth Represent

    Youth Represent, a community-based organization that works closely with BLS students enrolled in the Youth Reentry and Legal Services Clinic and provides legal services to young people, was recently featured twice in the New York Times.

  • 05.01.14 BLS Board of Trustees Appoints Three New Members
    Brooklyn Law School
    Brooklyn Law School has announced three outstanding additions to its Board of Trustees: The Honorable Claire R. Kelly ’93, U.S. Court of International Trade; Debra Humphreys ’84, Founder and Chair of the Board of Trustees, Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School; and Manuel H. Quintana, Founder and President, Bravo! Bravo! Sports Management and Marketing Inc.
  • 04.25.14 Dean Allard Visits Fox Business Network and CNBC to Discuss 15% Tuition Reduction

    Dean Nick Allard appeared today on “Varney & Co.,” the top-rated program on the Fox Business Network, to discuss Brooklyn Law School’s upcoming 15 percent tuition cut.

  • 04.03.14 Brooklyn Law School Announces 15% Tuition Cut, Initiatives to Address Law School Accessibility and Affordability
    Brooklyn Law School
    Brooklyn Law School’s (BLS) Board of Trustees today announced a 15 percent across-the-board tuition reduction, beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. The cost reduction program further enhances an evolving package of student-centric initiatives designed to address the national challenges of law school accessibility, affordability, and quality.
  • 03.24.14 Scalia at La Scala: BLS Hosts a Memorable Evening with Justice Antonin Scalia
    On Friday, March 21, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Law School hosted a stimulating conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia moderated by Judge Andrew P. Napolitano, a BLS Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law.
  • 03.21.14 IBL Center Hosts Breakfast Roundtable with SEC Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney
    IBL Andrew Ceresney

    SEC Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney spoke at a recent IBL Breakfast Roundtable on the role of international cooperation and globalization in SEC enforcement.

  • 02.13.14 Winter Storm Update as of Thursday, February 13 at 12 noon
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    As of 12 noon, Brooklyn Law School is open. Day and evening classes will take place as scheduled. As with past storms, we will make arrangements for the recording of all classes for students who may have difficulty getting to the Law School.

  • 02.10.14 New Scholarship Honors Judge and Former Dean I. Leo Glasser
    Judge Glasser luncheon

    To honor the life and career of Brooklyn Law School’s fifth dean, Judge I. Leo Glasser, the Board of Trustees has created The Glasser Scholarship.

  • 02.08.14 BLS Announces New International Programs and Opportunities
    International Human Rights Fellowship

    Over the last decade, Brooklyn Law School has seen a dramatic expansion of international opportunities. Students can now apply to exciting semester-long exchange programs — in Argentina, China, England, France, Germany, Ireland, and Israel — through partnerships with prestigious law schools worldwide.

  • 02.07.14 BLS Announces New Mandatory Clinic Requirement; Ranks as a ‘Top School for Clinics’
    Reiss Clinic

    Brooklyn Law School has long been known as a trailblazer in providing clinic experience. Recently, BLS faculty took this reputation a step further, mandating that students complete at least one clinic or externship course before graduation.


  • 02.04.14 Brooklyn Law School OPEN Wednesday, February 5th.
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    Like New York City public schools, Brooklyn Law School will remain open today, February 5. We will make arrangements to record 9am classes. Please exercise caution when traveling.

  • 02.03.14 Brooklyn Law School will remain open Monday, February 3, 2014
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    Brooklyn Law School will remain open Monday, February 3, 2014. Evening classes will take place as scheduled.

    Please exercise your own judgment regarding travel based on your own particular circumstances.

  • 01.28.14 BLS Journals Highlight Citizenship, Drones, and Copyright Infringement Issues

    Among the timely topics featured in Brooklyn Law School journals are birthright citizenship and copyright infringement, featured in the spring 2014 issue of the Brooklyn Law Review and the current issue of Practicum, respectively.

  • 01.28.14 Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) and the 'Tech Mecca' Featured in Business Insider
    CUBE logo

    With technology companies flourishing across Brooklyn, the benefits of this new ecosystem hold incredible potential – reflected in the Law School’s Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE), according to a new Business Insider article.

  • 01.21.14 Storm Update: Law School will be open Wednesday, January 22
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    Brooklyn Law School will be open Wednesday, January 22, 2014. All regularly scheduled classes will take place as well as other scheduled activities.

    Please note that 9AM classes will be recorded for students who may have difficulty getting to the Law School.

  • 01.10.14 Brooklyn Law School Announces Expanded Resources for Public Service and Appoints Danielle Sorken as Director
    Danielle Sorken 2

    Brooklyn Law School has long been known for its commitment to developing a strong public interest/public service community among students and its graduates. Dean Nick Allard announced a number of new staffing resources that reinforce this commitment and will enhance the Law School’s strength and reputation in this area.

  • 01.02.14 Weather Closing: the Law School will be closed Friday, January 3, 2014
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    With the impending winter storm/blizzard that is heading our way and the difficulty that many of our staff who travel a distance to get to the Law School, we will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 3.

    Please note the following:

    • The library will be closed and will open at the regular scheduled hours on Saturday.  
    • All administrative offices will be closed, but 250 Joralemon St. will be open its usual hours and 1 Boerum Place will be open from 9am until 5pm.

    Please exercise caution when traveling and stay warm and safe.