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  • 12.17.15 Professor Roberta Karmel on Narrative and Financial Disclosures in Crowdfunding
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    In her latest New York Law Journal column on Securities Regulation, Professor Roberta Karmel examines “Crowdfunding: Narrative and Financial Disclosures.”

  • 12.16.15 “Spare the Rhetoric and Save the Refugees,” Argues Professor Maryellen Fullerton in Orlando Sentinel Op-ed
    Maryellen Fullerton

    In an op-ed that appears in the Dec. 16 edition of the Orlando Sentinel, Professor Maryellen Fullerton points to examples of major refugee crises – the Mariel refugee crisis of 1980, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, the fall of Saigon – to argue that the United States needs to act quickly to allow Syrian refugees into the country.

  • 12.11.15 Article by Professor Minor Myers on Appraisal Arbitrage Reviewed on JOTWELL
    Minor Myers

    JOTWELL (The Journal of Things We Like Lots), a website “where legal academics can go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new scholarship relevant to the law,” gave a positive review to “Appraisal Arbitrage and the Future of Public Company M&A,” by Professor Minor Myers (with Professor Charles Korsmo of Case Western Reserve School of Law).

  • 12.10.15 In Letter to The New York Times, Professor Cynthia Godsoe Calls for Better Treatment of Non-violent Juvenile Offenders
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    In a Letter to the Editor published in The New York Times Dec. 10, Professor Cynthia Godsoe argues that we should stop jailing nonviolent juvenile offenders and start providing more services and shelters for young people escaping violence. Professor Godsoe was responding to the newspaper’s Nov. 30 editorial “Women Behind Bars.”

  • 12.02.15 Professor Anita Bernstein Article on Judicary Law §487 Appears in New York Law Journal
    Anita Bernstein

    Professor Anita Bernstein’s article “Judiciary Law §487 Claims for Attorney Misconduct" appeared in the Nov. 24 edition of the New York Law Journal. This is the fourth article in a series on legal malpractice she contributes to the publication’s “Outside Counsel” column.

  • 11.25.15 Dean Nick Allard Responds to New York Times Editorial on Law Schools as Guest Columnist in Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Dean Nick Allard, serving as guest columnist for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle’s Pro Bono Barrister (a weekly column by Chuck Otey ’67), shared a letter he sent to law school deans nationwide, seeking to reframe the perception of today’s legal profession.

  • 11.20.15 In TIME Magazine Professor Susan Herman Explores the Role of the First Amendment in Recent Campus Activism
    Susan Herman

    In a column that appeared in TIME Magazine’s Ideas section, “ACLU President: We Didn’t Always Have Free Speech,” Professor Susan Herman points to the recent student protests at the University of Missouri as another important chapter in the longstanding battle for free speech and racial equality.

  • 11.18.15 Professor Adam Kolber Article a Top SSRN Download For Criminal Law & Procedure
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    An article by Professor Adam Kolber recently placed among the top 10 downloads of Criminal Law and Procedure papers on SSRN, the world’s top open-access repository for scholarly research. “Free Will as a Matter of Law” will appear in Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience in 2016.

  • 11.11.15 Professor Anita Bernstein Article on Matrimonial Malpractice Appears in New York Law Journal
    Anita Bernstein

    Professor Anita Bernstein’s article “Matrimonial Malpractice Before, During and After a Client's Divorce" appeared in the Oct. 30 edition of the New York Law Journal. This is the third article in a series on legal malpractice she contributes to the publication’s “Outside Counsel” column.

  • 11.10.15 Professor David Reiss, a Frequent Expert Commentator on Real Estate, Weighs in on the Sharing Economy
    David Reiss

    Amid the nearly nonstop media coverage of real estate finance and development, Professor David Reiss is called on frequently by major media outlets for his expertise and insights on the law and trends in this critical sector of the economy.

  • 11.06.15 Dean Nick Allard Weighs in on Unified Bar Exam with New Jersey Law Journal

    With New Jersey being among the recent states to consider adopting the Unified Bar Exam, the New Jersey Law Journal sought commentary from Dean Nick Allard, who in January 2015 testified on the proposal to adopt the UBE for New York. The UBE is a uniformly administered, graded, and scored exam offering a portable score that can be transferred to other UBE states. New York has since adopted the UBE, effective July 2016.

  • 10.30.15 Professor Jodi Balsam Featured in Media on Daily Fantasy Sports Scandal
    Jodi Balsam

    Professor Jodi Balsam, a sports law expert and former in-house counsel at the National Football League, has been a leading voice on the current controversy of daily fantasy sports and the reports of alleged “insider trading” among employees at the biggest names in the field, DraftKings and FanDuel. Over the last two weeks, Balsam has lent her expertise to the Los Angeles Times, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and radio talk show Phil Hulett and Friends.

  • 10.15.15 Professor Cynthia Godsoe in Yale Law Journal on the ‘perfect plantiffs’ in the same-sex marriage case
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    In her essay “Perfect Plaintiffs,” which appears in The Yale Law Journal Forum (Oct. 12), Professor Cynthia Godsoe examines the care in which the Supreme Court selected its plaintiffs in the same-sex marriage case Obergefell v. Hodges,  and how “acutely aware” the Court was of public opinion and its own historic legacy.

  • 10.05.15 Professor Joel Gora on the Roberts Court and Future of Free Speech
    Professor Joel Gora

    As the new U.S. Supreme Court term opened on Monday, Oct. 5, Professor Joel Gora says that “the [Chief Justice] Roberts Court may well be the most speech-protective Court in a generation – if not in the nation’s history – reaffirming and expanding extraordinary protection for free speech in a variety of settings.”

  • 10.01.15 Professor Gregg Macey on the Legal Fight for Environmental Justice
    Gregg Macey

    Years ago, Professor Gregg Macey spent weeks in a computer lab with two colleagues assembling a mix of spatial, demographic, and public health variables to explore the challenging issue of lead exposure in South Central Los Angeles. They constructed models of health outcomes and were ready to run their final regression. What they found surprised them.

  • 09.29.15 Professor K. Sabeel Rahman Named a 2016 New America Fellow
    Brooklyn Law School Professor K. Sabeel Rahman

    Professor K. Sabeel Rahman has been awarded a one-year fellowship with the New America Foundation. Rahman was one of 22 individuals selected for this honor for 2016. During his fellowship year, which began earlier this month, Rahman will develop a book about democracy in the “New Gilded Age” of economic and political inequality. Based on his own academic research and practice experience, the book will examine the role of democracy in addressing structural forms of economic inequality, including private power and the “new monopolies,” such as banks deemed “too big to fail” and corporate power in the information economy; urban inequality and economic development; and the changing nature of work and insecurity in the “gig” economy.

  • 09.25.15 “Bar Exam Not the Best Test of a Good Lawyer” Writes Dean Nick Allard in The New York Times Op-Ed

    “No one who graduates from an A.B.A.-accredited law school with a strong G.P.A. should have to take the bar exam. The current exam is very expensive, and not a great measure of competence to actually practice law,” Dean Nick Allard wrote in an op-ed published in the September 24 edition of The New York Times.

  • 09.21.15 Professor Aaron Twerski Receives Prestigious William L. Prosser Award
    Professor Aaron Twerski

    Aaron Twerski, the Irwin and Jill Cohen Professor of Law, has been honored with the prestigious William L. Prosser Award, given by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in recognition of outstanding contributions of law teachers in scholarship, teaching and service in torts and compensation systems. Professor Twerski, a preeminent authority on products liability, has been a faculty member at the Law School for nearly 30 years. He was presented with the award on January 8 at the annual AALS meeting in New York City.

  • 09.18.15 Professor Anita Bernstein Article on Legal Malpractice Appears in New York Law Journal
    Anita Bernstein

    Professor Anita Bernstein’s article “Avoidable and Actionable Errors by Personal Injury Lawyers" appeared in the Sept. 17 edition of the New York Law Journal. This is the second article in a series on legal malpractice she contributes to the publication’s “Outside Counsel” column.

  • 09.02.15 Professor Nelson Tebbe Comments on Religious Freedom in Wake of Marriage Equality Decision
    Professor Nelson Tebbe

    The historic U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, has raised questions of the role and limits of religious freedom and the law. Professor Nelson Tebbe, a nationally recognized expert on Constitutional Law, Law and Religion, and Professional Ethics, is being widely sought after to provide commentary on the decision as it related to religion and the constitution.

  • 09.02.15 Professor Lisa Smith Statement on Verdict in Trial of St. Paul’s School Student Owen Labrie
    Lisa Smith

    The jury in the St Paul’s case faced the challenge of evaluating the evidence in the context of the burden of proof in a criminal trial ’beyond a reasonable doubt.’ That standard is much higher than ’preponderance of the evidence” currently used in campus hearings, which is defined as ’more likely than not.’ 

  • 08.24.15 Professor Miriam Baer Chosen to Serve on City Marshal Committee
    Miriam Baer

    Professor Miriam Baer was among the 13 new members appointed to the New York City Mayor’s Committee on City Marshals. The committee establishes qualifying criteria for marshal candidates, identifies and recruits candidates, and recommends qualified individuals for appointment by the Mayor.

  • 08.19.15 Brooklyn Law School Faculty Scholarship, Brooklyn Law Review Among Tops in Field
    Faculty Scholarship

    Brooklyn Law School’s faculty has been named to the prestigious Leiter Top 40, ranking 33rd on the Leiter scale in scholarly impact as measured by citations. Among the Law School’s most-cited tenured faculty members were Professors William AraizaMiriam BaerAnita BernsteinDana Brakman ReiserI. Bennett CapersMarsha GarrisonEdward JangerRoberta KarmelElizabeth SchneiderLawrence SolanNelson Tebbe, and Aaron Twerski.

  • 08.13.15 Article by Professor Anita Bernstein on Legal Malpractice appears in New York Law Journal
    Anita Bernstein

    Professor Anita Bernstein’s article “Nine Easy Ways to breach Your Duty to a Real Estate Client" appeared in the Aug. 11 edition of the New York Law Journal. The article is the first in a series she will contribute to the publication’s “Outside Counsel” column.

  • 08.11.15 Professor Nelson Tebbe Quoted by Associated Press on First Amendment Issues Arising in Unlikely Venues
    Professor Nelson Tebbe

    Professor Nelson Tebbe, a nationally recognized expert on both Constitutional Law as well as Religion and Law, was quoted in a recent Associated Press story about the rising number of conflicts involving bakeries and the messages customers are requesting to be written on their cakes.

  • 08.10.15 Professor Jodi Balsam Presents at Global Alliance for Justice Education Conference
    Jodi Balsam

    Professor Jodi Balsam was a lead presenter at the 8th Worldwide Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Conference in Eskisehir, Turkey, on July 22. The conference, “Justice Education for a Just Society,” was attended by more than 350 academics, judges, lawyers, and law students from 50 countries, and included 200 presentations over the course of a week.

  • 07.31.15 Professor Simonson Discusses Police Body Cameras on Brian Lehrer Show
    Brooklyn Law School - Professor Jocelyn Simonson

    Professor Jocelyn Simonson appeared on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC July 31 to discuss issues raised by the use of police body cameras, as well as videos made by bystanders, in cases such as the recent shooting in Cincinnati of Samuel DuBose. Simonson told Lehrer that the ubiquitous presence of cameras is helping to bring to light the ways in which interactions with police for African-Americans in particular have ended in violence.

  • 07.31.15 Professor Cynthia Godsoe Examines Marital Rape Laws in Light of Comment by Trump’s Adviser
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    Donald Trump’s adviser Michael Cohen, who is an attorney, created a media firestorm recently when he stated that marital rape is not a crime. In her op-ed “Why 20 States Treat Raping Your Wife as a Lesser Crime,” which appeared on the news website TPM, Professor Cynthia Godsoe calls the comment “both offensive and wrong on the law” and explores how this belief still informs how some states handle marital rape, which is recognized as a crime in all 50 states.

  • 07.30.15 Professor Jodi Balsam in USA TODAY on Legal Battle between NFL and Tom Brady
    Jodi Balsam

    Professor Jodi Balsam, who served as the NFL's counsel for operations and litigation from 1994-2002 and as counsel to football operations from 2002-2007, commented in USA TODAY on the upcoming legal battle between New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady and the NFL, by way of Commissioner Roger Goodell.

  • 07.06.15 Professor Nelson Tebbe Comments on Religious Freedom in Wake of Marriage Equality Decision
    Professor Nelson Tebbe

    The historic U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, has raised questions of the role and limits of religious freedom and the law. Professor Nelson Tebbe, a nationally recognized expert on Constitutional Law, Law and Religion, and Professional Ethics, is being widely sought after to provide commentary on the decision as it related to religion and the constitution.

  • 06.26.15 Professor William D. Araiza on Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage
    Bill Araiza

    On Friday, June 26, the Supreme Court announced its long-awaited decision on same-sex marriage. In Obergefell v. Hodges, a five-justice majority held that both the Due Process and the Equal Protection clauses protected the rights of same-sex couples to wed. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the opinion, has long been the Court’s swing vote on gay rights issues. Justice Kennedy’s analysis rested squarely on what he described as the “fundamental” right to marry. After noting the history of the Court’s constitutional protection of the institution of marriage, he explained that the reasons the Court accorded that protection – reasons that included protection for individual autonomy and for family units – applied equally to same-sex couples.

  • 06.25.15 Professor Susan Herman Discusses First Amendment at Jerusalem Press Club
    Susan Herman

    Professor Susan Herman, president of the American Civil Liberties Union, participated in a panel at the international conference on the “Freedom of the Press” hosted by the Jerusalem Press Club on May 25.

  • 06.24.15 Professor I. Bennett Capers Awarded Stanley A. August Chair
    Bennett Capers

    Professor Bennett Capers has been awarded the Stanley A. August Chair in recognition of his excellence in teaching and scholarship. This endowed professorship was made possible by Dr. Stanley August ’83, who attended Brooklyn Law School while practicing medicine as a pediatrician. He passed away in 2013 and, as part of his estate, he made provisions to establish this new chair.

  • 06.22.15 Professor Marilyn Walter Receives Burton Award for Contributions to Legal Writing Education
    Brooklyn Law School Professor Marilyn Walter

    Professor Marilyn Walter has been named the 2015 recipient of the Burton Award for Contribution to Legal Writing Education. The award is presented to “the finest law school teacher who has promoted and advanced legal writing.” She received the award at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., on June 15.

  • 06.18.15 Professor Roberta Karmel Takes ‘A Look Back at the Flash Crash and Regulatory Initiatives’
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    In her Securities Regulation column for the New York Law Journal, Professor Roberta Karmel discusses HFT, direct electronic access, and dark pools, three developments that were publicly identified as possible causes of the 2010 Flash Crash before the arrest of a man trading from his parents' home in England for market manipulation, and the SEC's extensive rule-making initiative since the Flash Crash to alleviate some of the perceived dysfunctional aspects of the structure of the equity markets.

  • 06.18.15 Professors Christopher Beauchamp and Minor Myers Selected for Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum
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    Papers by Professors Christopher Beauchamp and Minor Myers were selected for the prestigious Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum, held at Harvard Law School on June 16-17. Brooklyn Law School was the only law school in the nation to have the papers of two faculty members separately selected for the annual Faculty Forum.

  • 06.09.15 Professor Lisa Smith '78 in The New York Times on Rising Crime Rates
    Lisa Smith

    Professor Lisa Smith '78, a former prosecutor, was quoted in the recent New York Times article, “In Grim Rape Statistics, Signs of Progress,” which examines the narrative behind statistics that illustrate rising instances of violence throughout the city.

  • 06.02.15 Professor Roberta Karmel Comments on ‘Implications of Omnicare’ in Securities Regulation & Law Report
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    Securities Regulation & Law Report featured an article by Professor Roberta Karmel, “Implications of ‘Omnicare,’” in its May 2015 issue on Antifraud coverage.

  • 06.01.15 Professor Jodi Balsam in The New York Times on NFL and Domestic Violence
    Jodi Balsam

    Professor Jodi Balsam, a former lawyer for the NFL, was quoted in the recent New York Times article, “Bears Stumble in N.F.L.’s Quagmire on Domestic Violence,” which illustrates the meandering path the NFL seems to take when addressing courses of action for accused players.

  • 05.29.15 Professor Christopher Beauchamp’s Book Earns Positives Reviews from Boston Review
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    Professor Christopher Beauchamp’s book, “Invented by Law: Alexander Graham Bell and the Patent That Changed America,” was the subject of a recent Boston Review article, How Patent Law Created Inventors.

  • 05.19.15 Professor Joe Crea’s 100th Birthday Receives National Attention
    Joseph Crea

    On May 18, Brooklyn Law School faculty, staff and friends gathered to wish happy birthday to Professor Emeritus Joe Crea ’47, who turned 100 on April 26. During the celebration, Professor Crea spoke with an Associated Press reporter about the classes he has taught and the secret to a long career.

  • 05.13.15 Professor Karen P. Simmons Receives State Bar’s Kay Crawford Murray Award
    Adjunct Professor Karen Simmons

    Adjunct Professor Karen P. Simmons, executive director of the Children's Law Center (CLCNY) in Brooklyn, was named the 2015 recipient of the Kay Crawford Murray Award by the Committee on Women in the Law of the New York State Bar Association.

  • 05.08.15 Professor Jodi Balsam in The New York Times on “Deflategate”
    Jodi Balsam

    Professor Jodi Balsam, a former lawyer for the NFL, contributed to a New York Times article “An Educated Guess at the Patriots’ Punishment,” that asked leading voices in sports law “What will the NFL do with Tom Brady and the Patriots?” An investigation had found  “it is more probable than not” that the New England Patriots intentionally deflated footballs to gain an advantage during this year’s A.F.C. championship game.   

  • 05.06.15 Professor David Reiss Shares Insight on Real Estate and Finance
    David Reiss

    Professor David Reiss was recently quoted in the May 6 Main Street article “Dipping Into Your 401(k) to Finance the Purchase of a Home is a Tricky Decision.”

  • 05.06.15 Professor Arthur Pinto Quoted in The Wall Street Journal

    In a Letter to the Editor of The Wall Street Journal published May 5, 2015, Professor Arthur Pinto responded to the Apr. 23 op-ed “Getting the Politics Out of Proxy Season.”

  • 04.29.15 Professor Miriam Baer Named ALI Adviser
    Professor Miriam Baer

    Professor Miriam Baer has been invited by the American Law institute (ALI) to serve as an adviser on the upcoming project “Principles of the Law, Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management for Corporations, Nonprofits, and Other Organizations.”

  • 04.24.15 Brooklyn Law School Professor Joseph Crea '47 Turns 100
    Joseph Crea

    Professor Joseph Crea, who turns 100 years old on April 26, has been teaching at Brooklyn Law School for over six decades, including a course in Commercial Paper and Banking as recently as 2014.

    The Law School will honor Professor Crea and seven others on June 11 at the Salute to Brooklyn Law School Icons Gala, which will be held on Ellis Island

  • 04.16.15 Professor Minor Myers Co-Authors New York Times Article on Shareholder Litigation
    Minor Myers

    Professor Minor Myers co-authored the “Another View” column in the Dealbook section of The New York Times on April 16.

  • 04.07.15 Professor Larry Solan Appears on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show
    Larry Solan

    Professor Larry Solan was a guest on the April 1 episode of The Diane Rehm Show, discussing how technology is changing criminal linguistic evidence in modern court cases.

  • 04.01.15 Professor Nelson Tebbe Addresses Religious Freedom Restoration Act
    Professor Nelson Tebbe

    Professor Nelson Tebbe, an expert on law and religion, has been a prominent commentator in national media coverage of the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) recently signed into law by Indiana Governor Mike Pence.  

  • 03.30.15 Professor Edward Janger’s Scholarship in the Bankruptcy Arena Garners Noteworthy Awards
    Professor Edward Janger

    Professor Edward Janger’s recent scholarship has earned him two prestigious honors:  He was awarded the 2015 Grant Gilmore Award from the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers (ACCFL) for his co-authored article “Ice Cube Bonds,” published in the Yale Law Journal; and his article “The Logic and Limits of Liens,” was recognized for inclusion in the Best of ABI 2014: The Year in Business Bankruptcy.

  • 03.28.15 Professor Lisa Smith Receives Brooklyn Anti-Violence Coalition 2015 Anti-Violence Award
    Lisa Smith

    Professor Lisa Smith has been honored with the Women of Courage Award from the Brooklyn Anti-Violence Coalition (BAVC) for her dedication to ending violence against women and children. She received the Women of Courage Award at the BVAC Awards Luncheon at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Brooklyn on March 28.

  • 03.19.15 Professor Nelson Tebbe Co-authors Slate Op-ed
    Professor Nelson Tebbe

    Professor Nelson Tebbe co-authored an op-ed titled “Utah ‘Compromise’ to Protect LGBT Citizens From Discrimination Is No Model for the Nation” that appeared on Slate March 18, 2015.

  • 03.18.15 Professor Joy Kanwar Profiled in Legal Writing Institute Newsletter
    Brooklyn Law School Professor Joy Kanwar

    Professor Joy Kanwar, who teaches Legal Writing at Brooklyn Law School, was featured in the March issue of LWI Lives, the newsletter of the Legal Writing Institute.

  • 03.17.15 Professor Sam Murumba Named Co-Chair of a Human Rights Watch Advisory Committee
    Professor Samuel Murumba

    Professor Samuel Murumba has been named co-chair of the Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) Africa Division. He will serve with Ambassador Robin Sanders, the former United States Ambassador to Nigeria and to the Republic of Congo. Professor Murumba, whose expertise is in international human rights and intellectual property, has served on the Advisory Committee since 1994, and he has been a member of the organization’s Board of Directors since 1996.

  • 03.16.15 Brooklyn Law School Mourns the Loss of Professor Robert Pitler ’66
    Brooklyn Law School Professor Robert Pitler

    Professor Robert M. Pitler ’66, a member of the Law School’s faculty since 1988, died on March 15 after a long illness.   

    “Bob Pitler was a deeply cherished and revered member of the Brooklyn Law School community who had a profound and lasting impact on generations of students,” said Dean Nicholas W. Allard.

  • 03.13.15 Professor Lawrence Solan quoted in The New York Times
    Larry Solan

    Professor Lawrence Solan provided analysis in a March 12, 2015, New York Times article “Wondering what the Fed’s Statements Mean? Be Patient,” about how the meanings of certain words vary in specific contexts. The story comes in light of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen’s use of the word "patient" at a Senate hearing last month.

  • 03.13.15 Professor K. Sabeel Rahman Appointed By Mayor de Blasio to Rent Guidelines Board
    Brooklyn Law School Professor K. Sabeel Rahman

    K. Sabeel Rahman, who will join the Brooklyn Law School faculty in the coming academic year, has been appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to the New York City Rent Guidelines Board. The Board determines annual rent adjustments for approximately 1 million apartments across the city subject to the Rent Stabilization Law. He was one of three new appointments to the Board announced by the Mayor on March 12. Rahman previously has served in a variety of advisory roles to New York City government and other organizations on economic and financial regulatory policies.

  • 03.02.15 BLIP Garners Coverage in ABA Journal and Associations Now
    Blip Clinic

    The Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic (BLIP) recently received coverage for providing pro bono legal assistance to small businesses, defending them against patent trolls. “Patent trolls are looking for the easy buck, and they won’t get that from a small business that has free legal advice,” Professor Askin said.

  • 02.28.15 Professor Lawrence Solan Quoted in The Washington Post Article on “Forensic Linguistics”
    Larry Solan

    Lawrence Solan, Don Forchelli Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Education, was recently quoted in a Feb. 27 Washington Post article about the growing and increasingly controversial realm of forensic linguistics. The sometimes acrimonious controversy, Solan explains, hinges on the state of the science — whether linguists can provide reliable statistics on their accuracy or “error rate.”

  • 02.27.15 Professor Miriam Baer Article Selected for Annual Securities Law Review
    Professor Miriam Baer

    Professor Miriam Baer’s article Confronting the Two Faces of Corporate Fraud (66 Florida Law Review 87) was chosen for inclusion in Securities Law Review 2015, an annual anthology that reprints eight to 10 outstanding securities law articles to give them broader exposure.

  • 02.26.15 Professor Nelson Tebbe Testifies Before the House on Religious Freedom Restoration Act
    Professor Nelson Tebbe

    At the U.S. House Committee on Constitution and Civil Justice hearing on February 13, Professor Nelson Tebbe presented testimony on questions of religious freedom and equality law.

  • 02.19.15 Professor Roberta Karmel Examines SEC Insider Trading Policies
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    In her latest New York Law Journal column covering Securities Regulation, Professor Roberta Karmel takes a critical look at the loosely-defined policies that govern insider trading.

  • 02.18.15 Professor Karen Porter Quoted in Legal Newsline
    Karen Porter

    Professor Karen Porter was quoted in the Feb. 18 Legal Newsline, explaining the privacy rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

  • 02.18.15 Professor Bennett Capers discusses New York chief judge’s proposal for major grand jury reforms
    Bennett Capers

    Professor Bennett Capers was quoted by the Associated Press in an article covering potential changes to grand jury procedure.  "It's hard to picture downsides. The upside is it gives the public some kind of assurance the game is not rigged," Capers said.

  • 02.11.15 Professor Christina Mulligan Authors Washington Post Article on Legal Status of “Fifty Shades of Grey”
    Brooklyn Law School Professor Christina Mulligan

    Professor Christina Mulligan wrote an article that appeared in the Feb. 11 Washington Post, that examined whether the novel (and now film) “Fifty Shades of Grey” infringes upon “Twilight” copyrights, since the former was originally composed as fan fiction of the latter.

  • 02.10.15 Professor Jonathan Askin Appears On Ebru TV’s “Fresh Outlook”
    Jonathan Askin

    BLS Professor Jonathan Askin was featured on Ebru TV’s “Fresh Outlook” news program February 6.

  • 02.06.15 Professors Twerski and Cohen Co-Author New Choice of Law Text
    Brooklyn Law School Choice of Law Twerski Cohen

    Aaron D. Twerski, the Irwin and Jill Cohen Professor of Law, and Neil B. Cohen, the Jeffrey D. Forchelli Professor of Law, have co-authored a new casebook, Choice of Law: Cases and Materials for a Concise Course on Conflict of Laws. The book is designed for a two-credit course that will provide students with an appreciation of the many methods that courts use to decide choice of law cases.

  • 02.04.15 Adjunct Professor Glenn Magpantay Awarded Top Civil Rights Honor
    Brooklyn Law School - Magpantay

    Brooklyn Law School Adjunct Professor Glenn Magpantay is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Haywood Burns Memorial Award, given by the Committee on Civil Rights of the New York State Bar Association. The award is given to honor the late civil rights lawyer and academic Dean W. Haywood Burns. Nominees must contribute to New York State in a manner that reflects his commitment to justice and civil rights. Magpantay received the award during the State Bar Association's Annual Meeting in New York City on January 29.

  • 02.04.15 Professor Joel Gora Discusses Citizens United Five Years Later
    Professor Joel Gora

    On Jan. 21, 2015, five years after the controversial campaign finance decision Citizens United v. FEC was handed down by the Supreme Court, leading scholars including Professor Joel Gora gathered to discuss the impact of the case on politics and the future of the First Amendment. The conference, “Citizens United v. FEC after Five Years,” was sponsored by the Center for Competitive Politics and held at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C.

  • 01.31.15 Professor Jodi Balsam Appears On Ebru TV’s “Fresh Outlook”
    Jodi Balsam

    BLS Professor Jodi Balsam was featured on Ebru TV’s “Fresh Outlook” Super Bowl preview program Jan. 31.

  • 01.29.15 Professor Susan Herman Quoted Slate Article
    Susan Herman

    Professor Susan Herman was quoted in an article titled “The History of the Pocket Constitution” that appeared on Slate January 28, 2015.

  • 01.16.15 Professor Christopher Beauchamp Discusses His New Book on Texas Public Radio
    Christopher Beauchamp Brooklyn Law School Professor

    Professor Christopher Beauchamp, whose new book Invented By Law hit stores in October, was a guest on Texas Public Radio’s weekly call-in show The Source. Professor Beauchamp spoke about his book, patent laws in general, and answered questions from listeners.

  • 01.12.15 Professor Nelson Tebbe Co-authors New York Times Op-ed “A License to Say Anything?”

    Professor Nelson Tebbe co-authored an op-ed titled “A License to Say Anything?” that appeared in the Jan. 9, 2015 New York Times.