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  • 12.16.13 Professor Bradley Borden Interviewed on ESPN Regarding PGA Tour’s Nonprofit Status
    Bradley Borden
    Professor Bradley Borden appears in a new ESPN investigative report on the PGA Tour’s nonprofit status, which has allowed the organization to avoid paying up to $200 million in federal taxes over the past 20 years.  read more
  • 11.26.13 Professor Nelson Tebbe on Birth Control Mandate in Slate Op-Ed, Blog Series
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    In a Slate op-ed and a series of blog posts, Professor Nelson Tebbe dissects Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.   read more

  • 11.20.13 Professor David Reiss Comments on JPMorgan Settlement in Christian Science Monitor, Appears on High-Profile 11/21 Panel
    David Reiss
    In a lead story in the Christian Science Monitor, Professor David Reiss commented on JPMorgan’s $13 billion civil settlement with the Justice Department, the largest settlement ever reached between the government and a corporation.  read more
  • 11.15.13 Professor Roberta Karmel Challenges 'Independent Director' Model in Harvard Law Forum Post
    Roberta Karmel
    The Securities and Exchange Commission’s insistence that independent directors dominate the boards of public companies deserves reexamination, writes Professor Roberta Karmel in a new post for the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.  read more
  • 11.13.13 Professor Jonathan Askin on ‘Clueless Tech Lawyers’ in VentureBeat Guest Post
    Jonathan Askin
    Why not train this next generation of lawyers to think like the next generation of entrepreneurs? Such is the question driving Professor Jonathan Askin’s new guest post for VentureBeat.  read more
  • 11.04.13 Media Seek Out BLS Professors on Stop-and-Frisk Controversy
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    Experts and political candidates are still trying to sort out the implications of a federal appellate court ruling in the landmark stop-and-frisk case, Floyd v. New York, which asserted that stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of minorities.   read more

  • 10.30.13 Professor Joel Gora on “Outside” Money in Daily News Op-Ed
    Joel Gora

    In a New York Daily News op-ed, Professor Joel Gora praised the recent ruling by a New York federal appeals court that limitations on contributions to independent political organizations — or “super PACs” — are likely unconstitutional.    read more

  • 10.24.13 Professor Lisa Smith Discusses Domestic Violence in BlogTalkRadio Interview
    Lisa Smith
    One in three women worldwide have been victims of domestic violence. In observance of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Professor Lisa Smith spoke with Dr. Annie Abram on BlogTalkRadio about legal help and support for women at risk.  read more
  • 10.24.13 Professor Joel Gora Comments on Campaign Finance Limits in the National Law Journal
    Joel Gora

    In a recent article in the National Journal, Professor Joel Gora commented on the state of campaign finance law.   read more

  • 10.22.13 Law School Proudly Announces New Deans
    New Deans
    This summer, Dean Nicholas W. Allard announced the appointment of four new deans at the Law School: Professors Michael Cahill and Dana Brakman Reiser, as Vice Deans; Professor Stacy Caplow, as Associate Dean for Professional Legal Education; and Jennifer Lang, as Assistant Dean for Student Affairs.  read more
  • 10.21.13 Professor Norman Poser’s New Book Praised in the Wall Street Journal
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    In a recent Wall Street Journal review, Professor Emeritus Norman Poser was praised for his “fascinating portrait” of Lord Mansfield, the legendary 18th-century judge and statesman.  read more
  • 10.07.13 Professor Joel Gora Lends Expertise to Campaign Finance and First Amendment Issues
    Joel Gora
    With campaign finance law restrictions and First Amendment rights in the headlines, Professor Joel Gora — one of the country’s most renowned authorities in these fields — has been frequently called upon to share his expertise.   read more

  • 09.25.13 Dean Nick Allard on the ‘Business of Legal Education’ in Bloomberg Law Op-ed
    Nick Allard
    In a new Bloomberg Law op-ed, Dean Nick Allard highlights the need to strike a balance between preparing future lawyers to be critical thinkers and providing a legal education that delivers immediate value.  read more
  • 09.25.13 Professor Nelson Tebbe Featured as Frequent Commentator on Constitutional Law and Religious Freedom Issues
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    Recent headlines have brought constitutional law and religious freedom into sharp focus. As one of the country’s foremost experts in these areas, Professor Nelson Tebbe has been frequently called upon to share his expertise.

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  • 09.19.13 Professors Bennett Capers and William Hellerstein Appointed to ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Advisory Council
    Bennett Capers
    Professors Bennett Capers and William Hellerstein have been named to a new panel that will oversee changes to the New York City Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policies. They join 11 other members of the academic advisory council appointed by U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin, who ruled last month that existing stop-and-frisk policies violated the constitutional rights of minorities.  read more
  • 09.16.13 Professor Stacy Caplow Named Associate Dean for Professional Legal Education
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    For nearly 40 years, Brooklyn Law School’s Clinical Education Program has stood among the most respected training grounds for lawyers. Every semester, hundreds of students receive high-quality practical training in its varied clinics and externships, taught by nationally recognized clinical educators. Behind this success has been Professor Stacy Caplow, who has served as the program’s Director since 1984.   read more

  • 09.13.13 Professor Joel Gora Comments on Campaign Finance Case in USA Today
    Joel Gora
    In a USA Today article, Professor Joel Gora offered context in advance of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court’s first major case of the fall 2013 term. The case concerns whether individual limits on federal election campaign contributions that have stood for nearly 40 years should be eliminated – a decision that will ultimately fall to Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.  read more
  • 08.21.13 Dean Nick Allard Featured as Frequent Commentator on Technology and Law
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    Dean Nick Allard has published several articles this month, each of them framing recent technology-related headlines in a legal context.   read more

  • 08.13.13 Professor Bennett Capers Comments on Stop-and-Frisk Ruling in New York Times Op-Ed
    Bennett Capers
    In a New York Times op-ed today, Professor Bennett Capers hailed the ruling in Floyd v. City of New York, which asserted that stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of minorities.  read more
  • 08.07.13 Professors Brad Borden and David Reiss Discuss Foreclosure Commentary in New Thomson Reuters Interview
    Brad Borden

    In an interview with Thomson Reuters, Professors Brad Borden and David Reiss discussed their recent commentary “Show Me the Note!” (Westlaw Journal Bank & Lender Liability, 2013) – the title of which references a defense used to forestall or prevent a foreclosure.  read more

  • 08.02.13 Professor Rebecca Kysar Cited by D.C. District Court in Affordable Care Act Ruling
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    Professor Rebecca Kysar continues to draw attention for her scholarship, most recently by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  read more
  • 07.29.13 Dean Nick Allard on Demand for Energy Lawyers in Breaking Energy Op-Ed
    Nick Allard

    The Northeast has joined strongholds like Texas in the demand for energy lawyers, wrote Dean Nick Allard in a new Breaking Energy op-ed – a need that will only surge in light of an "insatiable demand for energy and the lack of a coherent energy policy."  read more

  • 07.25.13 Professor Dana Brakman Reiser Comments on Benefit Corporations in the Wall Street Journal
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    This week, Delaware passed legislation providing for the creation of “benefit corporations,” which require board directors to balance social mission with the bottom line. In advance of the news, Professor Dana Brakman Reiser spoke to the Wall Street Journal about such companies.  read more

  • 07.23.13 Professor Mark Noferi Praised for Work to Provide Immigrants Counsel; Progress Reflected in City Council Announcement

    Carey Dunne, President of the New York City Bar, recently thanked Professor Mark Noferi and others from City Bar’s Immigration and Nationality Committee for “actively helping shape immigration legislation before Congress” to include groundbreaking provisions for appointed counsel to immigrants.   read more

  • 07.19.13 Professor David Reiss on the Continued Success of FIRREA
    David Reiss

    In a recent Law360 article, Professor David Reiss commented on the continued success of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA), in particular, the prosecution of credit agency Standard & Poor's over fraudulent ratings.  read more

  • 07.17.13 Professor Lawrence Solan Featured in Wall Street Journal Blog about J.K. Rowling Revelation
    The Wall Street Journal Speakeasy Blog cited Professor Lawrence Solan's scholarship in an article about The Cuckoo’s Calling, the crime novel revealed to be written by J.K. Rowling.  read more
  • 07.16.13 Dean Nick Allard on Need for Lawyers in Compliance and Risk Management in New Yahoo! Finance Op-Ed
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    In an op-ed for Yahoo! Finance, Dean Nick Allard highlighted the need for highly skilled compliance and risk officers – and the growing desire among hiring managers for J.D. degrees.   read more

  • 07.15.13 Professor Edward Janger and “Ice-Cube Bonds” Featured in Press; Forthcoming Article in Yale Law Journal
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    A forthcoming Yale Law Journal article co-written by Professor Edward Janger and Professor Melissa Jacoby of the University of North Carolina was recently featured in the press, including Bloomberg and the Wall Street Daily Bankruptcy Review.  read more

  • 07.03.13 Professor Susan Herman Discusses Historic Supreme Court Decisions on Smiley & West Radio Show
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    In a radio interview with Tavis Smiley and Cornel West, BLS Professor and ACLU President Susan Herman commented on a week of extraordinary Supreme Court rulings, from changes to the Voting Rights Act to the strike down of the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8.  read more

  • 06.28.13 Professor Minor Myers Draws Significant Attention for Paper on Stockholder Appraisal
    Minor Myers

    Professor Minor Myers continues to draw attention for “The Law and Economics of Merger Litigation: Do the Merits Matter in Shareholder Appraisal?”, the paper on stockholder appraisal that he co-authored with Charles Korsmo, a former visiting associate professor at BLS.  read more

  • 06.27.13 Professor David Reiss Comments on Renewed Trend of Low Credit Card Rates
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    Professor David Reiss recently spoke about the renewed trend of low-interest credit cards.  read more

  • 06.25.13 Professor Cynthia Godsoe on Placement of Children with Gay and Lesbian Parents
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    With so much focus on same-sex marriage, we're paying little attention to the placement of children with gay and lesbian parents, argues Professor Cynthia Godsoe in a new Huffington Post op-ed.   read more

  • 06.25.13 Professor Jonathan Askin Comments on Reforming the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
    Jonathan Askin

    Professor Jonathan Askin spoke to ECommerce Times about a newly introduced bill that aims to reform the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).   read more

  • 06.20.13 Professor Roberta Karmel Describes Challenges Facing New SEC Leadership in New York Law Journal Op-Ed
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    In her newest New York Law Journal op-ed, Professor Roberta Karmel outlines the challenges facing the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which has seen several new changes in leadership.  read more

  • 06.19.13 Professor David Reiss Comments on Beltway’s “Top Complainers” Status in Baltimore Sun
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    Professor David Reiss was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about Maryland’s No. 2 ranking in grievances to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  read more

  • 06.14.13 Professor Minor Myers in Spotlight for New Perspective on Shareholder Appraisal
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    The stockholder’s appraisal remedy has never been the most glamorous facet of shareholder litigation. But Professor Minor Myers’s new take on the topic is not only upending assumptions, but also winning acclaim.  read more

  • 06.14.13 Professor Jonathan Askin Comments on Concerns about NSA's PRISM Program
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    Professor Jonathan Askin recently spoke to TheLaw.tv about information leaks concerning the National Security Agency's (NSA) PRISM surveillance program.  read more

  • 06.12.13 Professor Gerald Shargel Discusses Closing Office to Join Corporate Firm in New York Times
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    In the latest chapter of a storied career, Professor Gerald Shargel ’69, BLS Practitioner-in-Residence and noted criminal defense lawyer, has closed his law office after nearly four decades to become a partner at the global law firm of Winston & Strawn.   read more

  • 06.06.13 New Learning Times Interviews Professor Jonathan Askin about BLIP
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    Professor Jonathan Askin was recently interviewed by New Learning Times about the Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy (BLIP) Clinic and its role in online and digital rights advocacy.  read more

  • 06.06.13 Professor Jonathan Askin on Federal Benefits for Unmarried People
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    In a Huffington Post op-ed, Professor Jonathan Askin discusses the need for federal benefits for unmarried Americans.  read more

  • 05.23.13 Professor Lisa Smith Elected Co-Chair of the Externship Section of the AALS
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    Professor Lisa Smith was recently elected co-chair of the Clinical Section Externship Committee of the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) for a two-year term.   read more

  • 05.23.13 Professor Claire Kelly Confirmed as Judge on U.S. Court of International Trade
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    Brooklyn Law School is pleased to announce the confirmation of Professor Claire R. Kelly ‘93 by the United States Senate as a Judge on the United States Court of International Trade.  read more

  • 05.23.13 Professor Mark Noferi and BLS Students Advocate for National Reform for Immigrants’ Rights

    Immigrants detained in deportation proceedings deserve legal representation, writes Professor Mark Noferi in a new Slate op-ed—a right that “criminal defendants have received for 50 years.”  read more

  • 05.22.13 Professor Elizabeth Schneider Discusses Assemblyman Vito Lopez’s Resignation on NY1
    Elizabeth Schneider

    Professor Elizabeth Schneider was a recent guest on the NY1 show, "Road to City Hall," to discuss the resignation of New York State Assembly member Vito Lopez and the sexual harassment allegations against him.  read more

  • 05.16.13 From St. Petersburg to Midtown: Dean Nicholas W. Allard Speaks at Home and Abroad

    In his first year as Dean of the Law School, Nicholas W. Allard has championed several new innovations that the Law School and faculty have developed, including a two-year accelerated J.D. program, the Washington, D.C. semester immersion program, Business Boot Camp over intersession break, and the upcoming two-year fellowship in practice program for third-year students.   read more

  • 05.15.13 Professor Lisa Smith on the Trial of the Cleveland Kidnapper in the Christian Science Monitor
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    Professor Lisa Smith spoke to the Christian Science Monitor about the upcoming trial of Ariel Castro, who was charged with the kidnapping and rape of three women he allegedly held in his house in Cleveland for a decade.  read more

  • 05.15.13 Professor James Park Comments on New York State Case against Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
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    Professor James Park’s comments on the New York State case against Bank of America/Merrill Lynch were recently featured in several news sources, including Reuters, the Chicago Tribune, and Insurance Journal.   read more

  • 05.09.13 Professor David Reiss on the Success of FIRREA
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    Professor David Reiss spoke to Law360 about recent civil cases that demonstrate the broad interpretation of the Financial Institutions Reform Recovery Enforcement Act (FIRREA).  read more

  • 05.07.13 Professor Robin Effron Earns National Attention for Recent Scholarship
    Robin Effron

    Even for an accomplished scholar like Professor Robin Effron, few thrills compete with that of peer recognition.  read more

  • 05.07.13 Professor Brad Borden on the Resurgence of the Legal Profession in Huffington Post Op-Ed
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    In an op-ed in the Huffington Post, Professor Brad Borden discusses how third-party litigation financing (TPLF) may ignite the resurgence of the legal profession.  read more

  • 05.01.13 Professor Mark Noferi Discusses Protection for Detained Immigrants in New Jersey Star-Ledger Op-Ed
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    In an op-ed for the New Jersey Star-Ledger, BLS Professor Mark Noferi and Robert Koulish from the University of Maryland discussed changes that must be made in immigration detention laws.  read more

  • 05.01.13 Professor Brad Borden Interviewed on Voice of Russia about Proposed Online Sales Tax
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    Professor Brad Borden spoke with the Voice of Russia about the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would allow states to collect sales tax from Internet retailers for online purchases.  read more

  • 04.30.13 Professor David Reiss Comments on Empire State Building IPO
    David Reiss
    In television and print interviews, Professor David Reiss commented on today’s ruling to allow the public to buy shares in the Empire State Building. The court rejected arguments by a small group of current investors that the initial public offering of stock would violate state law. “This represents a kind of watershed moment for the case,” Professor Reiss said. The IPO is expected to raise $1 billion for a new company called Empire State Trust Inc.
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  • 04.25.13 Professor David Reiss Discusses Loan Ramifications of Cherryland Case
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    In a new Law360 article, Professor Davis Reiss commented on the latest in Wells Fargo’s loan default fight with Michigan’s Cherryland Center mall, a case that attorneys say could complicate loan negotiations and jeopardize deals in other states.  read more

  • 04.25.13 Professor Susan Herman Argues Against Detaining American Citizens as “Enemy Combatants” in U.S. News & World Report Op-ed
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    In light of the Boston bombing, Professor Susan Herman, president of the ACLU, argues in U.S. News & World Report against detaining an American citizen suspected of committing a crime within the United States as an enemy combatant.  read more

  • 04.19.13 Professor Roberta Karmel Offers Latest Perspective on Amgen Case in New York Law Journal Op-Ed
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    In a new op-ed for the New York Law Journal, Professor Roberta Karmel again applies her securities law expertise to the case of Amgen v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds.   read more

  • 04.15.13 Professor Stacy Caplow on Gubernatorial Pardon Power in National Law Journal Op-Ed
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    In a recent op-ed for The National Law Journal, Professor Stacy Caplow discusses the “sound public policy” of gubernatorial pardon power in preventing deportation of worthy residents.  read more

  • 04.10.13 Professor Rebecca Kysar’s Articles on Tax Legislative Process Published in Top Law Journals
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    Tax matters have dominated the political landscape in recent months, from the Affordable Care Act to the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Helping to navigate the waters is Associate Professor Rebecca Kysar, whose teaching and scholarship in the areas of federal income tax, international tax, and legislation are earning significant attention.  read more

  • 04.09.13 Professor David Reiss Featured as a Frequent Media Commentator on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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    Professor David Reiss, an expert in real estate and consumer finance law, has been a frequent commentator on issues concerning the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  read more

  • 04.03.13 Professor Brad Borden Answers Common Consumer Tax Questions on Card Hub
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    Professor Brad Borden was featured in Card Hub's "Ask the Expert" series, answering common consumer tax questions.  read more

  • 03.19.13 Professor David Reiss Discusses Leadership Changes in the Federal Housing Finance Agency
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    Professor David Reiss spoke to Law360 about the call by nine state attorney generals for the replacement of Federal Housing Finance Agency acting director Edward DeMarco over his handling of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  read more

  • 03.19.13 Professor James Fanto Comments on Recent SEC Decisions
    James Fanto

    Professor James Fanto, an expert on corporate finance and securities law, commented on decisions that have recently come out from U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  read more

  • 03.19.13 Brooklyn Law School Mourns the Loss of Professor Albert DeMeo ’34
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    The Brooklyn Law School community mourns the loss of a beloved colleague, teacher, and friend, Professor Albert DeMeo.  read more

  • 03.15.13 Professors Brad Borden and David Reiss Launch REFinblog.com with Focus on Real Estate Finance
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    Brooklyn Law School is pleased to announce the launch of REFinblog.com, a collaborative effort between Professors Brad Borden and David Reiss and law students, focused on tracking the latest law and practice developments in the rapidly changing field of real estate finance.  read more

  • 03.14.13 Professor James Fanto Quoted on Judicial Decision to Block Supersized Drinks
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    Professor James Fanto was quoted in an article in Investor’s Business Daily focusing on the separation of powers issue in the case of the recent blockage of Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed ban on supersized sugary drinks.  read more

  • 03.12.13 Professor Minor Myers’ Article on Retired Supreme Court Justices Cited in Washington Post
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    Professor Minor Myers’ article, “The Judicial Service of Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justices,” 32 Journal of Supreme Court History 46 (2007), was prominently cited in a recent Washington Post article.  read more

  • 03.11.13 Dean Nick Allard on the Relationship Between Startups and Lawyers in Fast Company Op-Ed
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    In a recent op-ed for Fast Company, Dean Nick Allard discusses the important relationship between tech startups and lawyers.   read more

  • 03.08.13 Professor Stacy Caplow Discusses Clinical Legal Education in the New York Times
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    A recent article in the New York Times discussed the growing trend of “law firms” developed by law schools across the country that pair students in need of practical experience with low-income clients.  read more

  • 03.06.13 Professor David Reiss Comments on Upcoming Changes to Multifamily Finance Operations
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    Professor David Reiss recently spoke to GlobeSt.com about the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s new plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily finance operations.   read more

  • 02.27.13 Professor Bennett Capers Discusses "Cannibal Cop" Trial on WNYC
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    On February 26, Professor Bennett Capers was featured on a WNYC radio broadcast discussing the trial of Gilberto Valle, the so-called “Cannibal Cop," a 28-year-old New York City police officer charged with conspiracy to kidnap, kill, and eat women.  read more

  • 02.21.13 Professor Mark Noferi Discusses Immigrant Detention Reform in Baltimore Sun Op-Ed
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    In an op-ed for the Baltimore Sun, BLS Professor Mark Noferi and Professor Robert Koulish from the University of Maryland discuss recent efforts to reform U.S. immigration detention policies.   read more

  • 02.13.13 Professor David Reiss Discusses Florida Robosigning Crisis
    David Reiss

    Professor David Reiss spoke to Law 360 about the robosigning crisis that was recently overlooked by the Florida Supreme Court.  read more

  • 02.12.13 Professor Bradley Borden Discusses Tax Loopholes on Voice of Russia Radio
    Bradley Borden

    Professor Bradley Borden was the featured guest on Voice of Russia radio to discuss President Obama's plan to close tax loopholes as a means of generating more revenue.   read more

  • 02.11.13 Professor David Reiss Speaks about Tactics in the S&P Federal Lawsuit
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    Professor David Reiss recently commented on the Justice Department's lawsuit against credit ratings giant Standard & Poor's.  read more

  • 02.07.13 Professor Susan Herman Awarded Prize for Her Book Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy
    Susan Herman

    Professor Susan Herman has been awarded the 2012 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize for her book Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy.  read more

  • 01.30.13 Professor Christopher Serkin on the Costs of Hurricane Sandy Property Buy Outs
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    Professor Christopher Serkin recently commented on Governor Andrew Cuomo's new proposal to buy homeowners out of properties that were severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.  read more

  • 01.30.13 Death Penalty Abolishment Essay by Professor Bennett Capers Praised by the Open Society Institute - Baltimore
    Bennett Capers

    Professor Bennett Capers' essay “Defending Life” was recently discussed by the open Society Institute - Baltimore.  read more

  • 01.28.13 Professors Nelson Tebbe and Bill Araiza Take to the Stage
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    After the curtain call at a mid-January performance of the Public Theater’s Arguendo, a dramatic and humorous theatrical verbatim reading of the oral argument court transcript of the 1991 U.S. Supreme Court case of Barnes v. Glen Theatre, Inc., Brooklyn Law School Professors Nelson Tebbe and Bill Araiza took to the stage for an audience “talkback.”  read more

  • 01.23.13 Professor Lawrence Solan's Op-Ed on Law Firm Associate Pay Featured in Huffington Post
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    Professor Lawrence Solan’s op-ed “Pay Associates Less? A Novel Response to a Rapidly Changing Legal Market” was recently featured in the Huffington Post.  read more

  • 01.09.13 Professor Lisa Smith Comments on Social Media and Ohio Rape Case in the Christian Science Monitor
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    Professor Lisa Smith recently spoke to the Christian Science Monitor about the developing role of digital devices and social media in the criminal justice system.  read more

  • 01.08.13 Adjunct Professor Lauren Burke Named to Forbes “30 Under 30” List
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    Forbes has named Adjunct Professor Lauren Burke, to its “30 Under 30: Law and Policy” list. She was recognized for her advocacy on behalf of undocumented immigrants and victims of survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence.   read more

  • 01.07.13 Professor Brad Borden Discusses Effects of Payroll Tax Increase in Radio Interview
    Bradley Borden

    On January 3, 2013, Professor Brad Borden was a featured guest on the Morning Show radio broadcast of The Voice of Russia: American Edition.  read more

  • 01.04.13 Spreading Holiday Cheer, Public Service Style
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    On November 28, the Public Service Office and BLSPI, in co-sponsorship with Themis Bar Review and the Career Center, hosted an end of year event in support of the Children’s Law Center (CLC), which is dedicated to representing abused and neglected children.   read more

  • 01.04.13 Amgen Case Mooted at Brooklyn Law School; Professor Karmel as Judge and Expert Commentator
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    On November 5, the case of Amgen v. Connecticut Retirement System was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case explored whether materiality must be proved at the class certification stage in a securities fraud case that relies on the fraud-on-the-market theory. At stake is whether the traditional rules for certifying class actions in the securities area will be toughened to make it more difficult for investors to bind together to form class actions.  read more