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  • 12.19.12 Professor Cynthia Godsoe Discusses Parent Accountability for Their Children's Actions
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    Professor Cynthia Godsoe was interviewed recently by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle aboue the ongoing debate of whether parents should be held accountable when their children have caused injuries to others.  read more

  • 12.11.12 Professor Arthur Pinto Appointed as Trustee of Law School Admission Council
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    Professor Arthur Pinto has recently been appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), the non-profit corporation that provides products and services for law schools and their applicants worldwide.  read more

  • 11.30.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Comments on Resignation of SEC Chairwoman in the New York Law Journal
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    Professor Roberta Karmel spoke to the New York Law Journal about the recent announcement of Mary Schapiro to step down from her position as Chairwoman of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).   read more

  • 11.26.12 REMIC Scholarship by Professors Bradley Borden and David Reiss Cited in New York Times’ DealBook Editorial
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    An editorial in the New York Times’ DealBook by University of Colorado Law School Professor Victor Fleischer, references recent scholarship by Professors Bradley T. Borden and David J. Reiss, “Wall Street Rules Applied to REMIC Classification,” an excerpt of which was recently published in Thomson Reuters News and Insights.   read more

  • 11.15.12 President Obama Nominates Professor Claire R. Kelly to U.S. Court of International Trade
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    President Obama announced the nomination of Brooklyn Law School Professor Claire R. Kelly to serve as a judge on the U.S. Court of International Trade. Professor Kelly, a member of the faculty since 1997, primarily focuses her scholarship on international business law and teaches courses in international trade law, international business law, and administrative law.  read more

  • 11.14.12 In the Political Storm of the 2012 Election, Professor Joel Gora Called Upon to Defend “Super PACs,” Citizens United and the First Amendment
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    Brooklyn Law School Professor Joel Gora is a highly-regarded expert on campaign finance law matters, working in the field as both an advocate and as a scholar for more than three decades. Prior to joining the faculty, he was a full-time lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union, where he worked on dozens of United States Supreme Court cases, including Buckley v. Valeo, the Court’s historic 1976 decision on the relationship between campaign finance restrictions and First Amendment rights. Since then, he has devoted much of his scholarship to the intersection of campaign finance law and the First Amendment, continuing to work on behalf of the ACLU on almost every one of the important campaign finance cases to come before the Court, including the controversial decision in Citizens United v. FEC.  read more

  • 11.08.12 Professors Brad Borden and David Reiss Discuss Prosecuting Subprime Crisis Culprits in Huffington Post Op-Ed
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    In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Professors Brad Borden and David Reiss discuss recent civil suits filed against banks regarding their liability for losses following the collapse of the subprime market.  read more

  • 11.05.12 Professor Nelson Tebbe Comments on Fort Hood Shooting Case
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    Professor Nelson Tebbe spoke to the Killeen Daily Herald about the ongoing trial of Major Nidal Hasan, the accused shooter at Fort Hood in 2009.   read more

  • 10.19.12 Professor Bill Araiza on the “Class of One” Concept in Thomson Reuters
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    In an article on Thomson Reuters, Professor Bill Araiza explores the complications relating to the concept of a “class of one.”   read more

  • 10.19.12 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Profiles Professor Lisa Smith and the BLS Prosecutor’s Clinic
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    The Brooklyn Daily Eagle recently profiled Professor Lisa Smith and the Law School’s Prosecutor’s Clinic for its pioneering work.  read more

  • 10.19.12 Professor Brad Borden Writes About the Role the IRS Has Played in the Financial Crisis
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    In a recent op-ed for the Huffington Post, Professor Brad Borden writes about the culpability of the IRS in U.S. financial crisis.  read more

  • 10.19.12 Professor Nelson Tebbe Comments on DOMA Case Before the Supreme Court
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    Professor Nelson Tebbe spoke to Law360 about the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the growing possibility that the Supreme Court will decide on its constitutionality.   read more

  • 10.17.12 Professor Jonathan Askin on the E.U.’s Google Privacy Concerns
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    Professor Jonathan Askin spoke to E-Commerce Times about the European Union requests for Google to modify its global privacy policy.   read more

  • 10.16.12 Dean Nick Allard Campaigns for Graduate Employment in the New York Law Journal
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    Dean Nick Allard was featured on the front page of the New York Law Journal calling for higher employment rates for recent law school graduates.   read more

  • 10.11.12 Professor Robin Effron Comments on Liability Jurisdiction for Foreign Companies
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    Professor Robin Effron spoke to Law360 about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent refusal of a case concerning foreign manufacturers’ lawsuits.   read more

  • 10.03.12 Professor Joel Gora Discusses Campaign Finance Reform
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    Professor Joel Gora discusses options for campaign finance reform on Corporate Political Activity Law Blog’s guest blogger series.  read more

  • 09.26.12 Professor David Reiss Comments on CFPB’s Broad Document Request
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    Professor David Reiss commented on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s approach to investigations of companies.   read more

  • 09.25.12 Professor David Reiss on Eminent Domain in National Law Journal Op-Ed
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    Professor David Reiss discussed new mortgage plans being implemented by local governments across the country in a recent op-ed for the National Law Journal.  read more

  • 09.21.12 Dean Nick Allard Comments on NY State Pro Bono Mandate in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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    Dean Nick Allard recently spoke to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle about New York State’s new mandate for lawyers, who must now perform 50 hours of pro bono work to be licensed.  read more

  • 09.18.12 Professor James Fanto on Leveraged ETF in the Wall Street Journal
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    In an article in the Wall Street Journal, Professor James Fanto commented on a recent unsuccessful class-action suit related to leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETF).  read more

  • 09.18.12 Professor Dana Brakman Reiser Addresses the New and Growing Field of Social Enterprises
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    What do Ben and Jerry’s, Better World Books, and Tom’s Shoes have in common? “They are all social enterprises—businesses that seek to achieve social goals using business methods that earn profits for investors,” Professor Dana Brakman Reiser explains in a recent interview.  read more

  • 09.17.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Leads Anti-Piracy Panel at Entertainment & Technology Law Conference
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    Professor Jonathan Askin moderated the opening panel at this year’s Entertainment & Technology Law Conference, which explored issues concerning the intersection of entertainment, technology, and law.  read more

  • 09.17.12 Dean Nick Allard Discusses Campaign Financing on Al Jazeera
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    Dean Nick Allard was featured on the Al Jazeera show Empire to discuss how the deregulation of campaign financing has affected the political process.   read more

  • 09.14.12 Thompson Reuters Features Excerpt from Forthcoming Study by Professors Bradley Borden and David Reiss
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    Thomson Reuters featured an excerpt from a forthcoming study by Professors Bradley Borden and David Reiss about mortgage securities investors facing huge tax losses and the so-called “Wall Street Rule.”   read more

  • 09.14.12 Professor Joel Gora on Tattoos and the First Amendment
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    Professor Joel Gora spoke to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle about a recent Arizona Supreme Court case that held tattoos as protected free speech under the First Amendment.   read more

  • 09.06.12 Visiting Professor Michael Mushlin on Solitary Confinement in New York Law Journal Op-Ed
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    Visiting Professor Michael Mushlin wrote about solitary confinement in New York prisons in an op-ed for the New York Law Journal.   read more

  • 08.27.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Provides Legal Advice for Entrepreneurs in Investor’s Business Daily
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    Professor Jonathan Askin provided legal advice for entrepreneurs in a recent article in Inverstor’s Business Daily.  read more

  • 08.15.12 Professor Jonathan Askin on FTC’s Allegations against Facebook
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    Professor Jonathan Askin recently commented on the Federal Trade Commission’s new allegations that Facebook charged app developers for services it never provided.   read more

  • 08.15.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Comments on Ad-Free Social Media in Tech News World
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    Professor Jonathan Askin spoke to Tech News World about a new campaign being launched that aims to create ad-free competitors to social networking sites.   read more

  • 08.10.12 Professor Jonathan Askin on Google’s $23 Million User Privacy Violation Fine
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    Professor Jonathan Askin spoke to Law360 about the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision to fine Google $23 million for violating a commitment they made to protect user privacy by placing tracking cookies on Safari browsers.   read more

  • 08.10.12 Professor Brad Borden Comments on Bain Capital in the Boston Globe
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    Professor Brad Borden recently commented on the politicized public image of Bain Capital in the Boston Globe.   read more

  • 08.10.12 Professor David Reiss Discusses on the CFPB’s Regulation of Mortgage Insurers
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    In an article for Law360, Professor David Reiss discussed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) recent inquiries into mortgage insurance companies.  read more

  • 08.10.12 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Profiles New Dean Nick Allard
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    The Brooklyn Daily Eagle recently profiled Brooklyn Law School’s new dean, Nick Allard.   read more

  • 08.10.12 Professor Jonathan Askin on Facebook and the First Amendment
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    Professor Jonathan Askin spoke to Tech News World about an amicus brief filed by Facebook, arguing that clicking the “Like” button on its site is speech protected under the First Amendment.   read more

  • 08.09.12 Professor Gerald Shargel Discusses Arizona Shooter’s Legal Options in the Daily Beast
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    In an op-ed for the Daily Beast, Professor Gerald Shargel explored the case against Arizona shooter Jared Loughner.  read more

  • 08.09.12 Professor James Fanto on the Need for Stronger Securities Regulation
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    Professor James Fanto spoke to Bloomberg News about the SEC’s 2005 push toward electronic trading, which has resulted in several high-profile technological lapses over the past few years.  read more

  • 08.08.12 Professor Bill Araiza on the Public Trust Doctrine
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    Natural resource issues are inherently difficult for courts to rule on.  read more

  • 07.25.12 Professor Roberta Karmel on Mitt Romney and Bain Capital in Op-Ed for CNN
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    In a recent op-ed for CNN, Professor Roberta Karmel critiqued Mitt Romney’s unclear role as CEO in his final years at Bain Capital.   read more

  • 07.24.12 Professor Joel Gora on the Lawyers of Presidential Candidates
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    In a recent article for Bloomberg Law, Professor Joel Gora spoke about lawyers who have made their careers representing presidential candidates.   read more

  • 07.24.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Comments on Apple’s Antitrust Lawsuit
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    Professor Jonathan Askin spoke to Tech News World about a suit filed by the Department of Justice against Apple and six other e-book publishers for antitrust violations.  read more

  • 07.19.12 Professor Joel Gora Comments on Super PACs on CNN
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    With the Supreme Court’s decision of Citizens United v. FEC, political experts are estimating that very wealthy anonymous donors will spend over $6 billion during the 2012 election season.  read more

  • 07.19.12 Professor Susan Herman Contributes to New Book, Learning from Precedent
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    Professor Susan Herman recently contributed to Learning from Precedent, a new book for prospective law students.  read more

  • 07.17.12 Nicholas W. Allard Becomes the Eighth Dean of Brooklyn Law School
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    On July 1, 2012, Nicholas W. Allard became Dean of Brooklyn Law School.   read more

  • 07.13.12 Professor Steven Dean on President Obama’s Small Business Tax Incentives
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    Professor Steven Dean commented on President Obama’s new proposed tax incentive for small businesses on China Central Television.  read more

  • 07.13.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Discusses Mitt Romney and Bain Capital on MSNBC’s “The Last Word”
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    Professor Roberta Karmel was a panelist on MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” to discuss Mitt Romney’s role and responsibility as head of Bain Capital.   read more

  • 07.13.12 Professor Chris Serkin Comments on Loopholes to California’s Foie Gras Ban in USA Today
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    Professor Chris Serkin spoke to USA Today about a California chef who claims he has found a loophole to the state’s recent ban on foie gras.  read more

  • 07.13.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Comments on SEC Rulemaking Crunch
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    In Bloomberg BNA, Professor Roberta Karmel, along with several other former SEC Commissioners, spoke about the agency’s current rulemaking crunch.  read more

  • 07.09.12 Professor David Reiss Comments on Morgan Stanley Ratings Fraud Case in Bloomberg
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    Professor David Reiss spoke to Bloomberg about a recent lawsuit against Morgan Stanley, claiming that the company was given unwarranted investment grade ratings.  read more

  • 07.09.12 Professor Mark Noferi on Rutgers Webcam Case and Immigration in New Jersey Law Journal Op-Ed
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    Professor Mark Noferi discussed the Rutgers webcam case in relation to immigration detention in a recent op-ed for the New Jersey Law Journal.  read more

  • 07.09.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Discusses Morrison v. National Australia Bank in New York Law Journal
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    In her monthly column “Securities Regulation” for the New York Law Journal, Professor Roberta Karmel discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision of Morrison v. National Australia Bank.  read more

  • 06.27.12 Professor Neil B. Cohen an Expert and International Leader on Commercial and Contract Law
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    Professor Neil B. Cohen is well-known in the field of contracts and commercial law, having co-authored one of the leading contracts casebooks and written numerous law review articles on these subjects.  read more

  • 06.18.12 Professor Joel Gora on Campaign Fundraising from 1970s to Today
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    Professor Joel Gora was interviewed by the Washington Post about various laws that have restricted campaign fundraising over the last few decades.  read more

  • 06.18.12 Professor Adam Kolber Cited in Discussion about Placebo Disclosure to Patients
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    Professor Adam Kolber was referred to by American Medical News about whether or not doctors should disclose the use of placebos to their patients.  read more

  • 06.15.12 Professor Jonathan Askin on Child Pornography Allegations in Environmental Activism Case
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    In a recent op-ed for the Huffington Post, Professor Jonathan Askin addresses child pornography charges by a Congressional committee against environmental activist, Maria Gunnoe.  read more

  • 06.15.12 Professor Lisa Smith, BLS Students, Pediatricians Simulate Child Abuse Case
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    Professor Lisa Smith and 15 Brooklyn Law School students teamed up with pediatricians from the Maimonides Pediatric Residency Program to simulate a child abuse case that demonstrated proper medical and legal procedures.  read more

  • 05.22.12 Janet Sinder Appointed New Library Director
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    Brooklyn Law School is pleased to welcome Janet Sinder as the Library’s new Director and Associate Professor of Law.  read more

  • 05.22.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Comments on the Legal Obstacles Faced by Start-Ups
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    Entrepreneur magazine highlighted the pro bono work of the Law School’s Brooklyn Legal Incubator and Policy (BLIP) Clinic, which “helps startups navigate legislative, regulatory and judicial obstacles.”  read more

  • 05.18.12 Professor Cynthia Godsoe Discusses Impoverished Families in National Law Journal Op-Ed
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    In a recent op-ed for the National Law Journal, Professor Cynthia Godsoe criticizes a new bill in Wisconsin that attempts to criminalize “nonmarital parenthood” as child abuse and neglect.   read more

  • 05.10.12 Professor David Reiss Comments on Obsolete City Reports
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    Professor David Reiss recently spoke to Channel 13 News about New York's plan to overhaul obscure committees and reports that no longer hold any purpose.   read more

  • 05.08.12 Professor Elizabeth Schneider Discusses Flaws in "Stand Your Ground" Laws on MSNBC
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    Professor Elizabeth Schneider was a featured guest on MSNBC to discuss the “Stand Your Ground” law, which allows individuals in several states to use self-defense against an attacker without an obligation of retreat following the attack.  read more

  • 05.07.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Speaks to the Huffington Post about Traditional Media vs. New Media in Political Campaigns
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    As the number of social media users continues to skyrocket, politicians preparing for the 2012 elections are exploring new forms of media to share their messages.  read more

  • 05.07.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Featured on BronxNet’s “Today's Verdict” Program
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    Professor Jonathan Askin was a recent featured guest on the “Today’s Verdict” program on BronxNet.  read more

  • 05.07.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Discusses SOPA and Alternative Solutions to Piracy in the Huffington Post
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    In a recent article in the Huffington Post, Professor Jonathan Askin commented on the ongoing controversy surrounding the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA).  read more

  • 05.07.12 Professor Aaron Twerski Appointed Special Master Again in Second Round of World Trade Center Mass Tort Litigation
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    Professor Aaron Twerski is a preeminent authority in the areas of products liability and tort law and he has garnered numerous awards, including the American Bar Association's Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award and the American Law Institute's R. Ammi Cutter Reporter, to name just a few.  read more

  • 05.03.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Questions the JOBS Act in the New York Law Journal
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    In her latest column in the New York Law Journal, Professor Roberta Karmel comments on the benefits and drawbacks of the newly passed JOBS Act, which eases securities and trade regulations on new media startup companies.  read more

  • 05.01.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Elected to Head the Practising Law Institute Board of Trustees
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    The Practising Law Institute (PLI) recently appointed Professor Roberta Karmel, a longtime PLI Trustee, to head its Board of Trustees.   read more

  • 04.27.12 Professor Elizabeth Schneider Speaks in Turkey on Women Rights Issues
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    In April, Elizabeth Schneider, Rose L. Hoffer Professor of Law, traveled to Turkey to speak at two conferences on women’s rights and domestic violence.  read more

  • 04.19.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Comments on Crowdfunding
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    Professor Roberta Karmel spoke to several news outlets about the pending Jumpstart Our Business Start-Ups (JOBS) Act, that will bring crowdfunding to the business sector.  read more

  • 04.09.12 Brooklyn Law School Mourns the Loss of Professor Michael Madow
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    The Brooklyn Law School community mourns the loss of a beloved colleague, fabulous teacher and cherished friend, Professor Michael P. Madow.  read more

  • 04.05.12 Professor Derek Bambauer Comments on Arizona's Internet Harassment Bill in the Huffington Post
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    Professor Derek Bambauer criticized a controversial bill in Arizona that seeks to criminalize offensive material on the Internet.  read more

  • 04.04.12 Professor Maryellen Fullerton Receives Fulbright Scholarship
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    The U.S. Fulbright program announced that Professor Maryellen Fullerton, a scholar in comparative refugee law, has been appointed to the Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Trento during the 2012-2013 academic year.  read more

  • 03.21.12 Professor Jonathan Askin Speaks at FICCI Frames Panel in Mumbai, India
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    Professor Jonathan Askin spoke at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) annual Frames convention on media and entertainment.  read more

  • 03.21.12 Professor Jason Mazzone Discusses Copyfraud on Surprisingly Free
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    In an interview with Surprisingly Free, Professor Jason Mazzone discusses his recently published book, Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property.  read more

  • 03.15.12 Professor Adam Kolber Comments on "Anti-Racism" Drug
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    Professor Adam Kolber spoke to Metro about a new drug that may reduce prejudice in users.  read more

  • 03.14.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Discusses Crowd-Funding Bills in the New York Law Journal
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    In her latest column in the New York Law Journal, Professor Roberta Karmel discusses new crowd-funding bills that will allow small businesses to bypass securities law requirements.  read more

  • 03.05.12 Professor Derek Bambauer on Unintentionally Breaking Copyright Law on MSNBC's “Digital Life”
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    In a recent MSNBC “Digital Life” article, Professor Derek Bambauer sheds light on the many ways people unintentionally break copyright laws on the Internet.  read more

  • 03.05.12 Professor William Araiza Discusses Douglas Case in Jurist Op-Ed
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    In an op-ed for the Jurist, Professor William Araiza explores how larger ideological legal issues can sometimes be hidden in seemingly minor technical disputes.  read more

  • 03.05.12 Professor Derek Bambauer Interviewed on Hearsay Culture about His Forthcoming Article “Orwell's Armchair”
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    Professor Derek Bambauer was a featured guest on Stanford University's radio show, Hearsay Culture, to discuss his forthcoming article, “Orwell's Armchair.”  read more

  • 03.02.12 Professor James Fanto Comments on the Popularity of Compliance Officer Jobs
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    Professor James Fanto spoke recently with Corporate Secretary about the rising popularity of compliance officer jobs.  read more

  • 02.29.12 Professor Marsha Garrison on Marriage and Family and Her New Book, Marriage at a Crossroads
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    Professor Marsha Garrison on Marriage and Family and Her New Book, Marriage at a Crossroads.  read more

  • 02.21.12 Professor Roberta Karmel Discusses Dodd-Frank on Bloomberg Law
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    Professor Roberta Karmel discussed reforming the financial industry beyond Dodd-Frank on Bloomberg Law.   read more

  • 02.13.12 Professor Jason Mazzone Speculates on U.S. Supreme Court Proposition 8 Ruling in the Huffington Post
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    Now that Judge Stephen Reinhardt struck down Proposition 8 in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, supporters and opponents of the same sex marriage ban await the inevitable appeal to U.S. Supreme Court. Constitutional legal experts expect a close vote, but Professor Jason Mazzone anticipates the law will ultimately be struck down.  read more

  • 02.13.12 Professor Brad Borden Criticizes Tax Inequity in Fox Business News
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    With the recent release of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's 2011 tax returns, experts are returning to the controversial topic of tax inequity.  read more

  • 02.13.12 Professor Lisa Smith Comments on L.A. School Sex Abuse Scandal in the Christian Science Monitor
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    In light of the school sex abuse scandal in Los Angeles, legal experts, child protection organizations, and concerned parents are questioning who to blame.  read more

  • 02.13.12 Professor Jane Yakowitz on E.U. Data Protection Directive in Forbes
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    In a guest post for Forbes, Professor Jane Yakowitz discusses the E.U.'s new Data Protection Directive, which will allow E.U. residents the “right to be forgotten” and delete all information about themselves on the Internet.  read more

  • 02.10.12 Professor David Reiss Comments on Foreclosure Settlements on American Public Media's Marketplace Economy
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    Federal officials have ruled a $25 billion settlement among the nation's largest banks and over 750,000 victims of foreclosure fraud.  read more

  • 02.10.12 Professor Jason Mazzone Predicts Supreme Court Decision on Proposition 8 Case
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    With California's 9th Circuit Court of Appeals' recent decision to overturn Proposition 8, the 2008 vote that constitutionally banned gay marriage in the state, many are expecting the case to ultimately land in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.  read more

  • 02.08.12 Professor David Reiss on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Law360
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    In the wake of the U.S. financial crisis, the Obama administration is following calls by critics to wind down mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  read more

  • 02.07.12 Barron's Features Centennial Professor of Law Roberta Karmel on Economic Reform
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    In a recent interview with Barron's, Professor Roberta Karmel addresses problems with the Dodd-Frank Act and the more drastic reforms that are needed to protect the financial industry from self-destruction.  read more

  • 02.01.12 Professor Brad Borden Addresses Tax Inequality in Huffington Post Op-ed
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    In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Professor Bradley Borden examines Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax return and how it exemplifies the inequalities of the American tax system.  read more

  • 01.30.12 Brooklyn Law School Faculty Foster Thought Provoking Scholarship in All Areas of Law
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    Brooklyn Law School’s faculty has produced a remarkable collection of work that has reached readers worldwide.  read more

  • 01.26.12 Professor David Reiss Discusses State and Local Government Debt on American Public Media
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    In an interview for American Public Media's Marketplace, Professor David Reiss spoke about growing fears among state and local governments that budgets will not be able to cover rising pensions and health care costs.  read more

  • 01.24.12 Professor Brad Borden Comments on Romney’s Tax Returns and Tax Disparity in America
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    In today's Los Angeles Times and Daily Mail, Professor Brad Borden commented on the widening gap between the wealthy and the poor, which he argued is due to an uneven tax code, exemplified by GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s tax returns.  read more

  • 01.23.12 Professor Jason Mazzone Debates President Obama's Recess Appointments on Point of Law
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    Professor Jason Mazzone was one of this week's debaters on Point of Law, a legal discussion forum sponsored by the Center for Legal Policy at the Manhattan Institute.  read more

  • 01.20.12 Professor Jason Mazzone on the Seizure of Megaupload.com
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    Despite heavy traffic and celebrity endorsements, the file-sharing site Megaupload.com was recently shut down for allegedly diverting $500 million in film, television, and music revenue.   read more

  • 01.20.12 Professor Jason Mazzone Discusses SOPA on CrossTalk
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    Professor Jason Mazzone was a featured speaker on Russia Today's CrossTalk to speak on the validity of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).  read more

  • 01.19.12 Professor Nelson Tebbe Addresses How Religious Freedom Clauses Apply to Nonbelievers
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    In a recent interview, Professor Nelson Tebbe discusses the main themes in his article, Nonbelievers, which was published in the Virginia Law Review.  read more

  • 01.13.12 Adjunct Professor Barry Kamins Appointed as Administrative Judge for NYC Criminal Court
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    Adjunct Professor Barry Kamins, who has served as the Administrative Judge for Criminal Matters, Second Judicial District since 2009, has been appointed Administrative Judge for the Criminal Court of the City of New York.  read more

  • 01.04.12 Professor David Reiss Comments on Dodd-Frank Matchmaking Ratings Board in Bloomberg Law Reports
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    Investor advocates and Congress members who favor stricter financial regulation are internally clashing over a proposed addition to the Dodd-Frank Act that would create a board that matched ratings with ratings jobs.  read more

  • 01.04.12 Professor Roberta Karmel on the Causes of "Flash-Crashes" in the New York Law Journal
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    In her recent column for the New York Law Journal, Professor Roberta Karmel explores the causes of "flash-crashes" and how the SEC should regulate these situations of extreme market volatility.   read more