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

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

  • 06.26.14 Legal Hackers Profiled for Tackling Revenge Porn and Parolee Reentry
    Jonathan Askin

    New York Legal Hackers – largely an offshoot of the Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy ("BLIP") Clinic – is the subject of an extensive profile in this week’s Law Technology News.

     


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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 05.01.14 BLS Board of Trustees Appoints Three New Members
    Brooklyn Law School
    Brooklyn Law School has announced three outstanding additions to its Board of Trustees: The Honorable Claire R. Kelly ’93, U.S. Court of International Trade; Debra Humphreys ’84, Founder and Chair of the Board of Trustees, Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School; and Manuel H. Quintana, Founder and President, Bravo! Bravo! Sports Management and Marketing Inc.  read more
  • 04.24.14 Dean Allard Visits Fox Business Network and CNBC to Discuss 15% Tuition Reduction
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    Dean Nick Allard appeared today on “Varney & Co.,” the top-rated program on the Fox Business Network, to discuss Brooklyn Law School’s upcoming 15 percent tuition cut.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Please note the following:

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

    Please exercise caution when traveling and stay warm and safe.  read more