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Congratulations, Class of 2020!

The 2020 Commencement ceremony scheduled for Friday, May 15, has been POSTPONED.

Please check back periodically for Commencement updates.

The Brooklyn Law School Community Congratulates the Class of 2020

Share Your #BrooklynLaw2020 Celebration!

Brooklyn Law School Instagram Graduation Cap (gif)
Instagram Graduation Cap (GIF)
 
Brooklyn Law School Instagram Graduation Cap (png)
Instagram Graduation Cap (PNG)
 
Clint Carlisle in BrooklynLaw2020 Graduation Cap
Clint Carlisle ’20

Please share your own celebrations: post photos of your Commencement Celebration at Home to Facebook and/or Instagram with the hashtag #BrooklynLaw2020.

Download the Instagram sticker and post your picture! Don’t forget to tag @BrooklynLawSchool and use hashtag #BrooklynLaw2020.

For iOS (Apple) users:

  1. Download the "BLS-gradcap-2020" instagram sticker (.gif or .png).
  2. Tap and hold photo to copy/save to your photos.
  3. Take a photo of yourself.
  4. Open the Instagram story option within the Instagram app.
  5. Select the photo of yourself to use.
  6. Then tap photo to get a blue cursor.
  7. When the keyboard pops up, tap the cursor.
  8. The paste option will appear.
  9. Click on it and the sticker appears.
  10. You can resize and rotate the sticker using 2 fingers.
  11. You can then either send the image to stories or save to your photos.
  12. Don’t forget to tag @BrooklynLawSchool and use hashtag #BrooklynLaw2020 before sharing your story.

 

For Android users:

  1. Download the "BLS-gradcap-2020" instagram sticker (.gif or .png).
  2. Take a photo of yourself.
  3. Select the pencil icon to open your image editor to edit your photo.
  4. Click the peeling smiley face icon.
  5. Select your gallery to find the downloaded sticker.
  6. You can resize and rotate the sticker using 2 fingers.
  7. You can then either send the image to stories or save to your photos.
  8. Open the Instagram story option within the Instagram app.
  9. Don’t forget to tag @BrooklynLawSchool and use hashtag #BrooklynLaw2020 before sharing your story.

 

Honors, Prizes, and Awards

Through a variety of academic prizes, college honors, departmental honors, and awards, Brooklyn Law School recognizes and celebrates our students' achievements.

Commencement Speaker: Preet Bharara

Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and host of the Stay Tuned with Preet podcast

Preet Bharara
Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and host of the Stay Tuned with Preet podcast

Preet Bharara served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2017. Bharara oversaw the investigation and litigation of all criminal and civil cases and supervised an office of over 200 Assistant U.S. Attorneys, who handled cases involving terrorism, narcotics and arms trafficking, financial and healthcare fraud, cybercrime, public corruption, gang violence, organized crime, and civil rights violations. The New York Times dubbed Bharara one of “the nation’s most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors.” In 2017, Bharara joined the NYU School of Law faculty as a Distinguished Scholar in Residence. He is the Executive Vice President of Some Spider Studios and the host of CAFE’s Stay Tuned with Preet, a podcast focused on issues of justice and fairness. Bharara graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and from Columbia Law School, where he was a member of the law review. He is the author of a top-five New York Times bestselling book, "Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law."

May 2020 Graduates