Spotlight on Faculty

Brooklyn Law School’s faculty members are contributing to their fields through scholarship, presentations on a global scale, interacting with their students in the community, and engaging with the media across many different platforms. Below are some faculty highlights.

Professor Robin Effron Earns National Attention for Recent Scholarship 

Robin EffronEven for an accomplished scholar like Professor Robin Effron, few thrills compete with that of peer recognition. Her forthcoming article in the Alabama Law Review, “Reason Giving and Rule Making in Procedural Law” (2014), has won significant attention—including a visit to Nashville as part of the 2013 New Voices in Civil Justice Workshop at Vanderbilt University. 

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Professor Bennett Capers discuss “Cannibal Cop” trial on WNYC

Professor I. Bennett Capers, was featured on a WNYC radio broadcast discussing the high-profile trial of Gilberto Valle, the so-called “Cannibal Cop,” a NYC police officer charged with conspiracy to kidnap, kill, and eat women. Capers is an expert in criminal law and procedure, and a prolific writer and commentator on these topics. Prior to teaching, he spent nearly ten years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York. This past fall, Capers was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), where he will continue his ongoing service on ALI’s Model Penal Code: Sexual Assault and Related Offenses Project. 

Listen to the full WNYC interview.


Experience Prof. Joel Gora’s Constitutional Law class.

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