Fall 2011

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Feature Articles

Brooklyn Beginnings: Seven First-Year Students Share Their Stories
Every fall, the Law School welcomes a new class of exceptional first-year students. This year’s class is no different. This feature spotlights seven members of the entering class who bring to the school a variety of experiences, from a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to a former White House staffer and Teach for America Corps member. While each story is different, each is no less inspiring, and together they paint a picture of the promising future of the next generation of Brooklyn Law School graduates.…

Pay it Forward: Giving Back Paves the Road to the Future
Brooklyn Law School is a prestigious law school today in large part because of the incredible generosity of its many devoted alumni, friends, and supporters. In this feature, we highlight the contributions of just a few of the outstanding members of the BLS community who make the Law School’s development and success possible. We also proudly introduce our new Director of Development, Jean Smith.…

The Day the Music Died
Adapted from his new book, Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law (Stanford University Press, November 2011), this article discusses music sampling, so called mash-ups, by some of the top artists of the day, and the challenging copyright issues that such sampling raises for the artist and the industry as a whole.…

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