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  • 09.30.16 Alumni Share the Lessons of ‘Billions’ with Students
    Billions

    On Thursday, Sept. 22, the Brooklyn Business Law Association held the panel “Chasing Billions: How Corporate & Securities Law Brings Unlikely Players Together” featuring four graduates who work closely with securities law. The discussion was based in part on the premise of the Showtime series “Billions,” which depicts the battle between a hedge fund rife with corruption and a U.S. Attorney who tries to take it down.   read more

  • 08.23.16 Student Summer Fellowships Focus on Public Service
    Scales of justice

    Further advancing Brooklyn Law School’s reputation as a top law school for public service, five students this summer received coveted fellowships that focused on providing legal assistance to underserved groups.  read more

  • 06.20.16 Brooklyn Law School Team Top 10 in the World at International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition
    ICC 2016

    The team from Brooklyn Law School reached the semifinal round and finished ninth overall at the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition, held in The Hague, Netherlands, in May. Sixty teams from 44 countries participated in the competition. Brooklyn Law School and Tulane Law School were the only teams from the United States in the competition.  read more

  • 06.20.16 Kelsey Russo ’17 Authors Award-Winning Article for The National Law Review
    Kelsey Russo

    Media Technology: The Evolution of Journalism and the Constitutional Complications of Drone Reporting,” by Kelsey Russo ’17, was chosen by the National Law Review as winner of the publication’s Writing Competition.  read more

  • 06.08.16 Very Reverend Patrick J. Keating ’17 Named Deputy CEO of Catholic Charities for Brooklyn and Queens
    Patrick Keating

    Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has named Very Reverend Patrick J. Keating ’17 as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer. In the last two years, he has served as the agency’s Chief of Staff. Keating is also Associate Vicar for Human Services of the Diocese of Brooklyn and Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Migration Services.  read more

  • 05.25.16 Corporate and Real Estate Clinic 2016 Spring Semester Highlights
    Corporate Real Estate Clinic 2016

    Professor Debra Bechtel’s Corporate and Real Estate Clinic offers students the unique experience of representing low-income cooperative boards of directors as "house counsel.” With another semester now in the books – Professor Bechtel’s clinic has provided free legal services for the past 19 years – the students involved worked on a variety of real estate issues.  read more

  • 04.28.16 ‘Sky’s the Limit’ for Students at CUBE Innovators Competition
    CUBE Innovators 2016

    At the recent third annual Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) Innovators Competition, nine students received seed money to launch new startups for their winning proposals for entrepreneurial ventures and legal services for entrepreneurs.  read more

  • 04.27.16 Jared Goldstein ’17 Examines Copycat Lawsuit, Trademark Law in Complex
    Jared Goldstein

    Jared Goldstein ’17 recently wrote an article for Complex Media about the application of trademark law to shoe designs. “Here's What Happens When a Brand Gets Sued for Ripping Off a Sneaker Design” examines a last year case in which Adidas successfully sued Skechers for its Onix sneaker, a shoe which bore striking resemblance to Adidas’ Stan Smith shoe.  read more

  • 04.22.16 Brooklyn Law School Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering in Miami and New Orleans
    Alternative spring break

    Through the Public Service Office’s alternative spring break program, nine Brooklyn Law School students traveled to New Orleans and Miami to provide much-needed legal assistance to the Louisiana Civil Justice Center and the Miami Dade Public Defenders Office.  read more

  • 04.14.16 Joe Caldarera ’17 Appears on CNN Presidential Town Hall
    Joe Caldarera

    Brooklyn Law School students know how to ask the tough questions. On April 13, Joe Caldarera ’17 got his chance to do just that on the national stage when he took part in the CNN presidential town hall with Senator Ted Cruz, moderated by Anderson Cooper. After welcoming Cruz to the Big Apple, Caldarera asked the candidate about his recent comments about “New York values."  read more

  • 03.23.16 Moot Court Teams Earning Major Victories
    2016 International Criminal Court

    The Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society has achieved significant victories in competitions during the spring semester, further advancing its reputation as one of the most distinguished and successful moot court programs in the country.  read more

  • 02.24.16 Black Law Students Association Earns Recognition, Advances to Nationals
    BLSA

    For the first time ever, Brooklyn Law School’s Black Law Students Association sent two teams to the Frederick Douglas Moot Court competition in Newark, N.J. The national appellate advocacy competition has been held annually since 1975 by the National Black Law Student Association, the largest law student organization in the nation.  read more

  • 02.24.16 WNYC Features Debate on Apple/FBI Case in Dean Nick Allard’s Privacy Law Class
    Courtney Hargrove

    WNYC paid a visit recently to the Law School’s Privacy Law in a Digital Age class taught by Dean Nick Allard to cover a lively and timely presentation by four students who argued on behalf of Apple, the FBI, the victims of Syed Farook in the San Bernardino mass shooting in December, and a privacy-rights group. The other 38 students in the class served as the judges and voted 20-18 to reverse a federal magistrate’s order that Apple help the FBI break into Farook’s iPhone.  read more

  • 01.12.16 Jonathan Wong ’17 Featured on ‘Asian American Life’ Television Newsmagazine
    Brooklyn Law School - Jonathan Wong '17

    Jonathan Wong ’17, a student at Brooklyn Law School, has a pretty impressive day job. At age 24, he serves as a town councilman in Mahwah, N.J., and is one of the youngest elected officials in the United States. Wong was recently featured on the television newsmagazine “Asian American Life,” which covers in-depth stories of the Asian American community in the New York City area.    read more