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  • 06.27.19 Pinto Fellowship Supports Students Committed to LGBTQ Rights
    Elliot Disha Tanha ’21

    As a client legal services intern at Housing Works, Elliot Disha Tanha ’21 has been spending the summer doing client intake, drafting pleadings, representing individuals in housing court, and working on a long-form memo on tenant succession rights—all on behalf of LGBTQ clients living with HIV/AIDS.

  • 05.22.19 Brooklyn Law School Celebrates 118th Commencement, Announces Honors
    Brooklyn Law School Celebrates 118th Commencement

    Brooklyn Law School celebrated its 118th commencement ceremony on May 17 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music where 328 J.D. and 21 LL.M. degrees were conferred. The ceremony featured an inspiring address by Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General of New York, who received an honorary degree, and a surprise appearance by U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Schumer. The Law School also has announced the names of graduates who have been awarded honors.

  • 04.30.19 Symposium Examines Incitement Doctrine 100 Years after First Free Speech Case and 50 Years After Brandenburg
    Symposium Examines Incitement Doctrine 100 Years after First Free Speech Case and 50 Years After Brandenburg

    This year marks the centennial of the first U.S. Supreme Court cases giving serious consideration to free speech, decided in response to convictions of dissenters who opposed American participation in World War I and allegedly incited interference with the war effort.

  • 04.26.19 Professor of Law Emeritus Joseph “Joe” Crea ’47 Turns 104
    Professor of Law Emeritus Joseph “Joe” Crea ’47 Turns 104

    Professor of Law Emeritus Joe Crea ‘47, a much beloved faculty member and alumnus, turned 104 on April 26. Crea’s teaching career at the Law School spanned more than six decades, and he taught as recently as 2014.

  • 04.16.19 Sixth Annual CUBE Innovators Invitational Draws Teams from Around New York City
    Sixth Annual CUBE Innovators Competition Draws Law School Teams from Around New York City

    At Brooklyn Law School’s Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) sixth annual Innovators Invitational, student teams from Brooklyn Law School, Fordham University School of Law, Cardozo School of Law, and Cornell Tech competed for $12,000 in prizes.

  • 03.21.19 Symposium Brings Together Law and Business Scholars to Examine Trends in Corporate Compliance
    Symposium Brings Together Law and Business Scholars to Examine Trends in Corporate Compliance

    No longer a new or emerging phenomenon, corporate compliance has become an essential component of corporate life. Compliance has become increasingly complex, and its failures can have dramatic consequences for a firm. At the recent symposium, Emerging Trends in Corporate Enforcement and Corporate Compliance, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Business Law & Regulation and the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, experts from law schools and business schools explored the critical issues and challenges facing the field and shared their research, knowledge of compliance practice, and diverse perspectives on corporate compliance.

  • 03.14.19 Brooklyn Law School Named a Top 50 “Go-To Law School”
    Go-To Law Schools

    Brooklyn Law School has once again been named as one of 50 “Go-To Law Schools” in the nation in an annual ranking that appeared on Law.com, the online arm of The National Law Journal and the New York Law Journal.

  • 02.27.19 Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General of New York, to Receive Honorary Degree at 118th Commencement
    Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General of New York, to Speak at 118th Commencement

    Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General of New York and the first woman to serve as New York State Attorney General, will address graduates at Brooklyn Law School’s 118th commencement at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on May 17, 2019.

  • 02.22.19 In Visit to the Law School, ABA President Focuses on Improving Wellness in the Legal Profession
    In Visit to the Law School, ABA President Focuses on Improving Wellness in the Legal Profession

    American Bar Association President Bob Carlson visited Brooklyn Law School on Feb. 14 to meet with students, faculty, and staff to explore some of the pressing issues of the practice of law today. Carlson has a special interest in improving law student and lawyer wellness and mental health, and he brought his message to a series of gatherings at the Law School, including a special lunchtime open forum attended by more than 100 students and faculty in the Subotnick Center.

  • 01.10.19 Business Boot Camp Equips Law Students for Today’s Global Market
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    Brooklyn Law School held its seventh annual Business Boot Camp, a four-day intensive training program designed to enhance the business and financial savvy of its students and to better meet the needs of today’s evolving global business marketplace, Jan. 7 to 10. Nearly 100 students took part in the popular four-day “mini MBA” winter session course, which is led by Professor Michael Gerber, an internationally recognized expert in bankruptcy law, and presented in collaboration with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services and John P. Oswald ’84, President and Chief Executive Officer Capital Trust Group and member of the Law School’s Board of Trustees. The program gives students an opportunity to learn from alumni business leaders and entrepreneurs who serve as speakers, panelists, and participants in breakout sessions. This year, more than 80 alumni participated in the program.