The New York Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct: Background and Next Steps

Date

March 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law and the Cardozo Criminal Law Society invites you to

The New York Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct: Background and Next Steps

The creation of a Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct in 2018 makes New York the first state with an independent body to address complaints about the conduct of its prosecutors.

This panel will discuss the constitutional, legal, and policy issues raised by the legislation creating the Commission, the lobbying effort to pass the legislation, pending litigation challenging the law, and recent amendments.

Panelists:

  • Hon. Robert S. Smith (Ret.), Partner, Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman and Former Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals
  • Mylan L. Denerstein, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Former Counsel to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
  • Marvin E. Schechter, Former Chair, New York State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section
  • Moderator: Professor Jessica Roth, Co-Director of the Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law at Cardozo School of Law

This event is approved for 1.0 transitional/non-transitional NY CLE credits in Ethics & Professionalism.

The event will take place in the Third Floor Lounge.

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