Jonathan Oberman, a professor who trains public defenders at Cardozo Law School, also scoffs at Vance’s reasoning. “There are conflicting stories from a witness?” he says. “Okay — then just apply the same standard to poor and low-income people and let them derive the same benefit.”
|Professor Peter Markowitz|
|Professor Lindsay Nash|
Professors Peter Markowitz and Lindsay Nash will be presenting tributes to Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at an event held at NYU Law on March 6. The NYU Annual Survey of American Law will dedicate its 75th volume to Judge Katzmann, and tributes will be delivered by his friends and colleagues.
In addition to Markowitz and Nash, tributes will be delivered by the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States; the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States (Video); the Honorable Guido Calabresi, United States Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; the Honorable Ann Claire Williams, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (retired); Nancy Morawetz, Professor of Clinical Law, NYU School of Law; James C. Duff, Director, Administrative Office of the United States Courts; Paul Light, Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University; and, Russell Wheeler, Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution, and President of the Governance Institute.