Aug 16, 2019

Integrity, generosity, grit and joy were the guiding themes of Dean Melanie Leslie’s welcome to the Class of 2022 for their first day of orientation.

Dean of Admissions David Martinidez kicked off the day in the newly renovated Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, highlighting the accomplishments and diversity of the 313 students in the incoming Fall and May-entering J.D. class.


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Nov 18, 2019
 
Professor Kate Shaw analyzed the impeachment hearings as they unfolded on ABC News, saying "The no quid quo pro case has been falling apart for some days. Today you see...everyone involved really on both sides, both on the U.S. side and eventually on the Ukrainian side, understand there is this linkage." 
 
Nov 14, 2019

Adjunct Professor Justin Braun, Senior Appellate Attorney for the Bronx County District Attorney's Office received the award for Prosecutor of the Year, Appellate Advocacy, by the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York and the New York Prosecutors Training Institute. He was presented with the award July 13, 2019, in Cooperstown, New York.

Nov 8, 2019

Professor Ekow Yankah discussed his views on whether NCAA athletes should be paid on WFAE's "Charlotte Talks." He said: "I think the system is broken and what's the best way to fix it? If we want to fix the system we don't do it by collapsing the things that are valuable about college education...we should find ways to make sure that the degrees these students get are worthwhile."

Listen here.

Nov 8, 2019

Professor Jessica Roth spoke on MSNBC about the impeachment process, saying, ""if [Giuliani] is pursuing the President's personal interests then he is not pursuing the country's interests and that's where the President is in trouble. The impeachment inquiry is going to be about whether he abused his power by pursuing his narrow, personal interests rather than the interests of the United States of America."

Oct 16, 2019
Professor Waldman is leading the 2019-2020 Mediation Clinic, where she looks forward to helping students hone their communication skills and reflect on how the mediator's tool-kit can be deployed, both in the third party neutral stance , as well as in an advocacy role. Attorneys must be skilled in locating their clients' underlying interests, reframing inflammatory remarks, listening capably for forward movement, and responding to strong emotion with care and empathy.
Oct 10, 2019
Professor Jessica Roth was a guest on WNYC's The Docket to talk about impeachment and Rudy Giulian's role in President Trump's dealings with the Ukraine: "It's possible that Giuliani could be considered a principal in a campaign finance violation because the campaign finance laws make it a crime to solicit or accept anything of value from a foreign entity," Roth said.
 
Listen to the WNYC clip here.

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