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The Practice—and Rule—of Law by Stephen Ellmann, Lester Martin Professor of Law and Director of Clinical and Experiential Learning at New York Law School
Thank you to all of you. This Chair means a lot to me—and your presence even more. Thanks especially to Dean Anthony Crowell, who has supported the development of clinical and experiential learning so steadfastly—and me too. Thanks also to Jethro Lieberman for his gracious introduction. I would be proud to hold any Chair at New York Law School…Read more…
Justice Harlan’s Enduring Importance for Current Civil Liberties Issues, from Marriage Equality to Dragnet NSA Surveillance by Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law at New York Law School
I would be deeply honored to be appointed to any Chair, but I am especially thrilled to hold the Chair named after a Supreme Court Justice whom I have long held in the highest esteem, due to five interrelated aspects of his character and work. I have strived to emulate his character and work throughout my career—of course, never coming close to his achievements…Read more…
“[T]he word is the making of the world . . . .”
Wallace Stevens was one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century. As a longtime admirer of his work, I am especially honored to accede to an academic Chair in his name. In tribute to Stevens’ legacy as an admired and accomplished lawyer and poet, I want to address the subject of law and the poetic imagination…Read more…
On September 22, 2010, college freshman Tyler Clementi committed suicide after his roommate streamed a video of Tyler kissing another man.1 His story brought the issue of cyberbullying2 to the world stage, garnering intense news media coverage. Public figures, including President Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, and Anderson Cooper spoke out against cyberbullying soon thereafter…Read more…
There is a lot at stake for a defendant during the course of a criminal trial.1 Every possible measure should be taken to preserve the integrity of the proceedings.2 The Constitution provides a defendant with the right to confront her accuser and witnesses against her during trial.3 Defendants also have a due process right to a fair trial.4 Both of these rights can conflict with a child witness’s right to be afforded special accommodations to protect her from any potential trauma associated with testifying…Read more...
Steven Avery captured America’s attention when Making a Murderer premiered on Netflix on December 18, 2015.1 The country watched in awe as he was finally exonerated by DNA evidence, after serving eighteen years in prison for a crime he did not commit.2 The most troubling part: Avery presented sixteen strong alibi witnesses at his trial…Read more…
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