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Art Leonard’s Summer edition of podcast “LGBT Law Notes”

By LeGaL - The LGBT Bar Association of Greater NY
July 21, 2017

NYLS Faculty: Art Leonard

Discussion of the latest legal news affecting the LGBT community here and abroad. With Professor Arthur Leonard of New York Law School and Matthew Skinner, Executive Director of LeGaL.

 

 

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Brian Kaszuba quoted “Community Board 10 looking at Eighth Ave. Center”

By Brooklyn Daily Eagle
July 21, 2017

NYLS Faculty: Brian Kaszuba

A massive commercial-residential development on the border of Dyker Heights and Sunset Park is still in the planning stages, but members of Community Board 10 are not waiting until the shovels are in the ground to take a close look at the ambitious project.

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Brian Kaszuba quoted “Mega-development for Eighth Avenue under preliminary review”

By Brooklyn Reporter
July 21, 2017

NYLS Faculty: Brian Kaszuba

The latest version of a mega-development planned for a vacant piece of property abutting Eighth Avenue between 61st and 63rd Streets is smaller than what had originally been proposed, but still may be too large to fit comfortably in an area already burgeoning, both in terms of population and in terms of new construction, according to community watchdogs who are already gearing up to review the proposal.

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Deborah Archer podcast interview “The debate over President Trump’s election commission”

By We the People
July 20, 2017

NYLS Faculty: Deborah Archer

The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, established by executive order in May, is charged with “study[ing] the registration and voting processes used in federal elections” and will ultimately submit a report to President Donald Trump documenting its findings and recommendations.

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Art Leonard article “Five-Year Sentence for Not Disclosing HIV Status Upheld”

By Gay City News
July 20, 2017

NYLS Faculty: Art Leonard

An Ohio state appeals court has affirmed a felonious assault conviction and five-year prison sentence for Jeffrey A. Boatright, a gay Akron man convicted by a jury of violating a law criminalizing an HIV-positive individual’s failure to disclose their serostatus prior to engaging in sex.

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Deborah Archer essay “Interactive Constitution: The Twenty-Fourth Amendment”

By National Constitution Center
July 19, 2017

NYLS Faculty: Deborah Archer

The Framers struck a bargain regarding the right to vote when they drafted the Constitution. The Constitution would not dictate the qualifications of voters—that matter would be left to the states. But the right to vote for members of the House of Representatives would be guaranteed to those eligible to vote for members of a state’s lower legislative chamber. In this way, the matter of voter qualifications was principally left to state discretion.

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Kalman Yeger ’11 featured “Democrat Councilman David Greenfield locks in colleague to run for his Brooklyn seat, sparking backlash”

By New York Daily News
July 18, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Kalman Yeger ’11

Brooklyn City Councilman David Greenfield has tapped his ally Kalman Yeger to run for his City Council seat, in a deal criticized by good government groups who say it deprives Democrats of the chance to choose a candidate in an open primary.

 

 

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Christine Calip Victor ’03 featured “Billboard’s 2017 Top Music Lawyers Revealed, Led By Joel Katz”

By Billboard
July 17, 2017

NYLS Alumni: Christine Calip Victor '03

These 61 keen legal minds are on the front lines of copyright fights and superstar deals, led by the Bronx-born, Atlanta-based attorney who circles the world for his A-list clients.

 

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NYLS mentioned “Looking back at how Preet Bharara handled Albany culture in court”

By NY1
July 14, 2017

NYLS Mentioned

Just a day after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested and charged with public corruption in 2015, U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, who was bringing the case, gave a talk at New York Law School, where he called on New Yorkers get behind his campaign against the political culture in Albany.

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Nadine Strossen mentioned “Adam Carolla, Ben Shapiro to Testify in Congressional Hearing on Free Speech at Colleges”

By Hollywood Reporter
July 14, 2017

NYLS Faculty: Nadine Strossen

Members of Congress are curious about the riots that ensue at U.C. Berkeley and other universities seemingly whenever a conservative is scheduled to deliver a speech. A hearing has been scheduled on the matter, and among those invited to testify is comedian Adam Carolla, The Hollywood Reporter learned Friday.

 

 

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