NYLS in the News

Fox Business, “Joe Plumeri on his new book ‘The Power of Being Yourself.'”

By Imis
April 17, 2015

 

 

 

 

Joe Plumeri

Author Joe Plumeri discusses his career and new book ‘The Power of Being Yourself.’

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New York Times, “Social Good Is Not Inconsistent with Profit.”

By Tamara C. Belinfanti
April 16, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Tamara C. Belinfanti
Subject: Corporate Law

After the financial crisis, the value in corporations pursuing profit above all else came under fire. Corporate law itself does not require that corporations relentlessly maximize shareholder value, except in the limited instance when the corporation has put itself up for sale.

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The News & Observer, “State Rep. Beverly M. Earle: Broadband law saves money for municipalities.”

By State Rep. Beverly M. Earle
April 16, 2015

 

 

 

 

New York Law School
Subject: Tax, Debt, IRS

A 2014 study by the New York Law School concluded taxpayers in Wilson face a significant risk if the city’s network can’t cover its costs. Specifically, the city would have to use general fund revenue to cover debt obligations, reducing the dollars available for other needs.

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Gay City News, “US Court Orders Inmate Sex-Reassignment Surgery ‘As Promptly As Possible.'”

By Arthur Leonard
April 15, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Arthur Leonard
Subject: LGBT Rights

For only the second time, a federal district judge has ordered state prison officials to provide sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate. On April 2, Judge Jon S. Tigar in San Francisco, relying on the recommendations of expert witnesses, ruled state officials must provide the procedure for Michelle-Lael Norsworthy “as promptly as possible” in light of her medical condition.

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Capital New York, “Council to renew push for 1,000 more police officers.”

By By Gloria Pazmino
April 13, 2015

 

 

 

 

CityLaw Breakfast Series
Subject: City Council Speaker, NYPD, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Reforms

“To demand reform and demand resources, not mutually exclusive,” Mark-Viverito said of her request last week during a speech at the New York Law School where she defended her call for more police.

 

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Gay City News, “Transgender University of Pittsburgh Student Loses Fight Over Expulsion.”

By Arthur Leonard
April 12, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Arthur Leonard
Subject: LGBT Rights

Just one day before the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that the Army unlawfully discriminated against a transgender woman by denying her the right to use women’s facilities, a federal district court in Pennsylvania rejected a discrimination lawsuit by a transgender man expelled from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown for insisting on using men’s restroom and locker room facilities.

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New York Daily News, “City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito supports NYPD, calls for ‘more resources, not less.'”

By Jennifer Fermino
April 11, 2015

 

 

 

 

CityLaw Breakfast Series
Subject: NYPD, City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Reform

Mark-Viverito, speaking at the New York Law School legislative breakfast, said that reform and resources aren’t “mutually exclusive.”

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New York Law Journal, “Judge Faults Bharara but Keeps Charges Against Silver.”

By Mark Hamblett
April 11, 2015

 

 

 

 

CityLaw Breakfast Series
Subject: Corruption, US Attorney General, Preet Bharara

Bharara followed those comments with a speech the next day at New York Law School in which he ripped decision-making in Albany as run by “three men in a room,” referring to the governor, the Assembly speaker and the Senate majority leader.

 

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Capital New York, “Mark-Viverito defends calls for police expansion and reform.”

By Gloria Pazmino
April 10, 2015

 

 

 

 

CityLaw Breakfast Series
Subject: NYPD, City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Reforms

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito reiterated her requests to increase the headcount of the New York Police Department while implementing criminal justice reforms, during a wide-ranging speech at the New York Law School legislative breakfast Friday morning.

 

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Newsday, “NYC Council leader sticks to demand for more cops.”

By Matthew Chayes
April 10, 2015

 

 

 

 

CityLaw Breakfast Series
Subject: City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYPD, Police Reforms

Addressing a breakfast at New York Law School Friday, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the new cops are necessary to do “community policing,” which her council members say is essential to healing the rift between the NYPD and the neighborhoods officers patrol.

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