New York, NY (April 20, 2010)—Civil rights attorney Norman Siegel, counsel to the West Harlem Business Group in their fight against the use of eminent domain in Columbia University’s expansion plan, will speak at New York Law School on “The Use (or Misuse) of Eminent Domain in NYC,” on Tuesday, April 27. Expert real estate lawyer Ross Moskowitz ’84, Partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP, will be the commentator.
This event is sponsored by New York Law School’s Center for New York City Law and Center for Real Estate Studies.
“The law of eminent domain is in flux,” Ross Sandler, Director of the Center for New York City Law, said. “We are gratified to have a lawyer in one of the key cases speak on this important topic.”
DATE: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
TIME: 8:15 a.m.
LOCATION: 185 West Broadway (between Worth and Leonard Streets), 2nd Floor Events Center, New York Law School
Members of the media may RSVP to LaToya Jordan at LaToya.Jordan@nyls.edu or 212.431.2191.
About New York Law School
Founded in 1891, New York Law School is an independent law school located in lower Manhattan near the city’s centers of law, government, and finance. New York Law School’s renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in such areas as constitutional law, civil and human rights, labor and employment law, media and information law, urban legal studies, international and comparative law, and a number of interdisciplinary fields. The School is noted for its nine academic centers: Center on Business Law & Policy, Center on Financial Services Law, Center for International Law, Center for New York City Law, Center for Professional Values and Practice, Center for Real Estate Studies, Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families, Institute for Information Law & Policy, and Justice Action Center. New York Law School has more than 13,000 graduates and enrolls some 1,500 students in its full- and part-time J.D. program and its four advanced degree programs in financial services law, real estate, tax, and mental disability law studies. www.nyls.edu
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