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Last day to add or drop classes online 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Last day to add or drop classes online

January 28

(MLK Week of Action) Impact Today: Movement Lawyering and the Black Lives Matter Movement 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(MLK Week of Action) Impact Today: Movement Lawyering and the Black Lives Matter Movement

January 28 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Hear from Black Lives Matter leader Marbre Stahly-Butts, Executive Director of Law for Black Lives, about what it means to be a movement lawyer. Date Monday, January 28, 2019 Time 12:50 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Location Boardroom W204 RSVP here

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Public Service Summer Internship Fair 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

Public Service Summer Internship Fair

January 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Employers will speak with students in a “table-talk” setting. Some employers may conduct screening interviews. Bring multiple copies of your resume! Confirmed Employers: Bronx District Attorney’s Office Catholic Charities Children’s Law Center Fair and Just Prosecution Legal Aid Society – Civil, Criminal Defense, and Juvenile Rights Practices LIFT (Legal Information for Families Today) Manhattan Legal […]

Bar Exam Workshop 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Bar Exam Workshop

January 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monica E. Kipiniak MBE Workshop Date Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Time 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location C425

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(Master Class) Digital Evidence And The Fourth Amendment: Social Media With Michael Pasinkoff 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Master Class) Digital Evidence And The Fourth Amendment: Social Media With Michael Pasinkoff

January 31 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Michael Pasinkoff is an assistant district attorney in the Violent Criminal Enterprises Unit of the New York County District Attorney’s Office. Prior to joining the Violent Criminal Enterprises Unit, he served as the Deputy Chief of the Hate Crimes Unit for more than three and a half years. Mr. Pasinkoff investigates and prosecutes homicides and […]

(Symposium) ADR and Diversity 04:30 pm - 07:50 pm

(Symposium) ADR and Diversity

January 31 @ 4:30 pm - 7:50 pm

A symposium on identifying and overcoming challenges to attaining diversity in the practice of professional dispute resolution. CLE: 2 credits in Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias; 1 credit in Professional Practice (NY transitional and nontransitional) Featuring Chirlane McCray, First Lady of NYC Date Thursday, January 31, 2019 Time 4:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. Location […]

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Discussion of Stephanie Urdang’s memoir, Mapping My Way Home 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm

Discussion of Stephanie Urdang’s memoir, Mapping My Way Home

February 1 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Hosted by the South Africa Reading Group. Please RSVP to penelope.andrews@nyls.edu by January 28th.

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Bar Exam Workshop 10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Bar Exam Workshop

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kirk D. Burkhalter ’04 MEE Workshop Date Sunday, February 3, 2019 Time 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location W120

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(Lunch Lecture) The Global Displacement Crisis 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) The Global Displacement Crisis

February 6 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

The massive flow of refugees and internally displaced people has altered the global political landscape. Firas Kayal will explain the current displacement crisis, review the existing international legal framework, and discuss measures taken by the United Nations to address this problem.   Firas Kayal is the Senior Policy Advisor in the New York Office of […]

(Master Class) Navigating a Real Estate Financing Transaction and Adding Value as a New Associate 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Master Class) Navigating a Real Estate Financing Transaction and Adding Value as a New Associate

February 6 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

PRESENTER:  Alec Rubenstein ’13 Associate, Real Estate Practicing Group, King & Spalding   Alec Rubenstein ’13 will share key insights and tips about being effective and adding value to clients and supervising attorneys during your first few years as an associate. He will also offer insights about the transition from law school to firm life […]

Bar Exam Workshop 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Bar Exam Workshop

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monica E. Kipiniak MBE Workshop Date Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Time 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location C425

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(IP Lunch) “Temporary” Conceptual Art, Property, and Copyright With Professor Richard Chused 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(IP Lunch) “Temporary” Conceptual Art, Property, and Copyright With Professor Richard Chused

February 7 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Join Richard Chused, Professor of Law, for a meditation on the property and copyright issues that pertain to a work of conceptual art. Professor Chused is a prolific scholar and an expert on copyright law and related subjects, property law and its history, and gender and law in American history. He joined the NYLS faculty […]

Circle Up Film Screening 05:30 pm - 08:45 pm

Circle Up Film Screening

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Join the New York Law School Impact Center for Public Interest Law, Restorative Justice Initiative, and Brownsville Think Tank Matters, Inc. for a special screening of the documentary CIRCLE UP, introduced by Professor Susan Abraham. The film tells the powerful story of a mother reaching out to her teenage son’s killer to offer a chance […]

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159th CityLaw Breakfast Series 08:15 am - 09:30 am

159th CityLaw Breakfast Series

February 8 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 am

The Center for New York City Law, Dean Anthony W. Crowell, and Professor Ross Sandler, Director Cordially invite you to the 159th CityLaw Breakfast Presenting Rick Cotton Executive Director, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Date Friday, February 8, 2019 Time 8:15 a.m. Place 185 West Broadway (between Worth and Leonard Streets) Events […]

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Bar Exam Workshop 10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Bar Exam Workshop

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kirk D. Burkhalter ’04 MEE Workshop Date Sunday, February 10, 2019 Time 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location W120

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Last day to withdraw from classes without “WD” grade on transcript 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Last day to withdraw from classes without “WD” grade on transcript

February 11

(Lunch Lecture) Working as a United Nations Lawyer 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) Working as a United Nations Lawyer

February 11 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

The U.N. Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) provides a unified central legal service for the Secretariat and to principal and other organs of the U.N. It also contributes to the progressive development and codification of public international law and trade law. Ronja Bandyopadhyay, an OLA legal officer, will give an overview of its work and […]

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(Impact Today) Corporations Are People Too 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Impact Today) Corporations Are People Too

February 12 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

CORPORATIONS ARE PEOPLE TOO: A CONVERSATION WITH PROFESSOR KENT GREENFIELD Impact Today! is a lunchtime series hosted by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law. The series highlights how current events impact civil rights and civil liberties. In this post-Citizens United world, Americans are still struggling with questions concerning corporate personhood. Join us for a […]

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(Lunch Lecture) Driverless Cars: The Legal Issues 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) Driverless Cars: The Legal Issues

February 13 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Once seen as fantasy, self-driving cars are now sharing the road with other drivers. Paul Keller will discuss the legal aspects of driverless cars such as current laws and regulations, and issues concerning liability, data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity.   Paul Keller, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, is an intellectual property litigation and transactional […]

(Racial Justice Roundtable) Civil Rights: Then and Now 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Racial Justice Roundtable) Civil Rights: Then and Now

February 13 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Join us for a meaningful discussion on some of the greatest civil rights battles, past and present, including the strategies employed and the possible roles of future civil rights attorneys. The panel will be led by Dennis Parker and Britney Wilson from the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ). Mr. Parker is the […]

Bar Exam Workshop 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Bar Exam Workshop

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monica E. Kipiniak MBE Workshop Date Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Time 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location C425

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No classes: Presidents Day 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

No classes: Presidents Day

February 18

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Monday classes meet 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Monday classes meet

February 19

(Lunch Lecture) Succeeding in Global Peace Processes 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) Succeeding in Global Peace Processes

February 19 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

At any given time, 30 to 40 wars, conflicts, or skirmishes take place in the world, making the need for effective peace processes as urgent as ever. And yet, the vast majority of these discussions fail within five years. Jenifer Joyce ‘90 will discuss the key factors needed for successful peace process negotiations and implementations. […]

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Celebrating Professor Stephen J. Ellmann’s Master Work 12:15 pm - 02:30 pm

Celebrating Professor Stephen J. Ellmann’s Master Work

February 20 @ 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Board of Trustees Chair Arthur N. Abbey ’59, Dean Anthony W. Crowell, and Associate Dean William P. LaPiana cordially invite you to welcome Professor Stephen J. Ellmann’s new master work. Ellmann, NYLS’s Lester Martin Professor of Law, will discuss the central themes of the book as we celebrate it at a special lunch reception. His […]

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(IP Lunch) IP Transactions with Susan McGahan ’90 of AT&T 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(IP Lunch) IP Transactions with Susan McGahan ’90 of AT&T

February 21 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Susan McGahan ’90 is an assistant vice president, senior legal counsel, in AT&T’s Intellectual Property group. She currently handles all aspects of transactional work, including patent sales, licensing, and supply chain agreements relating to IP; assertion; litigation, and trademark enforcement. Prior to joining AT&T, Susan worked at Coudert Brothers and then at two IP boutique […]

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(Lunch Lecture) The Role of Lawyers in Capital Markets 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

(Lunch Lecture) The Role of Lawyers in Capital Markets

February 25 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

To expand their growth and operations, companies frequently raise capital by issuing stocks, selling bonds, or by turning to private markets. Nathan Ajiashvili ’05 will describe the key role played by lawyers as they guide companies through complex regulatory matters overseeing the capital markets. Nathan Ajiashvili ’05, a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, represents […]

Building A Legal Career In Non-Profit Leadership And Advocacy 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Building A Legal Career In Non-Profit Leadership And Advocacy

February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a networking program with NYLS alumni working at non-profit legal services organizations, public policy advocacy groups, and in a wide variety of social justice practice settings. Light snacks will be served.   Alumni Include: Melissa Accomando ’14, Staff Attorney, Education Advocacy Project, Brooklyn Defender Services Johanna Miller ’08, Director, Education Policy Center, […]

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(Impact Today) Transgender Rights In The Trump Era 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Impact Today) Transgender Rights In The Trump Era

February 26 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Impact Today! is a lunchtime series hosted by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law. The series highlights how current events impact civil rights and civil liberties. In October 2018, The New York Times reported on a leaked Department of Health and Human Services memo that limited the legal definition of “sex” to onethat would […]

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(Master Class) Blockchain Technology: How It Works And What Its Rise Means To The Legal Profession 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Master Class) Blockchain Technology: How It Works And What Its Rise Means To The Legal Profession

February 27 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Presenter: Melanie Girton Partner, Odell Girton Siegel LLC   Ms. Girton will discuss, in basic terms, the features of blockchains and distributed ledgers, the revolutionary technology best known for underpinning the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.   The program is free; pizza will be served. Date Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time 12:50 P.M.–1:50 P.M. Location W220 RSVP nyls.edu/BLI

(Racial Justice Roundtable) Critical Race Theory 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

(Racial Justice Roundtable) Critical Race Theory

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Racial Justice Project invites you to join us for a conversation with Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, on Critical Race Theory and its applicability globally, especially in South Africa. The discussion will be led by NYLS Professor Penelope Andrews, who recently completed her term as Dean of the University of […]

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Diversity in Tax Practice 12:30 pm - 01:50 pm

Diversity in Tax Practice

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm

Tax law is a diverse and thriving field. Meet outstanding tax lawyers and hear about their career paths. A panel of NYLS tax law alumni will be moderated by Administrative Law Judge Sandra Rodriguez-Diaz, New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal. SPEAKERS: Sharon L. Brown ’12 LL.M., Partner, Barclay Damon LLP; Adjunct Professor, Monroe College Chantel […]

(Master Class) The New Condo/Co-op Form Contract and More Practical Advice 12:50 pm - 01:50 pm

(Master Class) The New Condo/Co-op Form Contract and More Practical Advice

February 28 @ 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

PRESENTER Robert J. Smith ’83 Chair of Subcommittee on Condo and Coop Law, Law Office of Robert J. Smith   In this dynamic conversation, Smith will share his advice on effective networking, leadership on bar association committees, and answer your questions. Questions and comments for Smith will be collected in advance at realestate@nyls.edu.   Date […]

Practice Area Networking Forum with Alumni 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Practice Area Networking Forum with Alumni

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet NYLS alumni practicing in different fields and industries at midsized law firms. Students will have the opportunity to hear about their experience and get practical insight into a typical day’s work and the skills required for particular fields of law. Light refreshments will be served.   Alumni Include: Tommas Balducci ’13, Fenwick & West […]

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