The Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration cordially invites you to a public meeting on January 18, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South. A continental breakfast will be available at 9:00 a.m. The program is free, but registration is required.  To register, send an e-mail to ija.admin@nyu.edu.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the proposal of Professor Samuel  Estreicher that the New York Court of Appeals amend Rule 520.3 of its Rules for Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law to allow a student to sit for the bar examination after two years of law school.  Speakers will include:

  Moderater
  RANDAL S. MILCH
  Verizon Communications Inc.
 
  SAMUEL ESTREICHER
  NYU School of Law
  The case for bar eligibility after two years of law school
 
  BRIAN TAMANAHA
  Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
  The economics of a legal education
 
  JOHN Q. BARRETT
  St. John’s University School of Law
  New York’s experience with law-office internships
 
  RANDY HERTZ
  NYU School of Law
  JOY RADICE
  University of Tennessee College of Law
  Perspective of the law school clinician
 
  RICHARD MATASAR
  New York University
  Perspective of a former law school dean

  ZACHARY FASMAN
  Paul Hastings LLP
  Perspective from the outside law firm

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and Associate Judge Victoria A. Graffeo of the New York Court of Appeals and several members of the New York State Board of Law Examiners will be attending the January 18th meeting.