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Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Materials

Saturday, April 30, 2022 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
“Will a Judicial Ethics Code Ever Apply to the Justices? Should one? What Can and Should We Do About Ginni Thomas?”
Stephen Gillers ’68
Elihu Root Professor of Law
NYU School of Law

Ethics CLE (1 credit) via Zoom Webinar

28 U.S. Code § 455

John Roberts’ Year End Report (2011)

Perry v. Schwarzenegger, 630 F.3d 909 (2011)

Scholars' letter to CJ Roberts 2.3.22

21st Century Courts Act of 2022

Suggested readings:

  • Rich Lowry, "Clarence Thomas Is Better Than His Critics," National Review (April 1, 2022)

  • Danny Hakim, Jo Becker and Alan Feuer, "Texts Show Ginni Thomas’s Embrace of Conspiracy Theories," N.Y. Times (March 26, 2022)

  • Jane Mayer, "Legal Scholars Are Shocked By Ginni Thomas's 'Stop the Steal' Texts," New Yorker (March 25, 2022)

  • Jackie Calmes, “Has Clarence Thomas’ Wife crossed a line. Yes, and then some,” L.A. Times (February 25, 2022) 

  • Danny Hakim and Joe Becker, “The Long Crusade of Clarence and Ginni Thomas,” N.Y. Times Magazine (February 22, 2022) 

  • Michael Kranish, “Critics say Ginni Thomas’s activism is a Supreme Court conflict. Under court rules, only her husband can decide if that’s true,” Washington Post (January 31, 2022)

  • Jane Mayer, “Ginni Thomas’s Crusades,” New Yorker (January 31, 2022)

Saturday, April 30, 2022 | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
​​​​"The Supreme Court and American Life: Continuity or Disruption in the Law?"
Troy McKenzie ’00
Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law

NYU School of Law
Professional Practice CLE (1 credit) via Zoom Webinar

NYU Reunion Outline

Baude JLL Shadow Docket

Ford Motor Co v Montana Eighth Judical Dist Ct (Gorsuch, J)

Fulton v City of Philadelphia (Barrett, J)

Saturday, April 30, 2022 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
“The Future of Human Rights: Existential Challenges and Creative Responses”
César Rodríguez-Garavito
Professor of Clinical Law
Faculty Director and Chair, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
NYU School of Law


Margaret L. Satterthwaite ’99
Professor of Clinical Law
Faculty Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
Director, Global Justice Clinic
Faculty Director, Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights
NYU School of Law

Professional Practice CLE (1 credit) via Zoom Webinar

Human Rights 2030

Litigating the Climate Emergency

Critical Legal Empowerment for Human Rights

Satterthwaite’s blog post: In a world of radical inequality, solidarity is a cornerstone of justice

Saturday, April 30, 2022 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
"The US Struggle to Implement a Comprehensive National Policy on Climate Change"
Katrina M. Wyman
Sarah Herring Sorin Professor of Law, NYU Law
Deputy Faculty Director, Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law
Environmental and Energy Law LLM Program Director, NYU Law

Professional Practice (1 credit) via Zoom Webinar

The Legal and Administrative Risks of Climate Regulation

The Environmental Protection Agency's Role in U.S. Climate Policy - A Fifty Year Appraisal


Wednesday, November 3, 2021 | 6:00-7:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
James Madison Lecture
"The Power of the Prior Conviction"
Judge Jane Kelly
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Professional Practice CLE (1 credit) via Zoom Webinar

Categorial Mistakes: The Flawed Framework of the Armed Career Criminal Act and Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

Suggested readings:

  • Paul Butler, Chokehold (The New Press, 2017)
  • Policing the Black Man (Angela J. Davis, ed., 2017)

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | 6:00-7:30 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Derrick Bell Lecture on Race in American Society
"Racial Realism Today"
Robert S. Chang
Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality at Seattle University School of Law

One New York State CLE credit in the area of Professional Practice is available for this event. The credit is both transitional and non-transitional and is appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys.

Racial Realism.pdf

Serving Two Masters.pdf

Gonzalez v Douglas FEDERAL SUPPLEMENT, 3d SERIES.pdf

Trump EO on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.doc

ARS 15-111 and 112.doc

Map: Where Critical Race Theory is Under Attack


Saturday, April 24, 2021 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
“The Giuliani Files (continued)”

Stephen Gillers ’68
Elihu Root Professor of Law
NYU School of Law

Ethics CLE (1 credit) via Cvent Session

Legal Ethics Presentation

Coalition Ltr. Re-Professional Responsibility Investigation

Saturday, April 24, 2021 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Jim Crow in the 21st Century: Policing-Based Housing Policies, Racial Segregation, and Mass Criminalization
Deborah Archer
Jacob K. Javits Professor (2020-2021)
Professor of Clinical Law
Co-Faculty Director, Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law
NYU School of Law

Professional Practice CLE (1 credit) via Cvent Session

Crime-Free Housing Ordinances, Explained

Sunday, April 25, 2021 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Madison's Music: Democracy and First Amendment
Burt Neuborne
Norman Dorsen Professor of Civil Liberties Emeritus
Founding Legal Director, Brennan Center for Justice

NYU School of Law
Professional Practice CLE (1 credit) via Cvent Session

Democracy and the First Amendment

Re-Ordering the First Amendment

Sunday, April 25, 2021 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
The Future of Securities Law in a Biden Administration
Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Pierrepont Family Professor of Law
Co-Director of the Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance
Director of the Program on Corporate Law and Policy
NYU School of Law

Professional Practice CLE (1 credit) via Cvent Session

On the Front Lines of America's Cyber Wars

Wandering Advisors


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Monday, October 19, 2020 | 6:00-7:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
When Judges and Justices Throw Out Tools: Judicial Activism in Rucho v. Common Cause
Judge James A. Wynn Jr.
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Professional Practice CLE (1 credits) via Zoom Webinar

Common Cause v. Rucho.pdf

Rucho v. Common Cause.pdf

Judicial activism outline.pdf

 

Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 6:00-7:30 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Derrick Bell Lecture on Race in American Society
Race, Evidence, and Police Violence: Seeking 2020 Vision
Jasmine Gonzales Rose
Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law & Associate Director for Policy at the Boston University for Antiracist Research

Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias or Professional Practice CLE (1 credit) via Zoom Webinar. Please note, newly admitted attorneys are ineligible for CLE credit in the area of Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias.

Racial Character Evidence in Police Killing Cases.pdf

Toward a Critical Race Theory of Evidence.pdf


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