Saturday, September 19, 2009

Hofstra Hosts Oct 18-20 Conference on Ethics of Government Lawyers

On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, October 18 – 20, 2009, Hofstra Law will host “Power, Politics & Public Service: The Legal Ethics of Lawyers in Government.” 

      The conference will focus on the most important regulatory and cultural reforms regarding the ethics of prosecutors, and the ethical duties and limitations of government lawyers who advise or litigate on behalf of public officials or public agencies.

      The Keynote Address will be delivered by Cyrus Vance, Jr., Manhattan District Attorney Candidate and Partner, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason Anello & Bohrer PC.   Confirmed Speakers include: Mark Bartlett, First Assistant, United States Attorney’s Office in Seattle; John B. Bellinger, III, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP and Former Legal Adviser, U.S. State Department and National Security Council; Professor I. Bennett Capers, Hofstra Law; Professor Kathleen Clark, Washington University School of Law; Professor Angela Davis, American University Washington College of Law; Professor Monroe H. Freedman, Hofstra Law; Professor Bruce Green, Louis Stein Professor at Fordham Law and Director, Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics; Professor Peter Joy, Washington University School of Law; Professor Fred Klein, Hofstra Law; Professor Kevin McMunigal, Case Western Reserve University School of Law; Robert Mundheim, Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility; Professor Jamin Raskin, Director, The Law and Government Program, American University Washington College of Law; The Honorable D. Brooks Smith, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; Professor Barry Scheck, Director, Innocence Project, Cardozo Law School; Jeffrey Toobin, Author and CNN Analyst; The Honorable Mark Wolf, Chief Judge, United States District Court for Massachusetts; Ellen Yaroshefsky, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law, Cardozo Law School  

For more information please contact Kami Crary, Director of Special Events, at or (516) 463-6889, or visit

[Download full-color printed brochure here: Dload Ethbrochure.    -- Alan Childress]

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