Come hear from Progressive 2Ls about their summer job search strategy, experience and timing. Feature jobs include DOJ, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ACLU, public defender offices, The Hill, and others. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 12:00-12:45pm. Pound 101. Brown bag lunch.
NYU Professor Oren Bar-Gill will talk about the role of consumer psychology (and behavioral economics) in consumer protection, with a focus on the regulation of consumer financial products and the fledgling Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. NYU Professor Oren Bar-Gill: “Consumer Protection: Lessons from Psychology, Economics and the Law” Tuesday, Nov. 1, 12–1pm in Hauser 102. [...]
When the Supreme Court ruled in Ricci v. DeStefano that the New Haven Fire Department engaged in discrimination by throwing out results of a test that seemed to advantage white test-takers, it raised questions about the constitutionality of employment discrimination law long used to enforce the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and other race conscious but [...]
In his 2010 State of the Judiciary report, Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of New York’s highest court, advocated for a guarantee that all have access to legal counsel in civil cases where basic needs are at stake–and since that report he has successfully campaigned for more funding for civil legal services. He will talk about [...]
Do Police need a warrant before attaching a GPS Tracker to your car? Judge for yourself at an exclusive argument preview of the upcoming Supreme Court case, United States v. Jones. Stephen Leckar and Micah Smith, counsel for Jones, will moot the case for the HLS community before it is argued in the Supreme Court. [...]
It’s Justice Kennedy’s country — the rest of us just live in it. Or so it sometimes feels when the U.S. Supreme Cou’s most important decisions are announced. Prof. Feldman will talk about the principles behind many of Justice Kennedy’s 5-4 opinions, and how those principles may affect the Court’s ultimate decision on the constitutionality [...]
ACS Community Service Day with Project No One Leaves. Saturday, Oct 22, 10am-1pm. One of our chapter’s goals this year is to become more engaged within the community. This Saturday, October 22nd, we will be teaming up with Project No One Leaves to canvass foreclosed homes and provide these struggling members of our community [...]