Ethical Issues in Crisis Lawyering

  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Fordham University
  • WEBINAR
  • Source: National Disaster Legal Aid > National Disaster Legal Aid Advocacy Center
Topics:
  • Training
  • Domestic Violence
  • Access to Justice
  • Immigration

Please join us for a moderated discussion with contributors from the new book: Crisis Lawyering: Effective Legal Advocacy in Emergency Situations

Register Here: https://fordham.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1_8c3C-VR6e-KqL4yNMi5w

Presented by

The Stein Center for Law and Ethics at Fordham Law School

The Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

and

Albany Law School

“First responder” lawyers who contributed chapters to this work will describe the ethical challenges they confronted when resolving crises during the representation of workers, immigrants, domestic violence survivors, and members of the press and media. These lawyers will be joined by legal ethics professors in an interactive discussion of how best to analyze and address ethical challenges like those they encountered. Registrants will receive a discount code to purchase the book from the publisher, NYU Press.

Speakers:

Baher Azmy, Legal Director, Center for Constitutional Rights

Caroline Bettinger-López, Professor of Law and Director of the Human Rights Clinic, University of Miami School of Law

Ray Brescia, Hon. Harold R. Tyler Chair in Law and Technology and Professor of Law, Albany Law School; Co-Editor, Crisis Lawyering: Effective Legal Advocacy in Emergency Situations (NYU Press, 2021)

Bruce A. Green, Louis Stein Chair of Law and Director of the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics, Fordham University School of Law

Carmen Huertas-Noble, Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Community and Economic Development Clinic, CUNY School of Law

David McCraw, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, The New York Times   

Jay Sullivan, Managing Partner, Exec|Comm LLC 

Ellen C. Yaroshefsky, Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professor of Legal Ethics and Executive Director of the Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

  • CLE Credit Comments: CLE CREDIT for the program is pending in accordance with the requirements of the New York State and New Jersey State CLE Boards for a maximum of two (2) ethics credits. Out-of-state attendees will have to apply to their states' CLE Board for credit. There is no fee to attend and earn CLE credit but you must register in advance.