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Equal Justice at Risk: Confronting the Crisis in Civil Legal Services (CLE)

 
The New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy and The Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program invite you to attend our upcoming program featuring a keynote address by New York’s Chief Judge, Jonathan Lippman, “Equal Justice at Risk: Confronting the Crisis in Civil Legal Services.” This event  will discuss initiatives intended to improve access to the civil legal system for poor and underrepresented groups and focuses on the innovative work of Chief Judge Lippman.

In addition to an address by Chief Judge Lippman, the event features a panel discussion with Judge Robert Katzmann of the Second Circuit, Alan Levine of Cooley, LLP and former Chairman of the Board of the Legal Aid Society, and Helaine M. Barnett, Adjunct Professor of Law, former President of the Legal Services Corporation and Chair of the Chief Judge’s Task Force to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services in New York. Dean Richard Revesz will moderate the discussion, to be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
 
Contact Information
Lynn Eisenberg
law.jlpp@nyu.edu
 
 
Date & Location
Date: 10/24/2011
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Vanderbilt Hall (40 Washington Square Park South)