2005 Legal Ethics Conference

2005 Legal Ethics Conference

The 2005 Legal Ethics Conference -
"Lawyers' Ethics in an Adversary System"
October 30 - November 1, 2005

Click Here for Ethics Conference Brochure (Includes Conference Registration Form)

Please return completed registration form on or before October 14, 2005, to:
Joanne Ramirez
Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Hofstra Law School
121 Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York 11549
Phone: (516) 463-6889
E-mail: lawethics@hofstra.edu

Conference Schedule

Sunday, October 30, 2005
8 a.m.-4 p.m. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Hofstra Cultural Center Foyer
Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus
9-11 a.m BRUNCH
11-11:15 a.m WELCOMING REMARKS

Herman A. Berliner
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Hofstra University

Aaron D. Twerski
Dean and Professor of Law
Hofstra University School of Law

Roy D. Simon
Professor of Law
Director of the Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics
Hofstra University School of Law
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m OPENING ADDRESS

Deborah L. Rhode
Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law
Stanford Law School
"Legal Ethics in an Adversary System: The Persistent Questions"
12:15-1:15 p.m. AFTERNOON SESSION I

Steven Lubet
Professor of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
"The Loyalty Trilemma"

Barbara S. Gillers, Esq.
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
"The Duty of Zealous Representation and the Corporate Lawyer: Some Hard Issues"

2:15-2:30 p.m.

COFFEE BREAK
2:30-4:45 p.m. AFTERNOON SESSION II

Charles W. Wolfram
Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law, Emeritus
Cornell Law School
"Cautionary Thoughts about Lawyer Liability as Fiduciaries"

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Alan M. Dershowitz
Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law
Harvard Law School
"Lawyers' Ethics in a Constitutionalized Adversary System"
6 p.m. Banquet in Honor of Monroe H. Freedman
Garden City Hotel


BANQUET ADDRESS:

Monroe H. Freedman
Professor of Law
Hofstra University School of Law
" In Praise of Overzealous Representation: Lying to Judges, Deceiving Third Parties, and Other Ethical Conduct"

Monday, October 31, 2005
8 a.m.-3 p.m. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Hofstra Cultural Center Foyer
Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus
8-8:55 a.m. BREAKFAST
9 a.m.-Noon Stephen Saltzburg
Wallace and Beverley Woodbury University Professor
George Washington University School of Law
"A Grand Slam of Professional Irresponsibility and Judicial Disregard"

Stephen Gillers
Emily Kempin Professor of Law
New York University School of Law
"The Perjurious Criminal Defendant: A Critique of
Freedman's Critique and All Other Solutions (or Why
Do We Keep Talking About This?)"


Lisa Lerman
Professor
Columbus School of Law
The Catholic University of America
"Dishonesty"
Noon-1:30 p.m. LUNCHEON
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, 10th floor

LUNCHEON ADDRESS
Charles J. Ogletree
Jesse Climenko Professor of Law
Harvard Law School
"Charles Hamilton Houston and the Ethics of Civil Rights Advocacy"
1:30-4:30 p.m. AFTERNOON SESSION

Thomas D. Morgan
Oppenheim Professor of Antitrust and Trade Regulation Law
The George Washington University Law School
"The Corporate Lawyer and the 'Three Hardest Questions'"

Anita Bernstein
Sam Nunn Professor of Law
Emory University School of Law and
Wallace Stevens Professor of Law
New York Law School
"Zeal"

Lonnie T. Brown, Jr.
Associate Professor
University of Georgia School of Law
"Reconsidering the Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege - A Response to the Compelled-Voluntary Waiver Paradox?"
4:30-5:30 p.m. INFORMAL GET-TOGETHER AND REFRESHMENTS

Tuesday, November 1, 2005
8 a.m.-3 p.m. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Barbara and Maurice A. Deane Law Library Foyer
Hofstra University School of Law
8-9 a.m. BREAKFAST
Leeds, Morelli & Brown Atrium
Hofstra University School of Law
9 a.m.-Noon MORNING SESSION

Roger C. Cramton
Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law Emeritus
Cornell Law School
"Counseling Non-Litigation Clients in an
Adversary System"


Ellen Yaroshefsky
Executive Director
Jacob Burns Ethics Center
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
"How Secret Evidence is Eroding the Adversary System"

Burnele V. Powell
Dean and Miles and Ann Loadholt Professor of Law
School of Law, University of South Carolina
"Creating Space to Be Ethical and Professional"
Noon-1:30 p.m. LUNCHEON

LUNCHEON SPEAKER

Hon. David G. Trager
Judge, U.S. District Court for the
Eastern District of New York
"Do Ethics Rules Protect Lawyers or Clients? Secret
Taping and Some Other Illustrations"

1:30-3:30 p.m. AFTERNOON SESSION

W. Bradley Wendel
Associate Professor of Law
Cornell Law School
"Institutional and Individual Justification in Legal Ethics: The Problem of Client Selection"

Roy D. Simon
Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professor of Legal Ethics
Hofstra University School of Law
"The Nuclear Option: Threatening a Grievance Against Opposing Counsel"
3:30-5 p.m. ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Commentators:
Laura Appleman
Visiting Assistant Professor
Hofstra University School of Law
  Linda Galler
Professor
Hofstra University School of Law
  Jeanne P. Gray
Esq., Director, Center for Professional Responsibility
American Bar Association
  Carol A. Needham
Professor
St. Louis University School of Law
  Steven Wechsler
Professor, College of Law
Syracuse University
  Carol Ziegler
Adjunct Professor of Law
Brooklyn Law School

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