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2009 Legal Ethics Conference

Power, Politics, and Public Service:
The Legal Ethics of Lawyers in Government

Sunday, Monday & Tuesday
October 18 – 20, 2009

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.

Keynote Speaker:

Cyrus Vance, Jr., Manhattan District Attorney Candidate and Partner, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason Anello & Bohrer PC

Confirmed Speakers:

  • 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, Visiting Professor of Law, 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
  • Professor Barry Scheck, Professor of Law and Director, Innocence Project, Cardozo Law School
  • The Honorable D. Brooks Smith, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • 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


Kami Crary
Director of Special Events
Hofstra Law
121 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Email: lawethics@hofstra.edu
Phone: (516) 463-6889