For Immediate Release:  May 11, 2012
2012, 05, 11

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to Deliver Hofstra Law Commencement Address

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to Deliver Hofstra Law Commencement Address

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Kristen McMahon
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Hofstra Law
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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Jonathan Lippman, chief judge of the State of New York and chief  judge of  the Court of Appeals, will deliver the commencement address at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y.

Lippman was appointed by Gov. David A. Paterson ’82 in January 2009 and confirmed by the New York State Senate in February 2009. He previously served as the presiding justice of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Department, and as the chief administrative judge of all New York State courts. He frequently lectures around the country on access to justice and judicial branch leadership and innovation, and has published numerous articles on these and other topics.

DATE:                       Sunday, May 20

TIME:                       7:30 p.m.

PLACE:                    David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex
                                        Hofstra University, North Campus
                                        Hempstead, N.Y. 11549

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The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is located 40 minutes from New York City in suburban Long Island. Hofstra Law is home to nearly 850 students, an alumni base of more than 10,600 members and a distinguished faculty of more than 50 professors, including many scholars recognized as national and international experts in their field. The law school is part of Hofstra University and is fully accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association.

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