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, IIIPartner, Arnold & Porter LLP and Former Legal Adviser, U.S. State Department and National Security Council
  • Professor I. Bennett CapersHofstra Law
  • Professor Kathleen ClarkWashington University School of Law
  • Professor Angela DavisAmerican University Washington College of Law
  • Professor Monroe H. FreedmanHofstra Law
  • Professor Bruce GreenLouis Stein Professor at Fordham Law and Director, Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics
  • Professor Peter JoyWashington University School of Law
  • Professor Fred KleinVisiting Professor of Law, Hofstra Law
  • Professor Kevin McMunigalCase Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Robert MundheimChair, ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Professor Jamin RaskinDirector, The Law and Government Program, American University Washington College of Law
  • Professor Barry ScheckProfessor of Law and Director, Innocence Project, Cardozo Law School
  • The Honorable D. Brooks SmithJudge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Jeffrey ToobinAuthor and CNN Analyst
  • The Honorable Mark WolfChief Judge, United States District Court for Massachusetts
  • Ellen YaroshefskyClinical 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

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