Judicial Responsibility for Justice in Criminal Courts

Conference hosted by the Monroe Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics at Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law

April 6, 2017 | 8:45 a.m.-6 p.m.

Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus
225 Hofstra Boulevard, Hempstead, New York

This conference was made possible, in part, through the
Abraham J. Gross ‘78 Conference and Lecture Fund at Hofstra Law.

Conference Report

The Judicial Responsibility for Justice in Criminal Courts Conference Report shares discussions and recommendations that emerged from the conference’s presentations, panels, and work groups.



The State of Justice in Criminal Courts in the U.S.

Hon. Lisa Foster
Former Director, Office for Access to Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, and Judge, San Diego Superior Court, California (Ret.)



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  • State of New York Unified Court System Logo
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This program qualifies for 6.0 transitional/nontransitional CLE credits in Ethics and 1.5 in Areas of Professional Practice.

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the state of New York. New York CLE credits are available to satisfy the mandatory, nontransitional requirement for attorneys attending the symposium.

Please advise the CLE service secretary at the registration desk if you wish to receive CLE credit. You will be required to complete a sign-in sheet at the start and conclusion of the day. Additionally, you must complete an evaluation for the program.

Lawyers admitted in jurisdictions other than New York should check with those jurisdictions to determine CLE requirements in their states.

For more information, please contact Judith Black, Judith.N.Black@hofstra.edu.


Please direct questions to:
Laura Lanzillotta

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