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  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Serves on Panel for CLE on Special Counsel Investigations, Legal Ethics February 13, 2019
    Ellen Yaroshefsky, the Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professor of Legal Ethics and the executive director of the Monroe Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics, on Feb. 8 served as an expert panelist for the CLE program “Special Counsel Investigations and Legal Ethics” at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh. Professor Yaroshefsky was one […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Quoted on DOJ’s Stance on Post-Conviction Prosecutor Rule in Law360 February 6, 2019
    DOJ Bucks Trend on Protections Against Wrongful ConvictionsBy Andrew StricklerLaw360Feb. 3, 2019 Excerpt:The DOJ opposition in Michigan follows similar opposition from U.S. attorneys in states including Arizona, Illinois, California and Tennessee, all of which ultimately adopted the rule. That stance is increasingly out of step with the legal community’s more progressive attitude towards “actual innocence” […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Receives Levy Award From NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics January 4, 2019
    Professor Ellen Yaroshefsky will be recognized by the Committee on Professional Ethics of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) with the Sanford D. Levy Award on January 16 at the NYSBA Annual Meeting in New York City. In announcing Professor Yaroshefsky as this year’s Levy Award recipient, the committee wrote: “Yaroshefsky is the Howard Lichtenstein […]
  • Hofstra Law’s Faculty Ranks in Top 50 for Scholarly Impact in 2018 August 21, 2018
    The faculty of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is ranked No. 49 among law school faculties for its scholarly impact in a new study by professors at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Hofstra Law is also ranked No. 7 for scholarly impact among New York state law schools. The […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Quoted in Washington Post Story on Ethicality of Recording Clients July 26, 2018
    The Fix Michael Cohen secretly recorded Trump. Does that make him a bad lawyer? By Deanna Paul The Washington Post July 26, 2018 Excerpt: What circumstances would justify recording a client? Does ‘general practice’ qualify? Ellen Yaroshefsky, executive director of the Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics and a member of […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Quoted in New York Times on Possible Felony Charges Facing Eric Schneiderman May 15, 2018
    Cuomo Asks for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Schneiderman By Jan Ransom The New York Times May 8, 2018 Excerpt: Mr. Schneiderman could face a felony charge for some of his behavior, depending on how severe the assaults were and if they involved strangulation, legal experts said. (Ironically, Mr. Schneiderman, who was a New York State […]
  • Hofstra Law Student Seema Rambaran 3L Wins 2nd Place and People’s Choice Award in 2018 Hofstra-Digital Remedy Venture Challenge May 1, 2018
    Hofstra Law third-year student Seema Rambaran won Second Place and the People’s Choice award in the 2018 Hofstra-Digital Remedy Venture Challenge for her tech startup Lawdio, a service that provides audio recordings of cases for law school students to listen to anytime, anywhere. Seema, along with Reza Yassi 3L, was one of 10 finalists to […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky to Receive Center for Constitutional Rights Founders Award April 17, 2018
    Ellen Yaroshefsky, the Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professor of Legal Ethics and executive director of the Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Founders Award. In announcing Professor Yaroshefsky as this year’s CCR Founders Award honoree, the organization offered the following […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Quoted in New York Times on Unfit Lawyer in USS Cole Case February 6, 2018
    Many Say He’s the Least Qualified Lawyer Ever to Lead a Guantánamo Case. He Agrees. By David Philipps The New York Times Feb. 5, 2018 Excerpt: In death penalty cases, the military tribunal rules require so-called learned counsel who have tried capital cases before. The team’s former lead counsel had tried 38. Lieutenant Piette has […]
  • Groundbreaking Conference Hosted at Hofstra Issues Report: ‘Judicial Responsibility for Justice in Criminal Courts’ December 11, 2017
    On April 6-7, 2017, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the Foundation for Criminal Justice, the Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics at Hofstra Law, the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, the Center for Court Innovation, and the State of New York Unified Court System convened a conference designed to explore […]
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