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  • Professors Theo Liebmann and Ellen Yaroshefsky Conduct CLE Training for Fragomen October 15, 2019
    Professors Theo Liebmann and Ellen Yaroshefsky teamed up on Oct. 3 to provide a CLE training for over 150 lawyers at the Fragomen law firm, the largest immigration law firm in the United States. Fragomen attorneys have been increasing their pro bono activities as ever more draconian immigration policies have been implemented by the Trump administration, […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Writes Book Chapter on the Mueller Investigation and Legal Ethics September 23, 2019
    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, is the author of the chapter “The Mueller Investigation and Legal Ethics” in the forthcoming book The Mueller Investigation and Beyond (Carolina Academic Press), which is due to be released […]
  • Hofstra Law’s Freedman Institute Organizes Nat’l Conference on Training Lawyers as Leaders September 20, 2019
    The Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law has organized the conference “Leading Differently Across Difference: A National Conference on Training Lawyers as Leaders.” The full-day event is being held on Nov. 8 at the Association of the Bar of the City of New […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Quoted in Bloomberg Law Story on Chances That Judge in USS Cole Bombing Case Will Face Disciplinary Action May 2, 2019
    Few Avenues to Discipline Ex-Cole Judge Over Impartiality Doubts By Melissa Heelan Stanzione Bloomberg Law Big Law Business April 22, 2019 Excerpt: Ethics experts and attorneys said even though it’s likely that Vance Spath won’t face disciplinary action for failing to disclose his efforts to get a job at the Justice Department while serving on […]
  • Article by Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Published in Hofstra Law Review Symposium Issue March 12, 2019
    The article “Symposium Introduction” written by 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, was published in the Hofstra Law Review Movement Lawyering Ethics Roundtable Symposium (Vol. 47, Issue 1, Fall 2018). Professor Yaroshefsky also edited another article in […]
  • Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky’s Article on Regulation of Lawyers in Government to Be Published February 21, 2019
    The article “Regulation of Lawyers in Government Beyond the Representation Role” by 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, has been accepted for publication in the Notre Dame Journal of Ethics and Public Policy. The article discusses […]
  • 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 […]
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