Sunday, February 17, 2008

This Week @ACS


TUESDAY February 19
12:20 PM; JG 107
Gitmo Tuesday: No Day is Super When You're Detained Indefinitely
Jonathan Hafetz is counsel for the Justice Program at NYU's Brennan Center. He will give a review of recent, current, and upcoming developments in detainee and Habeas Corpus litigation before federal courts.
Lunch Served.

WEDNESDAY February 20
12:20 PM; JG 105
Inducing Labor: Unions and the 2008 Election
Recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board have been considered by some to be detrimental to labor. Mitchell Rubenstein, a practicing labor attorney for NYSUT and an Adjunct Professor at St. John's Law and New York Law School, will present labor's perspective while Peter Moss, a pro-business attorney for Jackson and Lewis, will defend the decisions by the NLRB. Both will also discuss the effects the 2008 election might have on the field of labor law. Professor Mark Barenberg will moderate.
Co-sponsored by the Federalist Society.
Lunch Served.

THURSDAY February 21
12:20 PM; JG 105
Scandal at 1600: The US Attorneys Affair
Preet Bharara, chief counsel to Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and a former assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, has been described by Time Magazine as "the point man on the probe" into the US attorneys' firings. Respected on both sides of the aisle, Preet will discuss his work for the Judiciary Committee and the nature of this investigation.
Lunch Served.


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