Archive for ‘Speaking Engagements’

May 16, 2016

Barrett Lectures in Poland, Participates in the March of the Living from Auschwitz to Birkenau

On May 4th, Professor John Q. Barrett delivered a keynote lecture, “The History of the


John Barrett

Nuremberg Trials,” at a March of the Living International, Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights & Jagiellonian University symposium in Krakow, Poland. The symposium, “The Double Entendre of Nuremberg: The Nuremberg of Hate & the Nuremberg of Justice,” featured leading jurists, government ministers, scholars, lawyers and other experts from around the world. For video, click here; Professor Barrett’s lecture begins around the 38:00 mark. And for an album of symposium photos, click here.

On the following day, Professor Barrett was one of thousands who participated in this year’s March of the Living from Auschwitz to Birkenau, horrific sites of Nazi imprisonment, torture, enslavement and extermination, primarily of Jews, during World War II. (For video of the March, click here.)

Professor Barrett also appears in a film on the Nuremberg trials that was presented at the symposium, and in February he spoke at the March of the Living International leadership meeting in Aventura, Florida.

Professor Barrett is biographer of Justice Robert H. Jackson, U.S. chief prosecutor at and principal architect of the 1945-1946 international Nuremberg trial. He writes The Jackson List, which reaches over 100,000 readers around the world.

May 10, 2016

Goldweber Presents on Access to Justice Panel at Macon B. Allen Black Bar Association Event at Justice Kenneth Browne Community Law Day Symposium at York College

Professor Ann Goldweber presented on Access to Justice Programs available to the Queens goldweberCommunity through St. John’s University School of Law. The Honorable Howard Lane, Supreme Court Justice, Queens County Supreme Court, was the moderator. Other panelists included representatives of Queens Legal Services Corporation and the civil and criminal divisions of the Queens Legal Aid Society.

May 2, 2016

Greenberg Presents on Cognitive Bias in Negotiation

Professor Elayne E. Greenberg presented two talks about how the cognitive bias of


Elayne Greenberg

optimistic overconfidence derails negotiations and strategies that effective negotiators might use to counteract its deleterious influence.

On April 8, Professor Greenberg co-presented, “Don’t Name the Cow” at the Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference in New York.

On March 8, Professor Greenberg presented, the “Danger of Falling in Love With Your Case” to the NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of Dispute Resolution. This talk focussed on how optimistic overconfidence is particularly problematic in the entertainment, arts and sports law field where business technologies are evolving and the valuation of corresponding intellectual property rights is ambiguous.

April 29, 2016

Facciolo Presents at PLI on Retail Fund Regulation

Professor Jay Facciolo was the lead speaker in the April 28 PLI program entitled “Basics of jayMutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2016.” The title of his presentation was “The Evolution of an Industry: Approaching 75 Years of Retail Fund Regulation,” which provided an overview of the topics that were covered in more detail during the rest of the program. There were 149 attendees registered for in-person attendance and 236 registered for web attendance, of which 80% had some connection to the asset management business.

April 22, 2016

Facciolo Gives PLI Presentation on Financial Services Conflicts of Interest

This week, Professor Jay Facciolo gave the opening presentation at a PLI program entitled download“Financial Services Conflicts of Interest & Fiduciary Duties 2016: Navigating the Emerging Regulatory Maze.” He started the program off by giving a presentation on fiduciary duties and financial advice, focusing on the common law roots of fiduciary duty and how they have been translated into the statutory and regulatory regimes that govern investment advisers and stock brokers.

March 7, 2016

Sheff Presents at Cardozo AELJ Symposium

Jeremy Sheff

Jeremy Sheff

On February 26, Professor Jeremy Sheff was a panelist at the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal Symposium: “New Impressions on Advertising Law”.  Professor Sheff participated in a panel on Native Advertising, where his comments addressed the empirical and normative foundations of FTC policy requiring disclosures of sponsored content in digital media.

March 4, 2016

Sheff Presents at WIPIP Colloquium

Jeremy Sheff

Jeremy Sheff

On February 20, Professor Jeremy Sheff presented an excerpt of his forthcoming book project, “Valuing Progress,” at the 2016 Works in Progress in Intellectual Property (WIPIP) Colloquium at the University of Washington School of Law.  The presentation, entitled “Progress for Future Persons,” considered the problem of setting innovation and creativity policy in a way that takes into account the interests of people who have not yet come into existence—and whose very existence may in fact be influenced by the policies we adopt today.  Professor Sheff blogged about this presentation, and slides of the presentation are also available.

March 3, 2016

Lazaro presents on the DOL Fiduciary Rule Proposal at NYCLA Committee Meeting

Christine Lazaro

Christine Lazaro

Professor Christine Lazaro gave a presentation about the Department of Labor’s fiduciary duty rule proposal to the Securities and Exchanges Committee of New York County Lawyers’ Association on March 1st.  The rule proposal, which is expected to have a major impact on the financial services industry, is under review by the Office of Management and Budget and is expected to be released soon.

March 1, 2016

Cunningham Testifies Before New York City Council

Larry Cunningham

Larry Cunningham

Professor Larry Cunningham, the Associate Academic Dean, testified before the Committee on Courts and Legal Services of the New York City Council about the right to speedy trial in New York City Criminal Court. His testimony follows a letter-to-the-editor he wrote on the subject to the New York Law Journal, where he argued that systemic reform is needed to the Criminal Procedure Law in order to reduce delays in Criminal Court, which primarily hears misdemeanors. Professor Cunningham testified at the invitation of the Honorable Rory Lancman, the chair of the committee. At St. John’s, Cunningham teaches Criminal Procedure and other courses.

Cunningham Testimony

November 10, 2015

Greenberg Presentation at TMA NextGen Leadership Conference

Elayne Greenberg

Elayne Greenberg

On November 9, 2015, Professor Elayne E. Greenberg presented “Everything You Wanted to Know About Bankruptcy Mediation” to bankruptcy practitioners at the TMA NextGen Leadership Conference. The conference was held at the offices of Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

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