Thursday, November 15, 2007
Joe Forstadt will co-chair a forum to be presented at NYU Law School. Sponsored by the NYU Law Alumni Association, its annual fall lecture series this year addresses: “Are New York Judicial Elections in Crisis,” focusing on the process of nominating NYS Supreme Court Justices. The panel chair for the evening is Prof. Sam Issacaroff, a leading election law scholar at NYU Law School. Also on the panel are Andrew Rossman who argued, together with Ted Olsen, for the Petitioners at the US Supreme Court and Kent Yalowitz who is co-counsel for the Brennan Center which brought the suit, Lopez-Torres v. NYS Board of Ellections. The case was argued at the US Supreme Court on Oct. 3. Caitlin Halligan, former Solicitor General of NY who argued the case in the 2nd Cir together with Rossman and Joe Forstadt who represents the Associations of Justices of the State and City of New York, Lawrence Mandelker, President of the Law Alumni Association and a leading election lawyer and Prof Rick Pildes of NYU Law will complete the panel.
2 CLE credits will be awarded attendees. A reception will follow the program at Greenberg Lounge at the Law School and the program is open to all. Reservations can be made on line at email@example.com