Cardozo Law News Brief: Feb. 19, 2021

In The News

Professor Deborah Pearlstein Appears on ABC News to Break Down Trump’s Impeachment Trial

“The president has a higher duty than most Americans to take care that the law has been faithfully executed. This proceeding is not about depriving the President of his liberty or any property, it’s simply about whether or not he deserves to hold the job or a job of public trust and that’s quite a different question than that of the First Amendment,” says Pearlstein. Watch here


Prof. Chris Buccafusco’s Letter Petitioning USPTO Featured in Law360, World IP Review

The letter argues for the extension of patent bar eligibility to design patent practitioners. Curtis and Buccafusco argued that the “exclusion of designers from the patent bar is unnecessary and inhibits diversity in the patent bar.” Read Law360 and World IP Review


Events

Billie Holiday’s Legacy Walks the Halls of 55 Fifth Avenue
Monday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by The FAME Center, Cardozo Committee for Diversity and Inclusion the Offices of Alumni Affairs, Career Services, and Student Services, and the Filmmakers Legal Clinic


Entertainment Law Society Lunch & Learn: An Introduction to Theatre Law with Jason Aylesworth
Tuesday, February 23 at 12:45 p.m.


Legal Ethics after Trump: Where Do We Go Now
Thursday, February 25 at 5 p.m.


FAME Presents Networking Under the Spotlight
Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m.
An introduction to alumni working in the entertainment industry and their lessons learned.


CLIHHR Panel on USCIRF Blasphemy Report
Friday, February 26 at 12 p.m.


FAME and AELJ Present Trophies for the Empire
Monday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m.


Heyman Center Tech Talk: Legal Challenges with Decentralized Finance
Tuesday, March 2 at 7 p.m.


16th Annual E. Nathaniel Gates Award Ceremony
Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m.