Comm on Legal Education & Admission To the Bar

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Murray Hill West, 2nd Floor
#nysba19

 

A Question of New York Law: Should It Be Taught in Law Schools and Tested on the Bar Exam?
A panel discussion about New York’s recent switch to the Uniform Bar Exam and the issues it raises, including topics related to licensure (should we have alternative pathways, for example?) and legal education. This program will both educate and solicit opinions from the practicing bar about what's been going on in the last few years.

This program carries NO MCLE credits; it is for informational and open forum discussion purposes only.

Speakers:
Andrea Alonso

Morris, Duffy, Alonso & Faley

Dean Mary Lu Bilek
CUNY Law Schoo

Hon. Jenny Rivera
Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals

Professor Patrick M. Connors
Albany Law School

Other panelists - TBA

Program Chairs:
Professor Larry Cunningham

St. John’s Law School

Patricia Salkin,
Provost, Touro College

10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Welcome and Introduction

10:10 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Overview of Recent Changes and Discussion on Licensure, Legal Education and the UBE

11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Final Poll Everywhere | Have Attitudes and Perspectives Changed?

12:00 p.m. Adjournment