Brooklyn Law School hosts federal court judges for EDNY Day
Brooklyn Law School welcomed 22 federal court judges from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York to take part in EDNY Day at the school on Thursday, Oct. 17.
The day-long event featured judges sitting in on nine classes with over 400 students throughout the day.
The highlight of the event was a pair of town hall discussions. One took place at lunchtime and was attended by over 300 students. They asked the judges questions on all sorts of topics including internships and clerking, effective advocacy practices, pro bono and pro se litigation.
Later in the day, Dean Michael Cahill moderated another town hall meeting, as he discussed the role of the judiciary with Chief Judge Dora Irizarry, Hon. Raymond Dearie and Hon. Louis Bloom, plus alumni judges Hon. Leo Glasser, Hon. Edward Korman, Hon. Nancy Hershey Lord and Hon. Ramon Reyes.