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Judge Rakoff Panel Discussion - Do People Get Their Day in Court?
Start Date: 3/6/2017Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 3/6/2017End Time: 7:15 PM

Event Description:
Do People Get Their Day in Court?

A Panel Discussion on Judge Rakoff's Essay, "Why You Won't Get Your Day in Court"

Monday, March 6, 2017
5:30 p.m., check-in
6:00 - 7:15 p.m., program

Fordham Law School
150 W 62nd Street
Room 4-01 (4th floor)

Hon. Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York
Richard D. Emery, Esq., Founding Partner, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady
Prof. Howard M. Erichson, Professor of Law, Fordham Law School


Joel Cohen, Of Counsel, Stroock; Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham Law School

The panel will discuss obstacles that stand in the way of people getting their day in court, including the high price of lawyers, the proliferation of arbitration clauses, the pressure to settle rather than go to trial, and restrictions on class actions.

This event is free and open to the public.


Feerick Center for Social Justice
National Center of Access to Justice
Stein Center for Law and Ethics

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