U.S. District Judge Weinstein to Give Cardozo Lecture

Columbia Law School Alum to Give Speech Nov. 28
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November 19, 2007 (NEW YORK) – U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein, a 1948 Columbia Law School graduate, will give the New York City Bar Association’s annual Benjamin N. Cardozo Lecture Nov. 28. He will speak on ``The Role of Judge in a Government Of, For and By the People.’’
WHAT: New York City Bar Association’s annual Benjamin Cardozo Lecture.
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
SPEAKER: Hon. Jack B. Weinstein, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of New York
A reception will follow the lecture. Members of the Bar Association, their guests, the media, and all others are invited to attend.
The Cardozo Lecture was established in 1941 in honor of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Cardozo’s ``love for the law, passion for justice and sympathy for humanity.’’ Cardozo was an alum of Columbia Law School.
The New York City Bar Association was founded in 1870, and since then has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the profession, promoting reform of the law, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing
innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public's welfare remains one of the Association's highest priorities.
Columbia Law School, founded in 1858, stands at the forefront of legal education and of the law in a global society. Columbia Law School joins traditional strengths in international and comparative law, constitutional law, administrative law, business law and human rights law with pioneering work in the areas of intellectual property, digital technology, sexuality and gender, and criminal law.