Friday, March 17, 2017

Cardozo: Judge, Justice, Scholar

[We have the following announcement.]

Explore the life and career of the influential jurist, the second Jewish Justice (after Louis Brandeis) on the U.S. Supreme Court with scholars, lawyers and judges.

Thursday, March 23
9:00 -- Breakfast and Welcome
Harry Ballan, Dean and Professor of Law, Touro Law Center
Samuel J. Levine, Professor of Law and Director of the Jewish Law Institute, Touro Law Center; Conference Organizer

9:30 - 10:50 -- Cardozo and Contracts
Deseriee Kennedy, Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion and Professor of Law, Touro Law Center --Moderator
Curtis Bridgeman, Dean and Professor of Law, Willamette University College of Law
    --Was Countrywide's “Hustle” Scheme Promissory Fraud: What Would Cardozo Do?
George M. Cohen, Brokaw Professor of Corporate Law, University of Virginia College of Law
    --The Uncertainty of Sun Printing
Meredith R. Miller, Professor of Law and Director of Solo & Small Practice Initiatives, Touro Law Center
    --The Legacy of Mr. Justice Cardozo and the Law of Contracts at the New York Court Appeals

11:00 - 11:40 -- Cardozo’s Judicial Style
Myra Berman, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Associate Professor of Law, Touro Law Center--Moderator
Joel Newman, Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law
    --Cardozo and Tax: The Welch Case
Richard H. Weisberg, Walter Floersheimer Professor of Constitutional Law, Cardozo School of Law
    --How Cardozo's 1925 “Law and Literature” Essay Illuminates His Own Judicial Style
12:00 - 12:40 -- Cardozo and the Legal Profession

Ajay K. Mehrotra, Executive Director & Research Professor, American Bar Foundation; Professor of Law, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law --Moderator
Milan Markovic, Associate Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law
    --Salmon v. Meinhard and the Current State of the Legal Market
 Rebecca Roiphe, Professor of Law, New York Law School
    --Cardozo, Tammany Hall, and the Legal Profession

1:00 - 2:00 -- Lunch

Keynote Address
Andrew L. Kaufman, Charles Stebbins Fairchild Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
--Cardozo: A Biographer's View

2:15 - 3:00 -- Cardozo, Law, and Society

Harry Ballan, Dean and Professor of Law, Touro Law Center --Moderator
Frederick M. Lawrence, Secretary and CEO, Phi Beta Kappa Society
    --Benjamin Cardozo and the University: Higher Education Law in Cardozo’s Jurisprudence
 Deborah W. Post, Professor Emeritus, Touro Law Center
    --Cardozo and the Canon: Respect and Resistance in the Classroom

3:15 - 4:30 -- Cardozo and Judicial Decisionmaking

Rodger Citron, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law--Moderator
Joel K. Goldstein, Vincent C. Immel Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law
    ---The Nature of the Judicial Process
Randy Lee, Professor of Law at the Commonwealth Law School of Widener University
    --Justice Cardozo's Thoughts on Judges and the Law
Judge Kermit V. Lipez, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
    --- The Nature of the Judicial Process: A Case Study

5:00 - Reception -- Judaica Room

6:00  Dinner

Video Message
Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, New York State Court of Appeals

Friday—March 24

9:00 - Breakfast

9:30 - 10:30 -- Cardozo's Jurisprudence

Joan Foley, Associate Professor of Legal Process, Touro Law Center--Moderator
John C.P. Goldberg, Eli Goldston Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    --Benjamin Cardozo and The Death of the Common Law
Mark A. Graber, Jacob A. France Professor of Constitutionalism, University of Maryland Carey School of Law
    --Benjamin Cardozo and the Beginning of Modern Liberalism
Benjamin C. Zipursky, James H. Quinn ’49 Chair in Legal Ethics; Professor of Law, Fordham Law School
    --Cardozo and the Arc of Pragmatism

10:40 - 11:40 -- Cardozo and Torts

Lawrence Raful, Professor of Law, Touro Law Center--Moderator
John Dzienkowski, John F. Sutton Chair in Lawyering and the Legal Process, University of Texas School of Law
    --Cardozo on Privity
Michael D. Green, Bess and Walter Williams Distinguished Chair, Wake Forest University School of Law
    -- Cardozo's Relationship with Juries
William E. Nelson, Weinfeld Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

12:00 - 1:00 -- Lunch

1:15 - 2:30 -- Justice Cardozo

Honorable Louis H. Kornreich, United States Bankruptcy Judge (Ret); Of Counsel, Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer and Nelson, P.A.--Moderator
Richard D. Friedman, Alene and Allan F. Smith Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
    --Cardozo on the Supreme Court
Robert Pushaw, James Wilson Endowed Professor, Pepperdine University School of Law
    --Justice Cardozo on the Burgeoning Administrative State
Steven L. Winter, Walter S. Gibbs Professor of Constitutional Law, Wayne State University School of Law
    --Cardozo's Freudian Slips
The cost to attend this conference is $50. To register or for questions, please contact Patti Desrochers at (631) 761-7062 or email