Professor Leonard Orland was the featured commentator on CNBC TV's July 13 documentary, Dangerous Liaison, What Happened in Room 2806, The Dominique Strauss-Kahn Scandal.
Professor Orland is an Oliver Ellsworth Professor of Law. As a well-regarded expert on white collar crime, he has served as a member of a parole board, as adviser and reporter for the Sentencing Institute for the United States Court of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits, and as an adviser to the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform Sate Laws. He now serves as chairman of the board of the Federal Bar Council, and he has participated in the Federal Courts Study Committee and, as Ford Foundation Scholar, has examined criminal justice systems in Europe and Asia.
His new book, A Final Accounting: Holocaust Survivors and Swiss Banks, published this year by Carolina Academic Press, describes how New York's courts processed claims for funds left in Swiss financial institutions despite the difficulties posed by secretive Swiss banking laws.
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When Kristen Bandura '13 walks across the dais to receive her diploma from the School of Law on Sunday, she will literally be following in the footsteps of her older brother, Justin, also a member of the Class of 2013.
Andraya Pulaski '13 clearly remembers the day she decided she wanted to be a lawyer. She was 10 and spent a day shadowing a friend’s father at his firm. Now she is on the verge of fulfilling that dream.
On May 21, Professor Richard A. Wilson will present "International Law of Speech Crimes" as part of a series of guest lectures at the International Criminal Court, The Netherlands.
On May 20, the Law School's Insurance Law Center will present a symposium on Lawyers Professional Liability. The event is being presented in cooperation with the Hartford Chapter of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.
On May 17, Professor Richard Pomp will be a presenter at the 10th Annual New Mexico Tax Policy Conference in Albuquerque.
On May 15, Professor Darcy Kirk will be the luncheon speaker at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Law Librarians Association where she will update the group on the activities of the Association of American Law Libraries (AALL). Kirk currently serves as president of the AALL.