The Law School brings you back-to-back lectures on timely topics and legal conundrums in the coming weeks. On Wednesday, October 13, Stephen J. Friedman, President of Pace and former dean of the Law School tackles the tricky topic of “Ethical Imperatives for Lawyers” at noon in the Robert B. Fleming Moot Courtroom as the Philip B. Blank Memorial Lecture on Attorney Ethics. Then on October 18, Jim Salzman, Professor of Law and Environmental Policy at Duke University, asks, “What is the Emperor Wearing?” in his critical look at the potential of ecosystem services for environmental protection as part of the Gilbert and Sarah Kerlin Lecture on Environmental Law, held from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Tudor Room and followed by a reception in the student lounge.
No, ethical lawyers is not an oxymoron, and on October 13, President Friedman will explain why at the Law School’s Blank Lecture. Then on October 18, Jim Salzman, Professor of Law and Environmental Policy at Duke University points out that the emperor has no clothes in his lecture on environmental protection.