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1996
Sunday, March 10th
7:00 AM

Conference Program

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

Co-Director's Message

Monroe Freedman, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Roy D. Simon, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

8:00 AM

Conference Registration

The Atrium, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

9:00 AM

Brunch

Main Dining Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

11:15 AM

Welcoming Remarks

Roy D. Simon, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Opening Address - "Is Legal Ethics Asking The Right Questions"

Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law School

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

12:45 PM

Plenary Session - "What's Wrong With The Adversary System"

Marvin E. Frankel Esq., Kramer Levin Naftalis Nessen Kamin & Frankel - New York, NY
Monroe H. Freedman, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr., University of Pennsylvania Law School
Samuel Dash, Georgetown University Law Center
Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow, University of California at Los Angeles Law School
Phyllis Gangel-Jacob, New York State Supreme Court

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

12:45 PM - 3:45 PM

1:00 PM

"Clients' Perjury and Lawyers' Options"

Marvin Frankel, Esq., Kramer Naftalis Nessen Kamin & Frankel, New York, New York
Monroe H. Freedman, Hofstra University School of Law

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

"Client Fraud Problem: A Justinian Quartet"

Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr., University of Pennsylvania Law School
Samuel Dash, Georgetown University Law Center

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

"The Trouble with the Adversary System in a Postmodern, Multicultural World"

Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow, University of California at Los Angeles Law School
Phyllis Gangel-Jacob, New York State Supreme Court

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

3:00 PM

3:45 PM

Refreshments

Main Dining Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

5:00 PM

Keynote Address

James M. Shuart, Hofstra University
Stuart Rabinowitz, Hofstra University
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, United States Supreme Court

John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Hofstra University, South Campus

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

5:05 PM

Greetings

James M. Shuart, Hofstra University

John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Hofstra University, South Campus

5:05 PM

5:10 PM

Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Stuart Rabinowitz, Hofstra University

John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Hofstra University, South Campus

5:10 PM

5:15 PM

"Supreme Court Pronouncements On The Conduct Of Lawyers"

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, United States Supreme Court

John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Hofstra University, South Campus

5:15 PM

6:30 PM

Banquet Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Garden City Hotel, Garden City, Long Island

6:30 PM

Monday, March 11th
8:00 AM

Conference Registration

The Atrium, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Continental Breakfast

Main Dining Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Plenary Session - "Clients, Conflicts, And Confidentiality"

Theodore J. Schneyer, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
W. William Hodes Esq., Indiana University School of Law
Thomas D. Morgan, George Washington University National Law Center
Sheila L. Birnbaum, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York, New York
Charles W. Wolfram, Cornell Law School
Richard A. Zitrin Esq., University of San Francisco School of Law and University of California- Hastings College of Law

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

9:00 AM

9:05 AM

"Clienthood"

Theodore J. Schneyer, University of Arizona College of Law
W. William Hodes Esq., Indiana University School of Law

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

9:05 AM

10:00 AM

"Suing A Current Client"

Thomas D. Morgan, George Washington University National Law Center
Sheila L. Birnbaum, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York, New York

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

"The Vaporous and the Real in Former-Client Conflicts"

Charles W. Wolfram, Cornell Law School
Richard A. Zitrin Esq., University of San Francisco School of Law and University of California- Hastings College of Law

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

11:00 AM

12:15 PM

Luncheon And Address "The Fault In Legal Ethics"

Anthony Kronman, Yale Law School

Multipurpose Room, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

1:45 PM

Concurrent Panels - Panel I -"Working With Children And Families"

Robert H. Aronson, University of Washington School of Law
Karen S. Burstein Esq., Former New York Family Court Judge
Thomas L. Shaffer, University of Notre Dame Law School
Lisa Lerman, American University Washington College of Law
Teresa Stanton Collett, South Texas College of Law
Stephen L. Pepper, University of Denver College of Law

Hofstra Cultural Center Theater, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel I A - "What About The Children? Are Family Lawyers The Same (Ethically) as Criminal Lawyers?"

Robert H. Aronson, University of Washington School of Law
Karen S. Burstein Esq.

Hofstra Cultural Center Theater, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

1:45 PM

Panel I B - "On Lying for Clients"

Thomas L. Shaffer, University of Notre Dame Law School
Lisa Lerman, American University Washington College of Law

Hofstra Cultural Center Theater, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

1:45 PM

Panel I C - "Life-and-Death Lawyering"

Teresa Stanton Collett, South Texas College of Law
Stephen L. Pepper, University of Denver College of Law

Hofstra Cultural Center Theater, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

1:45 PM

3:15 PM

Panel II - "The Process And Purpose Of Lawyer Regulation"

Deborah Rhode, Stanford Law School
Jeanne P. Gray, American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility, Chicago IL
Ronald D. Rotunda, University of Illinois College of Law
Lawrence Fox Esq., Drinker Biddle & Reath, Philadelphia PA
Susan P. Koniak, Boston University School of Law
Robert P. Cummins Esq., Bickel & Brewer, Chicago IL

Student Center Theatre, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Panel II A - "Professionalism in Perspective: Alternative Approaches to Non-Lawyer Practice"

Deborah Rhode, Stanford Law School
Jeanne P. Gray, American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility, Chicago IL

Student Center Theatre, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

3:15 PM

Panel II B - "Sister Act: Conflicts of Interest With Sister Corporations"

Ronald D. Rotunda, University of Illinois College of Law
Lawrence Fox Esq., Drinker Biddle & Reath, Philadelphia PA

Student Center Theatre, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

3:15 PM

Panel II C - "Under Cloak of Settlement"

Susan P. Koniak, Boston University School of Law
Robert P. Cummins Esq., Bickel & Brewer, Chicago IL

Student Center Theatre, Hofstra University Student Center, North Campus

3:15 PM

Tuesday, March 12th
8:00 AM

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

Library Foyer and Second Floor Library Lounge, Hofstra University School of Law, South Campus

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:00 AM

Plenary Session - "The Future Of The Legal Profession"

Burnele Venable Powell, University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Law
Louis A. Craco Esq., Willkie Farr & Gallagher, New York NY
Stephen Gillers, New York University School of Law
Stephen Brill Esq., American Lawyer Media, L.P. and Coutroom Television Network ("Court TV")
Mary C. Daly, Fordham University Law School
Robert N. Hornick Esq., Coudert Brothers, New York NY

Moot Courtroom, Hofstra University School of Law, South Campus

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"The Evolution From Lawyer Discipline to Lawyer Regulation"

Burnele Venable Powell, University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Law
Louis A. Craco Esq., Willkie Farr & Gallagher, New York NY

Moot Courtroom, Hofstra University School of Law, South Campus

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

"Change Will Come: Transforming the Law Marketplace"

Stephen Gillers, New York University School of Law
Stephen Brill Esq., American Lawyer Media, L.P. and Coutroom Television Network (

Moot Courtroom, Hofstra University School of Law, South Campus

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

"Thinking Globally: Will National Borders Matter to Lawyers a Century From Now"

Mary C. Daly, Fordham University Law School
Robert N. Hornick Esq., Coudert Brothers, New York NY

Moot Courtroom, Hofstra University School of Law, South Campus

11:00 AM