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Spring 2013 Issue

Legal ethics at Fordham Law is not limited to a single course; it suffuses all the work of the Law School. In this issue of Fordham Lawyer magazine, learn how ethical principles inspire the scholarship of IP law professor Sonia Katyal, the curriculum in business and finance law, the guiding philosophy of the Stein Scholars Program, and the activities of our alternative dispute resolution program. Plus, get to know alumni who have scored big in sports law and in the corporate world, and say farewell to retiring Professor Joseph Sweeney.


A Brand-New Look at IP Law
Professor Sonia Katyal's trademark? Examining IP law from a social justice perspective. Read the feature.




The Work Ethic of Legal Ethics
Professor Bruce Green, who is Louis Stein Chair and Director of the Stein Center for Law and Ethics, and alumni Peggy Healy '96 and Sam Roberts '06 talk about the Stein Scholars Program. Read the feature.




Taking Care of Business Law
Professor Sean Griffith, T.J. Maloney Chair in Business Law, talks about the Corporate Law Center, of which he is the Director. Read the feature.

Professor Jennifer Gordon dissects conventional beliefs about immigrant labor in “Tensions in Rhetoric and Reality at the Intersection of Work and Immigration.” Read the excerpt. Professors Tracy Higgins, Martin Flaherty, Chi Mgbako, and Paolo Galizzi discuss international human rights. Read the Q&A. Professor Joseph Sweeney, an expert in maritime and admiralty law, will retire this fall after an illustrious 47-year career at Fordham Law. Read the story.