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Fall 2013 Issue

Real-world legal matters take center stage in this issue of Fordham Lawyer magazine—from Professor Daniel Capra's leadership drafting rules of evidence and serving as a special master in high-profile civil actions to Professor Catherine Powell's human rights work in the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Office and on the White House's National Security Staff. Visit India with Professor Clare Huntington's Comparative Family Law course. Meet Fordham Law's newest professor, Jed Shugerman. Consider the right to representation with Professor Bruce Green. Explore labor and employment law issues. And get to know one of Fordham Law's most graceful alumni, Denny Roja '86.


Clear and Convincing Evidence
Professor Daniel J. Capra shapes the rules on evidence and criminal procedure in court as deftly as he teaches them in class. Read the feature.




Capital Player
Professor Catherine Powell returns to Fordham Law after three years of human rights work in the Obama administration. Read the feature.




History in the Making
Professor Jed Shugerman, an expert in legal history, joins the Fordham Law faculty. Read the feature.




An Ethics Champion

Hon. Jack B. Weinstein received the Fordham-Stein Prize on November 20, 2013. Read the news item in the magazine. Read the remarks Judge Weinstein made upon accepting the award.





Professor Bruce Green on “Gideon's Amici: Why Do Prosecutors So Rarely Defend the Rights of the Accused.” Read the excerpt. Professors Aditi Bagchi, James J. Brudney, Jennifer Gordon, and Tanya Hernandez discuss labor and employment law. Read the Q&A. Alumnus Denny Roja '86 never misses a step—from the boardroom to the ballroom. Read the feature.