Howard and Iris Kaplan Memorial Lecture
The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University invites you to attend the Howard and Iris Kaplan Memorial Lecture, to be delivered by the Honorable Loretta A. Preska, United States District Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York.
"Back to the Future: Where is the Free Speech on Campus?"
Monday, April 17, 2017 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Sidney R. Siben and Walter Siben Moot Courtroom, Room 308
JUDGE LORETTA PRESKA was appointed U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York on August 12, 1992, and entered duty on September 18, 1992. She served as Chief Judge from June 1, 2009, to May 31, 2016. Judge Preska received a B.A. from the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York, in 1970, a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1973, and an LL.M. in Trade Regulation from New York University School of Law in 1978. Following graduation from Fordham, Judge Preska was an associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP and an associate and, beginning in January 1983, a partner at Hertzog, Calamari & Gleason until her induction as a U.S. District Judge.
The Kaplan Memorial Lecture Series
The Kaplan Lecture Series honors the memory of Howard Kaplan, a prominent attorney whose legeal career was characterized by devotion to the highest standards of the profession, and his wife, Iris Kaplan, an enthusiastic supporter of the lecture series. The series is supported by an endowment established by the Max and Victorial Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. and was initiated by Tony Kaplan '82 to honor his parents.
The goal of the lecture series is to bring jurists of distinction and prominence to Hofstra Law to address students, faculty, alumni and the legal community on important and timely legal issues.
Monday, April 17, 2017
Cost:Free and open to the public
Hempstead, NY 11549