Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Materials

See below for CLE matierials  from past Development and Alumni Relations events at the Law School.
Please click here for a full calendar of events at the Law School offering CLE credit.


The 21st Annual Derrick Bell Lecture on Race in American Society (CLE)
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Vanderbilt Hall, Tishman Auditorium

1) Derrick Bell, Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform (2005)
2) Derrick Bell, Faces at the Bottom of the Well (1993)
3) Derrick Bell, And We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest for Justice (1989)
4) Derrick Bell, Serving Two Masters: Integration Ideals and Client Interests in School (1976)
5) Desegregation Litigation, The Yale Law Journal Vol. 85, No. 4 (1976)
6) Derrick A. Bell, Jr., Brown v. Board of Education and the Interest-Convergence Dilemma, 93 Harv. L. Rev. 518 (1980)
7) Plessy v. Ferguson, 63 US 537 (1896)
8) McCleskey v. Kemp, 481 U.S. 279 (1987)
9) United States v. Armstrong, 517 U.S. 456 (1996)
10) Alexander v. Sandoval, 532 U.S. 275 (2001)
11) Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954)
12) Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, 438 U.S. 265 (1978)
13) Fisher v. University of Texas, 570 U.S. (2016)

James Madison Lecture (CLE)
Thursday, October 13, 2016 | 6:00 p.m.
Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge


NYU Law Professors in Paris, France
Wednesday, June 15 | 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Paris Bar-Maison du Barreau, located at Salle Gaston Monnerville, 2 rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris

1) The Regulation of Lawyers: Problems of Law and Ethics by Stephen Gillers
2) State of New York Court of Appeals, Part 522
3) State of New York Court of APpeals, Part 523 

The 13th Nicholas J. Healy Lecture on Admiralty Law (CLE)
Thursday, May 5, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. 
Vanderbilt Hall, Tishman Auditorium

1) The General Maritime Law - The Lex Martima
2) Towards a Worldwide Restatement of the General Principles of Maritime Law
3) The Quest for Uniformity in Maritime Law

The LAA Fall Conference: Marriage Equality (CLE)  
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge
1)  Defense of Marriage Act  
2) United States v. Windsor
3) The People vs Smith
4)State Courts at the Dawn of the New Century
5)Women Lawyers in Big Firms
6)Changing Courts in Changing Times
7)Hernandez vs Robles
8) Matter of Jacob

20th Annual Derrick Bell Lecture on Race in American Society (CLE)
Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. 
Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge

1) Briggs v. Elliott, 98 F. Supp. 529 (1951) 
2) Brief of Appellants in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS
3) Social Scientists Appendix to Brief of Appellants in Brown v. Board of Education  
4) Brown v. Board of Education (I), 347 U.S. 483 (1954)
5) Rice v. Sioux City Memorial Park, 349 U.S. 70 (1955)
6) Richard Rothstein, The Supreme Court’s Challenge to Housing Segregation, The American Prospect (July 5, 2015)