Democracy Under Stress: The Role of the Legal Profession

New York City Bar
Webcast
Democracy Under Stress:  The Role of the Legal Profession 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Program Fee:
Free for Members| $15 for Non-Members

Please Note: All attendees will receive an email confirmation including a Zoom invite two hours prior to the program with details on how to access the chat.

Description:
Lawyers and the profession play a vital role when democratic institutions and the rule of law, access to justice, and other basic values of liberty and equality are under challenge. Join our distinguished panel to discuss the work of the legal profession in supporting and sustaining the institutions of governance in a democratic society.

Welcome:
Sheila S. Boston
, President, New York City Bar 

Moderator:

Linda Greenhouse, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School 

Speakers: 
Hon. Rosalie Abella, Supreme Court of Canada 
Hon. Denny Chin, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 
Carrie Cordero, Senior Fellow & General Counsel, Center for a New American Security 
Jeh Johnson, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security
Gay McDougall, Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, Leitner Center for International Law and Justice

Sponsoring Committee:
Council on the Profession, Matthew Diller and Melissa Colon-Bosolet , Co-Chairs

Co-Sponsoring Committee:
Task Force on the Rule of Law, Stephen L. Kass, Chair


Where
42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 UNITED STATES

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