Let’s Keep the Conversation About Gun Control Going

WRITTEN BY: Mimi Rocah, a former Federal Prosecutor and Pace Law Distinguished Criminal Justice Fellow

It was great to see such an amazing turnout at the November 6 talk with former ATF Mike Burke about guns and gun violence. Please keep reading and talking about the issues. Here are some good follow-up reads:

NYS Prosecutors to Meet Their Brady Obligations

NYS judges will now be required to issue an order to Prosecutors to meet their Brady obligations. At the very least, courts will be alerted that they have a role in ensuring timely disclosure. Presumably, a prosecutor who fails to comply can now be held in contempt.

Read the full article: Susan DeSantis, Judges Ordered to Direct Prosecutors to Turn Over Information Favorable to DefenseNew York Law Journal (Nov. 7, 2017).

Event: Gun Regulation in an Era of Mass Shootings

Please join Mimi Rocah, a former federal prosecutor and Pace Law Distinguished Criminal Justice Fellow, as she discusses gun regulation and mass shootings in modern America with Michael Burke, a former ATF Supervisory Special Agent, on November 6, 2017.

Of Interest: Radiolab Presents: More Perfect, The Gun Show (Oct. 12, 2017).

Should Non-Disclosure Agreements be Illegal?

In the wake of recent sexual harassment news, Prof. Bennett L. Gershman, of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, argues that private civil settlements that involve non-disclosure should be illegal.

Reminder: Cybersecurity for Lawyers CLE

CLE: Cybersecurity for Lawyers – Protecting Yourself, Your Clients, and Others from Cybercrime and Privacy Threats this Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, White Plains, NY. Click here for details.