Federal Bar Association – SDNY Chapter

Serving the Bench, the Bar, and the Public

Civil Rights Update for the Practitioner

Thursday, February 16, 2017

5:00pm – 7:30pm


Plausibility Pleading Practices 7 Years Post-Iqbal: Red Flag or Red Herring

A Conversation with Counsel Professor Alex Reinert


General Development in the Law: Qualified Immunity


Professor Betsy Ginsberg, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Professor;

Director, Civil Rights Clinic

Patricia Miller, New York City Law Department, Chief,

Special Federal Litigation Division

Professor Alexander A. Reinert, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Professor;

Director, Center for Rights and Justice

Katherine Rosenfeld, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Legal Director

Judge Vera Scanlon, United States Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of New York


Judge Sarah Netburn

United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York

Wylie Stecklow

Stecklow & Thompson

FBA Civil Rights Law Section National Chair

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