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Vince Warren on Access to Justice in Federal Courts (NYU Law)

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January, 2010
Thursday, January 21, 2010, Vincent Warren, CCR’s Executive Director, participated on a panel hosted by the American Constitution Society at a half-day symposium on Access to Justice in Federal Courts at New York University School of Law.  The symposium focused on recent decisions, including Ashcroft v. Iqbal, Bell Atlantic v. Twombly, and various class action decisions, that have curtailed access to federal courts and limited the types of claims and relief that plaintiffs can pursue.  The event was entitled, The Iqbal and Twombly Cases and was moderated by Arthur R. Miller, University Professor, New York University School of Law.

The full panel was as follows:

  • Steven E. Fineman, Managing Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
  • Brad N. Friedman, Partner, Milberg LLP;
  • Faith E. Gay, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP;
  • Barbara J. Hart, Shareholder, Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, P.C.;
  • Richard T. Joffe, Of Counsel, Labaton Sucharow LLP;
  • Andrew J. Pincus, Partner, Mayer Brown;
  • Alexander A. Reinert, Assistant Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law; Counsel to Javaid Iqbal before the U.S. Supreme Court;
  • Teresa Wynn Roseborough, Chief Litigation Counsel, MetLife, Inc.;
  • Vincent Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights.