BLS News Briefs
February 5, 2012
- On Wednesday, four Brooklyn Law School alumni joined over 47 other law school graduates across the country in suing their alma maters over misleading employment data. The class action lawsuits were highly anticipated, as the Advocatereported last fall, but now it’s official. The named plaintiffs in the suit against BLS are Adam Bevelacqua, ’11, Leila Lucevic, ’11, Alan Liskov, ’09, and Greg McGreevy, ’09 . Read the complaint, which accuses the school of engaging in a Ponzi scheme to defraud students. “These claims are without merit and we will vigorously defend against them in court,” a BLS spokesperson said last week. MSNBC, ATL
- The New York Law Journal reports that the Brooklyn Law dean search is now down to three candidates: Nicholas Allard, Janet Levit, and Larry Solan.
- Finally, the Brooklyn Eagle reported on the death of Professor Estella Schoen on Jan. 25. Prof. Schoen taught Legal Writing at Brooklyn Law School. She will be sorely missed by the community.