Good Council: Representing Brooklyn

Event Details

Date
10/29/2013
Time
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location
Brooklyn Law School
Moot Court Room, 250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Law School hosts a panel discussion, Good Council: Representing Brooklyn, moderated by Professor David Reiss, on the history of the district and the public policy conflicts the panelists have faced in representing it. They will focus on how government responds to dynamic change, the limits of governmental action, and initiatives that have shaped the district to be at the heart of the new Brooklyn.

Featuring individuals who have represented District 33, comprising Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, and Park Slope, since 1875:

  • Ken Fisher, Esq., Cozen O'Connor
  • Hon. Abraham Gerges, NYS Supreme Court Justice (ret.)
  • Stephen Levin, current Council Member
  • David Yassky, Chair of the Taxi & Limousine Commission