Judge Nicholas Garaufis addressed Professor Nicholas Haddad's legal writing class.

Judge Joseph Bianco, left, joined Professor Daniel Capra in his criminal procedure class.

Magistrate Judge Ramon Reyes, Jr., left, lectured on information law in Professor Olivier Sylvain's class.


A dozen judges from the Eastern District of New York spent the day at Fordham Law School on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Throughout the day, the judges and Fordham Law professors collaboratively taught a number of classes, and a town hall and reception provided an opportunity for Fordham Law students and faculty to speak with the judges in a collegial setting.

The judges participating throughout the day were Chief Judge Dora Irizarry, District Judges Joseph Bianco, Pamela Chen, Brian Cogan, Ann Donnelly, Nicholas Garaufis, Edward Korman and Eric Vitaliano, and Magistrate Judges Lois Bloom, Steven Gold, James Orenstein and Ramon Reyes, Jr.