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Fordham Law School Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Contact: Michael Larkin
(212) 636-7175

NEW YORK—Several prominent New York judges, civic leaders and alumni of Fordham Law School will join more than 1,000 guests to celebrate the School’s 100th anniversary tonight at Gotham Hall in Manhattan.

Notable alumni and guests will include Geraldine Ferraro, ’60, former congresswoman and U.S. vice presidential candidate; Edward Koch, former mayor of New York City; Judith S. Kaye, chief justice of the New York Court of Appeals; Edward R. Korman, chief judge of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; Michael B. Mukasey, chief judge for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; John M. Walker Jr., chief judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals, second circuit.

TIME:     6 P.M. - 9 P.M.
               1356 BROADWAY
               NEW YORK, NY

Fordham Law School’s alumni, faculty and students have announced a pledge to perform 100,000 hours of public service work—a commitment no other law school has ever made—in honor of the School’s centennial.

Fordham University School of Law was founded in 1905, and has more than 14,000 alumni practicing in all 50 states and throughout the world. Over the past 100 years, Fordham Law School has secured a place as a national leader in corporate law, international law, alternate dispute resolution, legal history, human rights law, clinical education and legal ethics.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.

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