Author Archives: Bruce Green

Shoppers from Hong Kong head towards the border crossing at the Shenzhen train station, just over the Chinese border. Photographer: Andrew Loiterton/Bloomberg News

The Risk of Border Searches for Lawyers (Perspective)

The Risk of Border Searches for Lawyers (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School The public is accustomed to traveling, including internationally, with electronic devices (cell phones, laptop computers, etc.) that potentially store, or provide access to, vast amounts

Government workers  fumigate an auditorium in Seoul, South Korea in 2015 during the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) outbreak. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Are Systemic Legal Problems Like Public Health Problems? (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School Taking a page from the medical profession, the American Bar Association recommends that we all periodically get “legal checkups” to see whether we have legal

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks along side his daughter Ivanka Trump while holding a video conference to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts in April. Photographer: Molly Riley/Pool via Bloomberg

Trump Should Hire His Own Lawyers to Defend Emoluments Suit (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School If President Trump manages to convince Mexico to pay to build a wall at our border, one might complain that this is bad foreign relations

Judge Neil Gorsuch, left, recites the oath of office as U.S. Donald President Trump listen during the swearing in ceremony of Gorsuch as U.S. Supreme Court associate justice in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, April 10, 2017. Photographer: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg

Justice Gorsuch Should Take Inspiration From John Adams (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School As young lawyers, John Adams and Neil Gorsuch expressed very different views of the lawyer’s role in society. Has Justice Gorsuch come around? Future president

Stephen Miller, White House senior advisor for policy, left, and General Michael Flynn, U.S. national security advisor, listen during a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, not pictured, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Amid talk in the U.S. of resetting trade relationships, Trump and Trudeau said both countries are committed to maintaining trade ties and economic integration that support millions of jobs on both sides of the border. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Michael Flynn Should Listen to a Lawyer (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School Retired General Michael T. Flynn recently received unsolicited legal advice from an unlikely source — a businessman-turned-president, Donald Trump. Presumably, Flynn would be better off accepting

Andrew Napolitano, senior judicial analyst for Fox News Channel, arrives in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. Photographer: Albin Lohr-Jones/Pool via Bloomberg

Trump Loves ‘Fake Judges,’ Can’t Stand Real Judges (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School President Trump seems to hold real judges in low regard. To be sure, he praised his own Supreme Court nominee, federal appeals judge Neil M.

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Bharara Firing Shows Trump’s Ethics Problem, Says Law Professor (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School When it comes to ethics, appearances are almost as important as reality. Whether it’s judges, lawyers or government leaders, those in power are expected to

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