Hundreds of New Yorkers enjoy their breakfast each morning on their
commutes on the New York City subway system. Grimy, packed with
people and anything but peaceful, the subway often brings a moment of
peace for many, where they can actually grab a bite to eat in their
Those who watched the HBO series “The Wire” might remember seeing the Baltimore Police Department use GPS devices on the vehicles of different suspects throughout the series (there are probably many examples but this show is the first that comes to mind for me).
Check out Forum Executive Director Thane Rosenbaum’s essay in The Daily Beast. It’s a great piece about Apple’s responsibility for abuses taking place in its manufacturing plants in China.
During last week’s Conversation with Ed Koch, moderated by Forum Director and Fordham Law School Professor Thane Rosenbaum, the famously outspoken former mayor demonstrated that both his wit as well as his frank opinions remain as sharp and engaging as ever.
Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent, two revered and iconic
French fashion companies, continued their widely-discussed so-called
“shoe-down” before the Second Circuit on Tuesday.
Last night the Forum proudly welcomed former New York City Mayor Edward Koch. Throughout his conversation with Director Thane Rosenbaum, Mayor Koch, now 88 years old, proved that he had lost none of the charm and charisma that had made him one of the most popular mayors in the city’s history.
This week marks the ten-year anniversary of opening of the U.S. military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay. Despite President Obama’s January 2009 executive order to close the detention facility within his first year in office, Guantanamo remains in use (with over 170 detainees) long past its purported expiration date.
Just a reminder, on Thursday, January 19 the Forum is hosting a Conversation with Ed Koch. It’s at the Time Warner Center on January 19 at 8:00 pm. Reserve your tickets here.
I grew up in a house previously owned by George Voskovec, the
Czech actor, comic, and dissident. Voskovec fled Czechoslovakia
twice, in 1939 and 1948, having sufficiently angered both the Nazis
and Communists with his political satire.
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court announced that oral arguments on the constitutional challenges to the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will fill the Court’s calendar from March 26 through March 28.