Events for October 9, 2007

9 a.m. The New York City Industrial Agency directors will meet at the NYCEDC, 110 William Street.

10 a.m. The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeal will hear arguments in the Atlantic Yards eminent domain case at 500 Pearl Street.

10:30 a.m. The National Association of Minority- and Women-Owned Law Firms will announce the details of a study of New York state spending on minority-owned law firms on the City Hall steps.

10:30 a.m. African American leaders will speak at the National Conclave on HIV/AIDS Policy for Black Clergy at the Time Warner Conference Center, 58th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues.

11 a.m. The New York City Landmarks, Public Siting & Maritime Uses Subcommittee will review the proposed landmarking of the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District at City Hall.

11:30 a.m. Council members James Gennaro and David Weprin will protest the water board's rate hike request on the City Hall steps.

11:30 a.m. A transgender rights organization will announce a lawsuit against a West Village restaurant that ejected a lesbian because she was “too masculine to be in the women's restroom” on the steps of 60 Centre Street.

Noon. Sen. Jeff Klein will criticize Jennifer Convertibles’s refund policy at Jennifer Convertibles, 2092 Bartow Avenue, in the Bronx.

Noon. Sen. John Flanagan will discuss tax relief efforts at a Hauppauge Industrial Association event at the Sheraton Long Island, 110 Motor Parkway.

4 p.m. Scientists and legal scholars will launch a project to integrate neuroscience into the U.S. legal system at the Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Court House, 500 Pearl Street.

6:30 p.m. A Meet n’ Greet with Council member Tony Avella will take place at the Irish Rouge, 356 West 44th Street.

7:30 p.m. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox will sign copies of his memoir at Barnes & Noble Union Square, 33 East 17th Street.