These days, it feels like everyone is clamoring to get into tech (or if not into tech, at least on the right side of it), including law schools. This November, 112-year-old Brooklyn Law School will launch the Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship, or CUBE, which aims to prepare law students for the emerging opportunities in tech.
“One of the unmet needs and growth areas for new lawyers is serving as a lawyer for new businesses,” said Brooklyn Law School Dean Nicholas Allard. “And Brooklyn is the epicenter of new businesses in the city, specifically tech.”
While some New Yorkers are advocating for the right to consume oversized sodas, others are vying with authorities to crack open a cold brew in peace.
Andrew Rausa and two friends must have underestimated New York officials’ interest in regulating peoples’ drinking habits when they were given summonses for public drinking. Getting in trouble for drinking on your stoop is nothing new, but Mr. Rausa, a legal eagle, believes a humble fence gives him the right to imbibe, and he’s fighting back.
One of The Politicker’s most knowledgeable Brooklyn sources keeps insisting that there’s more to the fight over the next county leader than reformers versus regulars or black versus white pols — that there are factions within factions, and lots of history.
In that light, it’s worth taking a second look at the pounding Read More