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New York Law School to Host Human Rights Conference at WorldPride 2019

New York, NY (June 11, 2019) – New York Law School (NYLS) will host the WorldPride 2019 Human Rights Conference on June 24 and 25, 2019. The two-day global conference includes 40 panels and features more than 200 speakers from around the world, including NYLS faculty.

One key panel is “Technology, Cyberharassment, and Queer Equality,” which will discuss real cases in which technology, mobile apps, and other platforms are endangering LGBTQ people and how individuals can protect themselves online. The moderator is NYLS Professor Ari Ezra Waldman, Director of theInnovation Center for Law and Technology. The panelists are Andrew Santa Ana, Director of Litigation at Day One and Faculty Supervisor of NYLS’s Cyberharassment Clinic; Carrie Goldberg, Founder of CAGoldberg PC and co-counsel in Herrick v. Grindr; and Tor Ekeland, Managing Partner at Tor Ekeland Law, PLLC and co-counsel in Herrick v. Grindr. NYLS’s panel will be held Tuesday, June 25, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WorldPride events are attended by millions, and host cities have included London, Madrid, and Rome. This year’s event is the first WorldPride held on U.S. soil. It pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which took place a short distance from NYLS’s Lower Manhattan campus and became a watershed moment in the LGBTQ civil rights movement.

Reporters who wish to attend sessions must RSVP in advance to Elizabeth Thomas at communications@nyls.edu or 212.431.2872.

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About New York Law School

Founded in 1891, New York Law School (NYLS) is an independent law school located in Tribeca, the heart of New York City’s legal, government, financial, and emerging tech centers. Known as “New York’s law school,” NYLS embraces the city as its classroom by complementing a rigorous legal education with an innovative and diverse set of “uniquely New York” experiential learning opportunities. Since opening its doors, NYLS has produced graduates who have gone on to hold high elected and appointed office in the city, lead large and small firms, and gain broad recognition as captains of business and industry. Its renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in key areas of the law, including business and financial services, intellectual property and privacy, and government and public interest law. NYLS has more than 18,000 graduates and currently enrolls 1,000 students in its full-time and part-time J.D. programs. The School also offers an advanced-degree program in Tax Law.