Professor Lester Brickman Testifies at Hearing by U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Asbestos Claim Transparency ActFeb 6, 2015
Professor Brickman spoke in support of the act, which would require asbestos bankruptcy trusts to release information on those seeking compensation in quarterly reports.
CA Court of Appeals Medical Malpractice Decision Relies on Professor Alex Stein's Iowa Law Review ArticleFeb 3, 2015
California’s Court of Appeal has recently delivered a first-impression decision on the conditions under which a patient’s own negligence can be asserted as a defense against medical malpractice allegations.
Oct 30, 2014
I am very proud of the scholarship produced by Cardozo School of Law's highly accomplished faculty. I want to share with you some of their groundbreaking work from the past year. Please take a moment to review their news and publications, and let me know if you have any thoughts or comments.
Dean and Professor of Law
Peter Tillers, Professor Emeritus at Cardozo School of Law, will receive the AALS Evidence Section's John Henry Wigmore Award for Lifetime Achievement in the areas of the Law of Evidence and the Process of Proof.
In a decision on August 22, 2014 in the Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Chancery Court cited an observation made by Professor Alex Stein in his article “Auctioning for Loyalty: Selection and Monitoring of Class Counsel.”
JOTWELL - Reinert elegantly defines meritless–as distinct from frivolous–litigation, argues why the civil justice system should value it, and argues that Congress, the Court, and federal rulemakers should change the way they think about substantive and procedural change.
Judge Hoffman issued a preliminary injunction, preventing Colorado from enforcing the Amazon Law, which requires out-of-state internet retailers to inform Colorado of the internet purchases of Colorado residents.