Format: 2014-08
Aug 19, 2014
The Journal (Ireland) - The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.
Aug 19, 2014
Global Post - That reality is part of what drives the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP), launched November last year. The program aims to provide legal counsel for all poor immigrants in New York City and is based on a 2011 study, which found that legal counsel was a major factor for successful outcomes in immigration cases.
Jun 26, 2014
NBC News - Ultimately, the goal of the project’s advocates is to provide counsel for all migrants facing deportation in New York State, which would cost $7.4 million, said Peter Markowitz, who runs the immigration legal clinic at Cardozo School of Law, which has helped lead advocacy for the pilot program.
Jun 25, 2014
New York Times - The program “marks a sea change in the quality and quantity of justice that will be afforded to New York City’s immigrants,” said Peter L. Markowitz, a Cardozo School of Law professor who has helped lead the initiative.
Jun 25, 2014
New York Times - For too many years our nation’s discourse around immigration has been distorted by anti-immigrant activists who have advanced bold but regressive state immigration policies. State laws in Arizona and elsewhere have powerfully, but inaccurately, framed the immigration issue through the lenses of criminality and terrorism.
Jun 23, 2014
HolaCiudad! - HRW filed with the Constitutional Court of Ecuador a 'memorial amicus curiae "along with Clinic Genocide and Human Rights of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, which asserts that the decree violates" international legal obligations Ecuador to protect refugees and asylum seekers.