Jun 16, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie’s paper in issue 31 of the Wisconsin Law Review (2000), “The Costs of Confidentiality and the Purpose of Privilege,” was cited by the New York Court of Appeals in its June 9, 2016 decision concerning Ambac Assur. Corp. v Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.


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Jul 15, 2016

Professor Brett Frischmann was recently interviewed on the Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast discussing his work on human-focused Turing Tests, a test for intelligence in a computer, requiring that a human being should be unable to distinguish the machine from another human being by using the replies to questions put to both.

Jul 15, 2016

The New York Times - Professors are at it again, demonstrating in public how little they understand the responsibilities and limits of their profession.

Jul 14, 2016

The New York Times - “Every rock that was in the path is being thrown to one side,” said Carolyn Patty Blum, the senior legal adviser to the Center for Justice and Accountability, an organization based in San Francisco that has filed Salvadoran human rights cases against military officers in courts outside the country.

Jul 13, 2016

Mr. Bierschbach said he attributes the change to a growing frustration with corporate sentencing, in which there is no human being to imprison or personally punish.

“People are finding that a little bit unsatisfying,” he said. Judges may be looking for outcomes that feel more meaningful to victims, he said.

Jul 13, 2016

Fox Business Network - Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes, managing partner at Wildes & Weinberg P.C., appeared on Fox Business Network to discuss President Obama's remarks at the memorial service for the slain officers in Dallas.

Jul 12, 2016

The new agreement could still face long-term attack by European privacy groups, said Professor Felix Wu, director of the Data Law Initiative at Cardozo Law School at Yeshiva University in New York City. The European Court could still decide that the extent of U.S. government surveillance makes the new Privacy Shield inadequate, he said. “It will probably take at least a couple of years though for a challenge to the Privacy Shield to reach the European Court of Justice, so it will be a while before we get a final answer to these questions,” Wu said.

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