Cardozo Bench Marks: When the Supreme Court Has Only Eight Members



Apr 20, 2016

With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Cardozo professors Michael Herz, Kate Shaw, and David Rudenstine discuss how having an even number of justices impacts the United States Supreme Court.


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May 25, 2016

Reuters - "But even if Thiel did influence Hogan’s legal strategy, that would probably not be grounds to overturn the verdict against Gawker, according to Anthony Sebok, a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the author of a definitive 2011 law review article on legal doctrines discouraging litigation funding."

May 20, 2016

The National Law Journal lists Cardozo among the top 50 schools with the highest percentage of 2015 graduates in what the publication describes as the "gold standard for lawyer jobs." The New York Law Journal says, "Cardozo Law Dean Melanie Leslie attributed the improving fortunes of its graduates to a 'top-to-bottom' review of its placement strategies as well as reviewing where growth is occurring in the New York legal market. 'The key has been understanding the job market and providing the right information and connections to our graduates,' Leslie said."

May 19, 2016

“This is a constant criticism of the state by virtually every municipality — that the state tries to take credit for programs that provide benefit to the public, and then shifts the costs onto the municipali­ty,” said Stewart Sterk, a professor of real estate law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

May 17, 2016

Barbara Kolsun, former IACC board chair and a professor at Cardozo Law School, said Alibaba’s suspension from the group is a “prudent decision and it is unfortunate that it was made only after a revolt by members.”

May 16, 2016

“The current approach,” [Shaw] wrote, “permits the justices to dole out the valuable asset of a Supreme Court argument to friends and former employees, in a way that is reminiscent of the cronyism and patronage that characterized government employment” before the Civil Service reforms of the 19th century.

May 13, 2016

Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum will teach an intensive two-week seminar on human rights, indigenous rights, and atrocity prevention during summer 2016 at the Faculty of Law of Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) in Brazil.

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