Format: 2016-06
Apr 22, 2016

Professor Ekow Yankah has been nominated and voted on the board of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights Under the Law, one of the country's oldest and most important civil rights organizations.

Apr 21, 2016

ABC News - This case involves the administration’s 2014 announcement that it intends to grant “deferred action” — essentially, temporary relief from the threat of deportation — to millions of people living in the United States without legal status.

Apr 13, 2016

The Guardian - “We went through decades when powerful institutions, including a lot of religious institutions, ignored the signs that children were being sexually abused and finally, we’re turning the tide on that,” said Marci Hamilton, a professor at Cardozo School of Law. “The only way we can possibly get justice for these victims is to permit them to revive their civil statutes of limitations.”

Apr 8, 2016

New York Law Journal - On its face, removed from the defining historical and social context, Thompson's recommendation has much to commend it.

Apr 3, 2016

The New York Times - Jessica A. Roth, a former federal prosecutor who teaches at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, said that because the recommendations of the probation office, the prosecution and the defense can have “an anchoring effect” on a judge, there may be “a strategic benefit” for the defense to seek probation, to try to “set that anchor low.”

Apr 2, 2016

The News Tribune - “Assuming it’s true, it’s unethical, a misuse of power and an indictable offense,” said Ellen Yaroshefsky, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City. She directs ethics courses within the school and consults on legal ethics for other organizations, including the American Bar Association.

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