Dean Matthew Diller has announced that Hon. Dianne T. Renwick of the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department, will address graduates at Cardozo School of Law’s 35th Commencement Ceremony.
“The Patent Office’s policy of granting companies complete control over portions of our bodies is both morally offensive and a clear violation of the law,” said Daniel B. Ravicher, Executive Director of PUBPAT, which represents the plaintiffs in the lawsuit.
The scholarship is designed to recognize an outstanding, third-year J.D. student who, through the force of individual effort, energy, spirit and initiative, contributes to and/or expands and strengthens student life and community at Cardozo.
Cardozo Law Professor Michelle Adams discusses the upcoming Supreme Court case of Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that could have a far-reaching impact on affirmative action in higher education. Professor Adams is the co-director of the Floerscheimer Center for Democracy. Her research focuses on civil rights, race and gender issues, among other topics in the law.
The group laid out its mission at a news conference at Cardozo Law School, which employs First Amendment scholar, Marci Hamilton, who has represented church victims in lawsuits across the country, including in Wisconsin.
If you were going to look for ground zero in the fight against a rapidly consolidating telecom and cable industry, you might end up on the fifth floor of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.
But Zelinsky is just one expert concerned about the lack of transparency around the IRS' practices. The agency "is so secretive about what is going on that that really erodes public confidence," he said.
U.S. News & World Report - "We have to trust them," says Edward Zelinsky, a tax law expert and professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yale Law School who has handled federal tax appeals. "Their ability to do their work depends on public trust and confidence, and they have violated it. The secretive way they have gone about their work is the most disturbing part of this. It's certain to undermine them in their mission, and that hurts all taxpayers."
Commuter taxes are becoming increasingly rare, driven in part by the greater clout suburban communities now enjoy in state legislatures, said Edward Zelinsky, a professor at Cardozo Law School who studies tax policy.