Format: 2016-02
Jan 6, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced the creation of the Center For Rights and Justice, a home for more than 25 programs at Cardozo School of Law/ Yeshiva University, which will work to advance justice through scholarly research, public policy reform, and advocacy. Professor Alexander Reinert has been appointed as program’s faculty director.

Jan 6, 2016

Huffington Post Politics - We, the undersigned professors with expertise in constitutional law, write to urge the President to follow through on his pledge. There are numerous actions the Administration can take which are fully consistent with the constitutional limitations on the President's power, which preserve the Second Amendment rights of Americans, while reducing gun violence and saving lives.

Jan 1, 2016

ABA Journal - Anyone looking to start a tech company in the city can get bread-and-butter legal advice from either the Cardozo Law Tech Startup Clinic or the Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic.

Dec 30, 2015

New York Daily News - Well, well, well. It is possible for a prosecutor to finally file charges against the once most powerful comedian on earth for aggravated indecent assault. But don’t let the extraordinary news blind us to the bigger story: Politics, the law and male privilege stood in the way of justice for far too long.

Dec 17, 2015

On December 16, The New York Times published an article detailing the outlines of a deal between Ferguson, Missouri and the Justice Department, which would force changes to the city's police department, including new training for police officers, improved record-keeping, and the installation of a federal monitor.

Dec 16, 2015

Nationwide, efforts to eliminate both criminal and civil statutes of limitations on child sex abuse gained momentum in the wake of the scandal at Penn State and more recent allegations by women who said they were drugged years ago by comedian Bill Cosby, said Marci A. Hamilton, a Cardozo School of Law professor leading the national crusade.

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