Professor Richard Weisberg, whose distinguished scholarship and legal advocacy have helped to win major restitution claims for Jewish victims of the Holocaust, has written a new book on Vichy and the German occupation, published in Paris.
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.
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.
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.
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.