Cardozo's new Center for Real Estate Law and Policy offers curricula in Real Estate Transactions, Land Use Regulation, Environmental Law, New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and more. Read about it in the new edition of Cardozo Life!
December 20, 2016 The New York Times - Professor Peter L. Markowitz joined a group of more than 100 advocacy organizations in writing a memo to President Obama asking that he pardon green card holders with minor criminal records before he leaves office.
Trump has also pledged to pass the First Amendment Defense Act during the first 100 days of his administration. The law prohibits the government from taking action against anyone who “believes or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman.”
The New York State Department of Health wrongly denies speech-generating devices and access aids to Medicaid-eligible children and adults who need these devices to treat their expressive communication disabilities, a proposed class action lawsuit says.
Reversing a conviction for gun possession based solely on police testimony, the ruling expanded the right of a defendant to cross-examine police witnesses about prior, though not necessarily criminal, misconduct. Elsa Mitsoglou '14, briefed and argued the appeal at both the Appellate Division and the Court of Appeals.