Jun 16, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie’s paper in issue 31 of the Wisconsin Law Review (2000), “The Costs of Confidentiality and the Purpose of Privilege,” was cited by the New York Court of Appeals in its June 9, 2016 decision concerning Ambac Assur. Corp. v Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.


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Jul 7, 2016

The Hill - In 1948, an African-American man named G.W. McLaurin sued the University of Oklahoma to challenge a state law that banned colleges from educating blacks and whites together. As appalling as this law seems today, Mr. McLaurin had to fight hard to vindicate his rights, and his case ultimately paved the way for the complete desegregation of schools when he prevailed in United States Supreme Court.

Jul 6, 2016

“Some firms may conclude that handling smaller accounts may no longer be profitable,” says Elizabeth Goldman of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

Jul 6, 2016

The New York Times - When the history of President Obama’s legacy on immigration is written, he will not go down as the president who boldly acted to protect millions of families from the brutality of our nation’s unforgiving immigration laws.

Jul 5, 2016

TIME - Will this success continue in the general election? Trump’s problem (as many are telling him) is that he has to widen his appeal, but he can only widen his appeal in directions that take him away from the constituency he has so assiduously cultivated. If he loses that constituency by becoming more mainstream, he could lose the election.

Jul 4, 2016

OUPblog - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has publicly stated that the US Supreme Court does not function well with eight members. I disagree. Under present circumstances, it would be best for the country and the Court to abolish the vacant Supreme Court seat held by Justice Scalia and to proceed permanently with an eight member court.

Jun 28, 2016

Professor Sterk’s 400 citations made him the nation’s sixth most-cited property scholar from 2010-14, on the list of the nation's 10 most-cited property faculty by Brian Leiter's Law School Reports.

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