Apr 22, 2015

The Center for Peacebuilding (CIM), an organization that seeks to rebuild trust and foster reconciliation among the people of Bosnia & Herzegovina, has named Professor Sheri P. Rosenberg a 2015 Peace Ambassador for her diligent work and accomplishments in peacebuilding.


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Jun 4, 2015

CNN - Professor Christopher Buccafusco speaks about artist Richard Prince, who is an appropriation artist that has been selling Instagram users' photos at his new show in New York’s Frieze Art Fair.

Jun 2, 2015

OUPBlog - In a letter addressed to President Obama, 26 members of the United States Senate expressed their support for the private sector retirement savings laws adopted in Illinois and California, and also being considered in other states.

Jun 2, 2015

Politico - Hastert served as a wrestling coach and teacher in Yorkville, Ill. from 1965 to 1981. At that time, a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse of a minor had to be filed within two years, according to Cardozo School of Law professor Marci Hamilton. “If a victim of abuse was 16 at the time, by 19 he would have had no options left,” Hamilton said.

Jun 1, 2015

Verdict Justia - The war against child sex abuse received an infusion of weapons and power when the Boston Globe revealed the pattern of the cover-up by the Catholic hierarchy in 2001.

Jun 1, 2015

Just Security - As Marty Lederman’s earlier post explains, a D.C. district court is now considering the habeas petition of Guantanamo detainee Mukhtar Yahia Naji al Warafi, found in an earlier habeas case to be a member of the Taliban’s armed forces, who argues that because “hostilities” between the United States and the Taliban have ceased, the domestic statute (the AUMF) on which the United States has relied no longer authorizes his detention.

May 28, 2015

“There was this widespread assumption that if you put your child in a private school that they were in safer space,” said Marci Hamilton, a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo law school at Yeshiva University who specializes in sexual-abuse cases and consulted on the report. “Just like all the rest of the assumptions that we’ve had about child sex abuse—that it’s rare, that it doesn’t have long-term effects—all of these myths about child sex abuse have been blown out of the water.”

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