Cardozo Bench Marks: When the Supreme Court Has Only Eight Members



Apr 20, 2016

With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Cardozo professors Michael Herz, Kate Shaw, and David Rudenstine discuss how having an even number of justices impacts the United States Supreme Court.


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May 16, 2016

“The current approach,” [Shaw] wrote, “permits the justices to dole out the valuable asset of a Supreme Court argument to friends and former employees, in a way that is reminiscent of the cronyism and patronage that characterized government employment” before the Civil Service reforms of the 19th century.

May 13, 2016

Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum will teach an intensive two-week seminar on human rights, indigenous rights, and atrocity prevention during summer 2016 at the Faculty of Law of Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) in Brazil.

May 12, 2016

Forbes - According to Barbara Kolsun, a former IACC chair and professor at the Cardozo School of Law in New York, a number of brands within the coalition have privately supported Kors’ decision.

May 12, 2016

WGBH News - "By giving them until they're 38 to come forward, Illinois is actually one of the better states for survivors of child sex abuse. If the abuse happens elsewhere, says law professor Marci Hamilton of the Cardozo School of Law in New York, 'The states are all over the place.'"

May 11, 2016

Newsweek - For months, Wildes had been working with Gulab, and he’d made several useful contacts in Kabul and Asadabad. The Afghan hadn’t worked for the U.S. military long enough to qualify for the Special Immigrant Visa program. But thanks to the lawyer and one of his contacts, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul sent a recommendation to the State Department, saying it was in the U.S. national interest to settle Gulab in America.

May 11, 2016

Philadelphia Inquirer - "It was designed to be a whitewash and it is a whitewash," Stewart E. Sterk, professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, said of the report. "It's disingenuous to the extreme. The report takes at face value anything that the trust says."

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