Professor Kate Shaw Releases New Book on Reproductive Rights

Professor Kate Shaw is one of three editors, along with Melissa Murray and Reva B. Siegel, for a new book called Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories, part of the Law Stories Series. The book is comprised of 12 chapters discussing topics, such as contraception and abortion, through case law, illustrated through the background of social movements and government actions in history. The volume highlights the change in law in different periods of time.

Professor Gilles Named as a Top-Cited Civil Procedure Scholar by Leiter Reports

September 5, 2018 - Professor Myriam Gilles was named number 5 on the list of the 10 most cited civil procedure faculty in the nation, according to Leiter Reports.

Professor Gilles specializes in class actions and aggregate litigation, and has written extensively on class action waivers in arbitration clauses. She also writes on structural reform litigation and tort law and has testified before Congress on consumer protections.

Blockchain and the Law Reviewed in Fortune

Professor Aaron Wright's book Blockchain and the Law, co-authored with Primavera de Filippi, was reviewed in Fortune magazine.

Wright Co-Authors Blockchain and the Law

Professor Aaron Wright, founder and director of Cardozo’s Tech Startup Clinic, has co-authored Blockchain and the Law, which is a bestseller on Amazon’s science and technology and network storage and retrieval administration book lists.

The book explores the development and goals of blockchain since its inception in 2009, and its myriad of uses which include expedited payment systems and smart contracts. Wright and co-author Primavera de Filippi also explore ideas for new governance and regulations being put into place to effectively protect the technology and its users.

Longtime Former Cardozo Professor Alex Stein Chosen for Israeli Supreme Court

Co-Directors of Cardozo's Israeli Supreme Court Project comment below on the news of former Cardozo Professor Alex Stein's appointment to the Israeli Supreme Court.

Professor Shaw Analyzes Presidential Speech

Professor Kate Shaw spoke about the role of presidential speech and how it impacts executive intent and the judicial process, in an interview with TalksOnLaw.

“The courts don't know quite what to do with Donald Trump,” she said. "What should the president's words mean? This is a really difficult legal question."

Taxing the Church: Panel Focuses on Professor Zelinsky's Book

 Professor Edward Zelinsky’s new book “Taxing the Church” focuses on taxes and their impact on religious institutions. Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer of the University of San Diego, Professor Brian Galle of Georgetown University and Professor Daniel Hemel of the University of Chicago visited Cardozo and participated in a panel discussion about the book, moderated by Cardozo Professor Laura Cunningham.

Prof. Jessica Roth Presents at Attorney General Academy on Ethical Issues of Media Contact During Trials

On August 22, 2017, Professor Jessica Roth trained prosecutors from around the country on ethical issues surrounding contacts with the media during public corruption investigations and trials, including how to balance the prosecutors’ duties to protect the rights of the accused and keep the public informed. The presentation grows out of Prof. Roth’s work as a Reporter for the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section, which included revising the ABA Standards on Fair Trial and Free Press issues in a new edition published in 2016.

Professor Zelinsky offers Guidance on Charitable Giving

Professor Ed Zelinksy says, in an article on the Oxford University Press blog, that Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, can lead by example and help both charities and the federal Treasury. Bezos has asked for advice about charitable donations on Twitter.

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates’ generous charitable donations have a down side, Zelinsky points out, in that under current law, the federal Treasury loses substantial revenue when appreciated stock is donated by a U.S. citizen to charity. 

Professor Buccafusco Claims New Proposed Legislation is Hurtful to First Amendment Rights

Professor Chris Buccafusco’s op-ed in Monday’s Albany Times Union argues that two bills currently being considered by the New York State Legislature would dismantle New York's right of privacy laws and replace them with an overly broad "right of publicity." The law would give celebrities and their heirs control over how their likenesses, characteristics and mannerisms are used.