Professor Zelinsky Talks with Law360 about Secretary Mnuchin

Professor Ed Zelinsky spoke to Law360 about Secretary Mnuchin's refusal to comply with the subpoena to submit President Trump's tax returns.

Professor Zelinsky told Law360 that as long as Mnuchin can articulate an argument casting doubt on the intent behind the committee’s request, there is no guarantee that Democrats will prevail in a court battle.

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Professor Kyron Huigens Comments on Al Jazeera on Secretary Mnuchin's Testimony

"Steve Mnuchin really has no idea what he's talking about," Professor Kyron Huigens said on Al Jazeera.

"The other contention is that there is no legitimate legislative purpose for Congress to have these tax returns, and of course that's a very dangerous proposition. If the President can say what's a legitimate Congressional purpose then the President has complete control over Congress and the nature of cooperation between the President and Congress...and that violates the basic structure of separation of powers."

Professor Anthony Sebok's Study into the Litigation Finance Industry Highlighted in Law360

Professor Anthony Sebok's study into the litigation finance industry examined 200,000 cases handled by one nationwide litigation finance firm over the course of a decade. 
Read more in Law360 about the study and the results.

Professor Jessica Roth Comments on Dispute over President Trump's Tax Returns

Professor Jessica Roth was a guest on The 11th Hour to discuss the Treasury Department's refusal to release the President's tax returns.
"I think [Congress'] legal authority Is clear. We’ll see what the treasury department on behalf of the President asserts in response. In terms of how quickly this could happen, it strikes me as a purely legal question...there are provisions for expedited appeal to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and even to the US Supreme Court if necessary."

Professor Jessica Roth Focuses on Mueller Report Aftermath on MSNBC

Professor Jessica Roth was a guest on MSNBC to discuss the recent developments surrounding the Mueller Report.

She said, "Congress has a couple of legal options and none of them are very of them is to go to a federal district court in a civil proceeding to enforce a Congressional subpoena. There are good legal grounds for Congress to win. The problem is any order from a judge would be appealable. The litigation could take years."

Cardozo Launches Data-Focused Online Master of Studies in Law Degree

The online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) in Data and Privacy Law is Cardozo’s first program with Noodle Partners. Click here to read the article about the program. 

Professor Chris Buccafusco Comments in Chicago Tribune on Delta's New Seat Recline Policy

Reclining on planes is often contentious, with passengers arguing over tight spaces. Passengers on Delta Airlines won't be able to recline their seats as much as they used to and Professor Chris Buccafusco said in the Chicago Tribune that this new policy is, “Not helpful at all. The right answer is to try to allow people to sort it out and get to the best outcome without being jerks about it,” he said.

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Professor Jessica Roth Appears on CNN To talk Executive Privilege

Professor Jessica Roth told Poppy Harlow on CNN Newsroom that in terms of the President citing executive privilege, "The ship has sailed. As a legal matter, it is quite clear. He waived the privilege when he agreed to let his aides including Don McGahn sit down with the special counsel for the interviews on those subject matters."

Professor Jessica Roth Comments on The Release of Mueller Report on Bloomberg TV, The 11th Hour with Brian Williams and WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show

Professor Jessica Roth was a guest on The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, Bloomberg TV's Balance of Power and WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show this week, talking about the Mueller Report, the redacted version as well as the Barr press conference.

Professor Gabor Rona's Letter to the Editor in The New York Times Points out Issues in Recent Editorial

Professor Gabor Rona's letter to the editor in The New York Times pointed out problems with overly expansive notions of "war" and "combatant" in a March 31 editorial titled "The Secret Death Toll of America's Drones."