Mar 12, 2019

Cardozo School of Law rose four places to number 52 in the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings this year, continuing a multi-year upward trajectory. Cardozo has jumped 23 places in the rankings over the past four years. In addition, Cardozo’s alternative dispute resolution program was ranked eighth in the country and first in New York City, and the intellectual property program was ranked 13th nationally and second in New York City. 


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Mar 25, 2019

The Seventh Circuit has ruled that Code Section 107(2) is constitutional, overturning Judge Barbara Crabb's 2017 ruling that the section violated the Establishment Clause.

Mar 18, 2019

Professor Sam Weinstein was interviewed by KCBS radio in San Francisco about the antitrust and competition implications of the Facebook/Instagram/WhatsApp/Messenger integration. He said, "Facebook has a big chuck of social media market share so you worry that their big natural competitor is already owned by them. Regulators are reluctant to break up companies that are already merged."

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Mar 18, 2019

Professor Jessica Roth said on PBS NewsHour on March 13, 2019, "What's going to be key going forward is whether or not they are concerned about conduct that is separate from what Manafort has already been convicted of in his two federal cases. And that's because New York's double jeopardy law is actually quite protective of defendants from being prosecuted in New York after they have already been prosecuted for the same conduct in another jurisdiction."

Mar 18, 2019

Professor Tony Sebok talks in the ABA Journal about a November opinion from the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility that says lawyers may refer clients to fee financing companies, even if they own a financial interest in the lender or broker: “I don’t actually know why it was written, in the sense that it seems to confirm what other bar committees have said,” says Sebok. “It’s not a major development in either reasoning or setting out new, deeper thoughts about this particular practice.”

Mar 18, 2019

Professor Deborah Pearlstein, co-director of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy, testfied in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee on March 13, 2019, regarding Congressman David N. Cicillin's bill to prohibit the use of unauthorized military force in Venezuela.

H.R. 1004, the Prohibiting Unauthorized Military Action in Venezuela Act, prevents the Trump administration from taking any military action related to Venezuela without the approval of Congress required by law.

Mar 12, 2019
Professor Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, director of the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic and Professor Lela Love, director of the Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution, traveled to Amazonas, Brazil in February to train federal prosecutors. They conducted an intensive two-day training on strategic advocacy and mediation in social-environmental conflicts, with one day focused on litigation and one on dispute resolution.
The federal prosecutors protect the indigenous people and lands in the Amazon. 

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