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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May 17, 2019

Professor Kate Shaw testified at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on May 15 titled "Executive Privilege and Congresstional Oversight."

She told the House Judiciary Committee, "My view as a scholar and a former White House lawyer, is that blanket invocations of executive privilege of the sort the White House has made here are without substantial support in either case law or executive branch practice."

Watch the testimony.

May 17, 2019
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.
May 17, 2019
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."
May 17, 2019

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."

May 3, 2019

The Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Law and the Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law hosted a panel titled “Unpacking the Mueller Report” with Cardozo professors offering their analysis on the investigation and aftermath.

Professor Jessica Roth offered her perspective on the criminal angle of the report, focusing on the possible presidential conspiracy with the Russian government and obstruction of justice. Although Mueller didn’t find sufficient evidence, Roth acknowledged what she called the “remarkable coincidences” noted in the report.

Apr 30, 2019

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.

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