Apr 01, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and high court judges from the U.K., Germany and the European Court of Human Rights kicked off a two-day conference on comparative constitutional approaches to civil liberties at Cardozo on March 31.Dean Melanie Leslie welcomed the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) in opening remarks on a day dedicated to the memory of the late Norman Dorsen, an innovator in the field of comparative constitutions.

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Apr 15, 2019
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."
Apr 15, 2019

Professor Jessica Roth was a guest on CNN Newsroom, discussing Julian Assange's arrest and the future of the case. "Once he's here, things start all over again in term of his relationship with U.S. prosecutors...he's indicated so far he's not inclined to be a cooperative witness," she said.

Apr 8, 2019

Professor Kyron Huigens' op-ed in The Hill discusses Mueller, Barr and the idea of corrupt intent: "Where criminal law is concerned, the rule of law demands that people know what is and is not a crime; that police and prosecutors exercise their discretion within narrow bounds; and that courts come to reliable, understandable conclusions. The standard of 'corrupt intent' is antithetical to all of this. With Barr’s summary of the Mueller report, 'corrupt intent' has left us all wondering what conduct is prohibited, who might be prosecuted and punished, and why," he wrote.

Apr 4, 2019

Professor Ekow Yankah was a guest on Minnesota Public Radio to discuss the ongoing debate of whether the NCAA should compensate student athletes and a recent court ruling in Alston v. NCAA, one of the biggest legal cases against the NCAA.

"For a lot of colleges, these kind of rulings don't mean a whole lot because they simply don't have the money to do very much more," he said on The News with Kerri Miller.

Apr 3, 2019

Professor Myriam Gilles testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee April 2 at a hearing called "Arbitration in America."

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.

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