Jun 29, 2018

The first Cardozo clinic won his appeal. The second Cardozo clinic convinced the jury in a two-week-long retrial that he was not guilty. Now that their client is finally out of prison, a third Cardozo clinic is fighting to adjust his immigration status in order to keep him in the country with his wife and family.


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Aug 8, 2018

The Nutmeg State was wrong to join this Compact, designed to ensure that the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote also wins in the Electoral College.

Aug 3, 2018

This Century's Review - Professor Michel Rosenfeld writes on the "fracturing of speech and its nefarious effects on democracy" in the current issue of This Century's Review (Journal for rational legal debate).

Aug 3, 2018

The Detroit Free Press reports on the University of Michigan's over $100 million investment in a mega-donor's private equity funds.

Aug 2, 2018

August 1, 2018 - Dean Melanie Leslie is quoted in Yahoo Finance, in an article about the #MeToo movement and an increase in companies hiring corporate law firms to investigate misconduct claims. The article claims companies want the law firms due to their ability to remain impartial.

“If you’re really trying to get to the bottom of what went wrong, you want to hire people who have no axe to grind, no bias at all in the outcome, to take a good look at this and report back to the board,” Dean Leslie said. 

Jul 31, 2018

Professor Aaron Wright was quoted in the August issue of the ABA Journal magazine, in an article focusing on the benefits of crypto and blockchain lawyers joining together in legal working groups with the goal of sharing information, learning from one another, and crafting best practices.

Wright is the chairman of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance’s Legal Industry Working Group, and says there’s benefits to getting lawyers involved because they’re talking through cutting-edge legal issues at a very high level.

Jul 27, 2018

Professor Michael J. Burstein will become the Vice Dean of Cardozo School of Law effective August 1, 2018, succeeding Professor Myriam Gilles, who is stepping down after serving with distinction as Vice Dean for two years. Professor Burstein is a distinguished member of the Cardozo faculty where he helps lead its nationally ranked Intellectual Property and Information Law program. He writes about intellectual property, innovation policy, and law and entrepreneurship, and teaches courses in patent law, corporate law and property.

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