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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Jul 17, 2018

July 16, 2018 - The case involving a monkey who took a selfie, and the question of the monkey's rights over that photo, will continue as a judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has asked the full court to consider rehearing the case. A panel had ruled 2-1 that the monkey didn’t have standing to sue.

Jul 10, 2018

Edward A. Zelinsky, a professor of law at the Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, said Judge Kavanaugh’s assessment is highly textualist, which is similar to how other conservative judge interpret the law, but that does not mean he will always avoid other methods of interpretation.

“I think it’s important not to read too much into these things,” Zelinsky said. “My own view is that it would be good for everybody to calm down and not read too much into any single opinion.”

Jul 9, 2018

In such an environment, it is easy to overlook Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States.[4] While the short-term stakes in Wisconsin Central are not as high as the stakes of these other cases, the long-term implications of Wisconsin Central will prove equally significant.

Jul 9, 2018

In the aftermath of Justice Kennedy’s retirement announcement, several legal scholars have suggested that Democrats should add seats to the Supreme Court when they retake the Presidency and Congress.

Jul 9, 2018

"In part, because of a couple of votes to uphold or decline to decide questions involving Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act," said Kate Shaw, an ABC News legal analyst.

Jul 6, 2018

The principal restriction they have in mind is a judicial decree in the long-standing Flores case, enforcing a settlement that requires the government to “release a minor from its custody without unnecessary delay” except where detention of the minor is required “either to secure his or her timely appearance before the INS or the immigration court, or to ensure the minor’s safety or that of others.”

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