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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May 17, 2019

"Steve Mnuchin really has no idea what he's talking about," Professor Kyron Huigens said on Al Jazeera.

"The other contention is that there is no legitimate legislative purpose for Congress to have these tax returns, and of course that's a very dangerous proposition. If the President can say what's a legitimate Congressional purpose then the President has complete control over Congress and the nature of cooperation between the President and Congress...and that violates the basic structure of separation of powers."

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 good...one 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 1, 2019

The online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) in Data and Privacy Law is Cardozo’s first program with Noodle Partners. Click here to read the Law.com article about the program. 

Apr 29, 2019

Reclining on planes is often contentious, with passengers arguing over tight spaces. Passengers on Delta Airlines won't be able to recline their seats as much as they used to and Professor Chris Buccafusco said in the Chicago Tribune that this new policy is, “Not helpful at all. The right answer is to try to allow people to sort it out and get to the best outcome without being jerks about it,” he said.

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