May 30, 2018

Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall served as the backdrop on a hot day in May for Cardozo’s 40th Commencement Exercises, held May 29. Sixty-six students received LLM degrees, and 275 received JD degrees.


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Jun 15, 2018

Professor Gabor Rona, in a letter to The New York Times, points out that in a June 2 article about American strikes in 2017, "the Pentagon’s account of civilians killed by American military action is unreliable. One reason, alluded to in the article, is the blackout on civilian casualty figures for countries in which the United States conducts strikes in secret. And there are many.

Jun 14, 2018

“If you look at constitutions around the world, rewriting, amending, and recognizing what values have changed are vital to the health of any constitutional democracy,” said Julie Suk, who teaches antidiscrimination law at Cardozo Law. “That’s what I think we’ve missed out on.”

Jun 14, 2018

Professor Ekow Yankah of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law says the changing landscape of addiction has prompted novel responses and new rhetoric. “There’s something weird if you know the joblessness rates in the African-American community, know the history, but when drug addiction hit that community, it was ‘What is wrong with our community; why are you pathological?’ ”

Jun 14, 2018

Impeachment and Presidential Rhetoric

By Kate Shaw

June 14, 2018 Take Care - There’s much to say about To End a Presidency, Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz’s careful, nuanced, and engaging new study of impeachment. The book manages, in a relatively short text, to cover the history, mechanics, promise, and perils of impeachment, without glossing over the significant complexities presented by this awesome constitutional power.

Jun 11, 2018

Sebok, with Ronen Avraham of the University of Texas School of Law, conducted the first large-scale empirical study of the industry. They reviewed more than 100,000 applications submitted by individual litigants to one of the nation's largest consumer litigation finance companies.

Jun 11, 2018

Professor Julie Suk was interviewed by Texas Standard, regarding Illinois being the 37th state to ratify the ERA, making it one state shy of potentially becoming an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Many argue that this is not possible due to a ratification deadline that expired in 1982. But Suk thinks there's still a chance.

"I do think there will be a consitutional showdown over this, " Suk said. "Many people believe the deadline wasn't valid."

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