Format: 2014-08
Aug 22, 2014
Huffington Post Live - Before James Foley's execution, the Islamic State demanded a $312 million ransom which the U.S. refused. Should America change its policy against negotiating with terrorists? And why did the U.S. make a deal for Bowe Bergdahl but not Foley?
Jul 21, 2014
OUP Academic - The recent Hobby Lobby decision, which ruled that corporations with certain religious beliefs were no longer required to provide insurance that covers contraception for their female employees — as mandated by Obamacare — hinged on a curious piece of legislation from 1993.
Jul 16, 2014
New York Law Journal - After spending the past year testing potential changes to its second- and third-year curriculum, the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is rolling out new and revamped offerings this fall with an emphasis on practical lawyering skills.
Jul 9, 2014
New York Times - In her dissent on Monday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stated that the "court, I fear, has ventured into a minefield."
Jun 20, 2014
Opinio Juris - My blogospheric colleagues have begun debating whether the Administration has sufficient domestic legal authority to proceed with what the Times has called a “targeted, highly selective campaign of airstrikes against Sunni militants in Iraq” – reportedly now under contemplation.
May 20, 2014
Newsday - With 29 exonerations since 1989, New York State has the third-largest number of wrongful convictions overturned by DNA testing in the country.