Jun 16, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie’s paper in issue 31 of the Wisconsin Law Review (2000), “The Costs of Confidentiality and the Purpose of Privilege,” was cited by the New York Court of Appeals in its June 9, 2016 decision concerning Ambac Assur. Corp. v Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.


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Jul 14, 2016

The New York Times - “Every rock that was in the path is being thrown to one side,” said Carolyn Patty Blum, the senior legal adviser to the Center for Justice and Accountability, an organization based in San Francisco that has filed Salvadoran human rights cases against military officers in courts outside the country.

Jul 13, 2016

Mr. Bierschbach said he attributes the change to a growing frustration with corporate sentencing, in which there is no human being to imprison or personally punish.

“People are finding that a little bit unsatisfying,” he said. Judges may be looking for outcomes that feel more meaningful to victims, he said.

Jul 12, 2016

The new agreement could still face long-term attack by European privacy groups, said Professor Felix Wu, director of the Data Law Initiative at Cardozo Law School at Yeshiva University in New York City. The European Court could still decide that the extent of U.S. government surveillance makes the new Privacy Shield inadequate, he said. “It will probably take at least a couple of years though for a challenge to the Privacy Shield to reach the European Court of Justice, so it will be a while before we get a final answer to these questions,” Wu said.

Jul 12, 2016

Associated Press - Professor Felix Wu of Cardozo Law School in New York said "someone is surely going to challenge it" but that on balance he anticipated the European Court would back Privacy Shield.

Jul 12, 2016

On July 11-12, for the second year in a row, Cardozo hosted CrimFest, an annual national works-in-progress conference for criminal law and procedure scholars.

Jul 8, 2016

The Journal News - Stewart Sterk, a law professor and director of the Center for Real Estate Law Policy at Yeshiva University's Cardozo Law School, said the state has many legal options. But even if the state takes action, what then? "The question is, how do you go about enforcing whatever prohibition you have?" Sterk said.

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