Format: 2014-04
Mar 31, 2014
USA Today - "New York is taking a substantial step in the right direction, and we hope it will ultimately join the many other states who have recognized that lengthy isolation sentences cause serious harm while accomplishing little, if any, goals of a rational corrections system," said Alexander Reinert, a Benjamin Cardozo School of Law professor who was part of the legal team that brought the lawsuit.
Mar 21, 2014
March 21, 2014 - Professor Marci Hamilton of Cardozo School of Law and Professor Leslie Griffin of UNLV School of Law have launched a new blog, Hamilton and Griffin on Rights, which focuses on women’s voices, working to bring those issues to the forefront of constitutional law and law and religion debates.  The legal scholars' posts are currently focusing on the oral arguments scheduled for March 25 in the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate cases. 
Mar 20, 2014
USA Today - There's a lot at stake here. This is the culture war," says Marci Hamilton, a law professor at Yeshiva University. Already, she says, the country is seeing "an explosion in these types of laws."
Mar 19, 2014
JOTWELL - Reinert elegantly defines meritless–as distinct from frivolous–litigation, argues why the civil justice system should value it, and argues that Congress, the Court, and federal rulemakers should change the way they think about substantive and procedural change.
Mar 13, 2014
WNYC - When Ponte faced a similar challenge in Maine, he took a “fearless approach to firing staff” who were not open to using new techniques with inmates, said Ellen Yaroshefsky, Director of the Youth Justice Clinic at Cardozo Law School.
Mar 13, 2014
LA Times - "Day after day, people are getting deported who shouldn't be deported," said Peter Markowitz, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York and a cofounder of the legal counsel program, called the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project.

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