Cardozo Bench Marks: When the Supreme Court Has Only Eight Members



Apr 20, 2016

With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Cardozo professors Michael Herz, Kate Shaw, and David Rudenstine discuss how having an even number of justices impacts the United States Supreme Court.


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Feb 17, 2016

Public Radio International - Andrea Sáenz, a fellow at the Cardozo School of Law immigration clinic in New York, lists some of these cases for the Crimmigration blog. “Immigrants both documented and undocumented have benefited from Scalia's votes on how to analyze prior criminal convictions in deportation proceedings,” she explains in an email. “For example, he repeatedly voted that the immigration laws do not allow the government to use very minor drug offenses to condemn noncitizens to mandatory deportation.”

Feb 11, 2016

Under the agreement, student participants of the clinic will review the evolution of these concepts and their legal implications, and share their results with ICTJ, an international organization that works in countries seeking to address legacies of mass human rights violations.

Feb 5, 2016

Patty Blum, a human rights lawyer who helped persuade Spanish authorities to take up the case, praised the judge for advancing a complex case with international implications. "It's a significant finding about the role of these kinds of illegal acts committed conspiratorially by military regimes," said Blum.

Jan 19, 2016

BuzzFeed News - The lawsuit was filed in federal court in New York City by NDLON, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (AAAJ-ALC), and the Immigration Justice Clinic at the Cardozo School of Law.

Jan 8, 2016

Cardozo's Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP)

January 8, 2016 - This January, 72 Cardozo students are taking part in the annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Program. They learn from 134 faculty members and ten judges from the New York City region and across the country. During the program, students take on a role as prosecutor and defense attorney, in one of the most successful trial lawyer boot camps in any law school in the country. It all takes place in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room and throughout the Cardozo building between semesters.

Jan 1, 2016

ABA Journal - Anyone looking to start a tech company in the city can get bread-and-butter legal advice from either the Cardozo Law Tech Startup Clinic or the Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic.

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