Oct 30, 2014

Dear Friends,

I am very proud of the scholarship produced by Cardozo School of Law's highly accomplished faculty. I want to share with you some of their groundbreaking work from the past year. Please take a moment to review their news and publications, and let me know if you have any thoughts or comments.

Warm regards,
Matthew Diller


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Dec 9, 2014
NY Times - David Rudenstine, a constitutional law professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a former dean there, said he entered law school at N.Y.U. in 1967, the year before the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated. “I don’t remember there being anything like this done then,” he said.
Dec 9, 2014
BBC Radio - Professor Ekow Yankah appears on BBC Radio to talk about the reasons the Grand Jury didn't bring charges in the Eric Garner case and whether the case will gain traction on the federal level.
Dec 9, 2014
610 CKTB (Niagara) - Professor Ekow Yankah speaks with Tim Denis on 610 CKTB (Niagara) on the Grand Jury system, the race/class element to recent cases involving police, on progress made in the realm of civil rights.
Dec 8, 2014
December 7, 2014 The New York Times -  To the Editor: “A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocates” (news article, Nov. 22) reports on pioneering efforts in a few states to respond to vulnerable residents’ basic needs for legal assistance in the most critical civil actions involving child custody, shelter, safety, sustenance and health.
Dec 8, 2014
Fox Detroit - "These kinds of cases are different they have to be adjudicated outside of bankruptcy," said Barry Scheck of the Innocence Project. "And we're really open to trying to resolve this so that Walter and everybody else can move on with their lives."
Dec 8, 2014
Slate - Imagine if, as Cardozo Law School professor Richard A. Bierschbach has suggested, we had in place a “punishment budget.”

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