May 31, 2016

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law class of 2016 celebrated a joyous commencement on May 31, 2016 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center.


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Jul 5, 2016

Congratulations to Jonathan D. Yellin, the recipient of the 2016 Louis D. Brandeis Award for the highest GPA, and the members of the class of 2016 Order of the Coif.

Jul 5, 2016

TIME - Will this success continue in the general election? Trump’s problem (as many are telling him) is that he has to widen his appeal, but he can only widen his appeal in directions that take him away from the constituency he has so assiduously cultivated. If he loses that constituency by becoming more mainstream, he could lose the election.

Jul 4, 2016

OUPblog - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has publicly stated that the US Supreme Court does not function well with eight members. I disagree. Under present circumstances, it would be best for the country and the Court to abolish the vacant Supreme Court seat held by Justice Scalia and to proceed permanently with an eight member court.

Jun 29, 2016

Justice Sotomayor cited Criminal Justice Debt, along with statistics from Justice Department investigations in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere, to illustrate the prevalence of outstanding arrest warrants for minor offenses such as unpaid traffic tickets.

Jun 28, 2016

Reversing a conviction for gun possession based solely on police testimony, the ruling expanded the right of a defendant to cross-examine police witnesses about prior, though not necessarily criminal, misconduct. Elsa Mitsoglou '14, briefed and argued the appeal at both the Appellate Division and the Court of Appeals.

Jun 28, 2016

Professor Sterk’s 400 citations made him the nation’s sixth most-cited property scholar from 2010-14, on the list of the nation's 10 most-cited property faculty by Brian Leiter's Law School Reports.

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