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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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

Fox Business Network - Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes, managing partner at Wildes & Weinberg P.C., appeared on Fox Business Network to discuss President Obama's remarks at the memorial service for the slain officers in Dallas.

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.

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