Format: 2016-02
Nov 25, 2015

Times Picayune - Ellen Yaroshefsky, a legal ethics professor at New York's Cardozo School of Law and executive director of the Jacob Burns Ethics Center, told Hunter that the defects within the Orleans Parish legal establishment were so severe, pervasive and systemic that only judiciary intervention could help.

Nov 25, 2015

Al Jazeera - Several witnesses testified for Bunton, including renowned defense lawyer Barry Scheck, co-founder of the Innocence Project. Scheck cited his own research on the effects of inadequate defense on wrongful convictions and told Hunter that if he stopped assigning cases, other judges might follow suit and not penalize public defenders who don’t take new clients.

Nov 16, 2015

The Crime Report - Katharine Tinto, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law who has written extensively on fake stash-house stings, believes the accumulating case law used to defeat outrageous conduct motions threatens the due process protections guaranteed under the Constitution.

Nov 6, 2015

The New York Times - Deborah Pearlstein, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, wrote that Mr. Obama might not want to create such a precedent. “Which does the president think is more important?” she wrote. “The strategic importance of closing Guantánamo on his watch? Or the structural, historical importance of holding the line on the expansion of presidential power in the United States?”

Nov 2, 2015

The New York Times - Deborah L. Pierce, an emergency room doctor in Philadelphia, was optimistic when she brought a sex discrimination claim against the medical group that had dismissed her. Respected by colleagues, she said she had a stack of glowing evaluations and evidence that the practice had a pattern of denying women partnerships.

Oct 22, 2015

The New York Times - Anthony Sebok, a professor at Cardozo Law who advises Burford, says he sees the practice as part of a broader trend toward the financialization of the law.

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