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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May 25, 2016

Reuters - "But even if Thiel did influence Hogan’s legal strategy, that would probably not be grounds to overturn the verdict against Gawker, according to Anthony Sebok, a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the author of a definitive 2011 law review article on legal doctrines discouraging litigation funding."

May 20, 2016

The National Law Journal lists Cardozo among the top 50 schools with the highest percentage of 2015 graduates in what the publication describes as the "gold standard for lawyer jobs." The New York Law Journal says, "Cardozo Law Dean Melanie Leslie attributed the improving fortunes of its graduates to a 'top-to-bottom' review of its placement strategies as well as reviewing where growth is occurring in the New York legal market. 'The key has been understanding the job market and providing the right information and connections to our graduates,' Leslie said."

May 19, 2016

“This is a constant criticism of the state by virtually every municipality — that the state tries to take credit for programs that provide benefit to the public, and then shifts the costs onto the municipali­ty,” said Stewart Sterk, a professor of real estate law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

May 12, 2016

Forbes - According to Barbara Kolsun, a former IACC chair and professor at the Cardozo School of Law in New York, a number of brands within the coalition have privately supported Kors’ decision.

May 12, 2016

WGBH News - "By giving them until they're 38 to come forward, Illinois is actually one of the better states for survivors of child sex abuse. If the abuse happens elsewhere, says law professor Marci Hamilton of the Cardozo School of Law in New York, 'The states are all over the place.'"

May 11, 2016

Newsweek - For months, Wildes had been working with Gulab, and he’d made several useful contacts in Kabul and Asadabad. The Afghan hadn’t worked for the U.S. military long enough to qualify for the Special Immigrant Visa program. But thanks to the lawyer and one of his contacts, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul sent a recommendation to the State Department, saying it was in the U.S. national interest to settle Gulab in America.

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