New York Times - For too many years our nation’s discourse around immigration has been distorted by anti-immigrant activists who have advanced bold but regressive state immigration policies. State laws in Arizona and elsewhere have powerfully, but inaccurately, framed the immigration issue through the lenses of criminality and terrorism.
Human Rights in Ecuador Supports Appeal Against Decree on Asylum
June 17, 2014 Ecuavisa - The organization Human Rights Watch ( HRW ) today presented a paper before the Constitutional Court of Ecuador by supporting the use of two organizations of the court in order to get a decree regulating the granting of asylum in the country is invalidated, the bank said in U.S.
HolaCiudad! - HRW filed with the Constitutional Court of Ecuador a 'memorial amicus curiae "along with Clinic Genocide and Human Rights of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, which asserts that the decree violates" international legal obligations Ecuador to protect refugees and asylum seekers.
New York Law Journal - The Court of Appeals has upheld a burglary conviction that required it to review—for the first time since 1878— whether breaking into a non-residential part of a building that has residential units qualifies as a break-in of a dwelling.
Human Rights First and the Human Rights and Genocide Clinic of Cardozo Law School today released the first publicly available compendium to outline blasphemy laws from around the world. The compilation is a useful tool for human rights defenders, governments, civil society leaders and legal experts working to combat abuses created by blasphemy laws that permit the prosecution of individuals for defaming or insulting religions.