Feb 10, 2016

The Cardozo School of Law team of Jonah Brill '17, Sarah Griggs '17, Joseph Kammerman '16, Vino Jayaraman '16, Charles Manfredi '17, Liliya Perelman '16, and Madison Wiles-Haffner '17 won first place at the 2016 Tulane Mardi Gras Sports Law Competition in February 2016.


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Feb 9, 2016

When Addiction Has a White Face

By Ekow Yankah

February 9, 2016 The New York Times - When crack hit America in the mid-1980s, for African-Americans, to borrow from Ta-Nehisi Coates, civilization fell. Crack embodied instant and fatal addiction; we saw endless images of thin, ravaged bodies, always black, as though from a famined land. And always those desperate, cracked lips. Our hearts broke learning the words “crack baby.”

Feb 7, 2016

"This controversy confirms the inadvisability of the kind of state subsidy being extended to the Noah Ark’s tourist attraction. Kentucky, by some measures, has the worst funded public pensions in the country. Under the best of circumstances, it makes no sense for Kentucky’s taxpayers to subsidize for-profit tourist attractions."

Feb 6, 2016

NewsWhistle - Ekow Yankah is one of the most charming people I know. He’s a sharp dresser and a smooth talker, unfailingly polite, and makes an excellent martini. He’s just the person you want to have with you if you’re trying to get a table at a popular restaurant on a busy night. Or if you’re trying to talk your way into a party. Or talk your way out of some kind of trouble. Fortunately, he uses these powers for good, and not for evil, and so rather than being an international playboy, he is, instead, a mild-mannered academic.

Feb 5, 2016

Patty Blum, a human rights lawyer who helped persuade Spanish authorities to take up the case, praised the judge for advancing a complex case with international implications. "It's a significant finding about the role of these kinds of illegal acts committed conspiratorially by military regimes," said Blum.

Jan 29, 2016

Orlando Sentinel - After the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., late last year, one might have a powerful inclination to give a green light to government surveillance hoping that such surveillance would detect terrorist plots before more people are murdered.

Jan 29, 2016

Felix Wu, a law professor at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, and Donald Aplin, managing editor for privacy and data security for Bloomberg Law, discuss the expiration of the "safe harbor" agreement between the United States and the European Union.

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