A lot has happened from Cardozo Law's founding in 1976 to the first day of classes in 2016. The school kicks-off a year-long celebration to highlight the enormous achievements made by our faculty, alumni and students over 40 years.
According to the article in the SF Chronicle, Professor Reinert called the Speak Free Act unconstitutional in testimony before the House, and said that it "could 'impose significant barriers to important civil rights and public interest litigation,' and intrudes into states' rights.
Crime and Justice News - “No family can have a loved one locked up and deported, simply because they can’t afford counsel,” says Peter Markowitz, director of the Immigration Justice Clinic at Cardozo School of Law. “That’s not justice, and we don’t do that in New York.”
American Banker - Many businesses involved in bitcoin or other virtual currencies are "just a conduit," said Aaron J. Wright, a professor at the Cardozo Law School who penned a Medium post last year on the topic. "They just pass it along."
Valley News - Ekow Yankah, a professor at Cardozo School of Law in New York, pointed out that crack has long been viewed as “the black drug” that infects only minority communities. Except for making a lot arrests and putting people behind bars for long stretches, “we did nothing about it,” he said.
An article detailing Professor Richard Weisberg's participation in an event rededicating a Jewish cemetary in Ukraine appeared in the Hope newspaper in August. Professor Weisberg's involvement was part of his work for the U.S. Commission on the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad. See below for the translated version of the article.
It turns out that putting our social interactions on autopilot can leach away the very things that make us human to begin with. At the extreme, using AI to make our social lives more “efficient” just might corrode them beyond recognition.