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 10, 2016

The National Law Journal - “The biggest story in Justice Index 2016 is about the progress courts are making to help people without lawyers,” said David Udell, executive director of the center, which is housed at Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. “Nothing replaces the role of a lawyer, but with judicial leadership, many states are pursuing common-sense reforms to help poor Americans in civil cases.”

May 7, 2016

Boston Globe - "States have taken two basic approaches to changing their statutes of limitations to allow new cases, said Marci Hamilton, a professor at the Cardozo School of Law in New York."

May 6, 2016

The Global Legal Post - A leading fashion lawyer has won the Luxury Law Summit's Lifetime Achievement award.

May 4, 2016

U.S. News & World Report: "There's been a retreat" in the courts, says Michel Rosenfeld, a professor at Cardozo Law School. "It used to be that the federal government, through court decisions, was expanding rights to everybody, even in states where there was resistance."

May 4, 2016

Law360 - A recent paper examining amicus invitations from the U.S. Supreme Court found that a majority of invitations were issued to former law clerks and that women and minorities have largely been excluded, revealing a court that has become “increasingly insular and cloistered.”

May 3, 2016

The Jewish Week - “They are most interested in keeping the civil lawsuits from happening because that is where all of the secrets and cover-ups come out,” said Marci Hamilton, a professor at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law and an organizer of SOL Reform. It “is about image and power.”

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