New York Daily News - “Over the last half-dozen years, what has gone on in New York courts . . . strikes me as a national scandal,” said Professor Lester Brickman of Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Law School.
Wall Street Journal - “If you look at the amount of the fraud, the sentences are wildly disproportionate to the amount of harm caused, disproportionately low,” said Richard Bierschbach, a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
The Southern Illinoisian - The index, released in February but tweaked in November after feedback, is based on how states serve people with disabilities and limited English proficiency, how much free legal help is available and how states help increasing numbers of people representing themselves in court, among other issues, said David Udell, the center’s executive director.