New York Daily News - Well, well, well. It is possible for a prosecutor to finally file charges against the once most powerful comedian on earth for aggravated indecent assault. But don’t let the extraordinary news blind us to the bigger story: Politics, the law and male privilege stood in the way of justice for far too long.
New Amsterdam News - I am ready, and I am able,” Justice Tanya R. Kennedy announced to a throng of admirers in the New York County Courthouse rotunda last Thursday evening. Kennedy had just been sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court of the state of New York. Cardozo Dean Melanie Leslie was among the speakers at the event.
Suleman Malik '16 discussed, as part of an on-air panel of Muslim Americans, politics, religion, civil rights, and his perspective in light of Donald Trump's comments and the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino. The story aired on CBS This Morning, CBS News and Face the Nation.
On December 16, The New York Times published an article detailing the outlines of a deal between Ferguson, Missouri and the Justice Department, which would force changes to the city's police department, including new training for police officers, improved record-keeping, and the installation of a federal monitor.
Nationwide, efforts to eliminate both criminal and civil statutes of limitations on child sex abuse gained momentum in the wake of the scandal at Penn State and more recent allegations by women who said they were drugged years ago by comedian Bill Cosby, said Marci A. Hamilton, a Cardozo School of Law professor leading the national crusade.