Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum will teach an intensive two-week seminar on human rights, indigenous rights, and atrocity prevention during summer 2016 at the Faculty of Law of Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) in Brazil.
WGBH News - "By giving them until they're 38 to come forward, Illinois is actually one of the better states for survivors of child sex abuse. If the abuse happens elsewhere, says law professor Marci Hamilton of the Cardozo School of Law in New York, 'The states are all over the place.'"
Newsweek - For months, Wildes had been working with Gulab, and he’d made several useful contacts in Kabul and Asadabad. The Afghan hadn’t worked for the U.S. military long enough to qualify for the Special Immigrant Visa program. But thanks to the lawyer and one of his contacts, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul sent a recommendation to the State Department, saying it was in the U.S. national interest to settle Gulab in America.
Philadelphia Inquirer - "It was designed to be a whitewash and it is a whitewash," Stewart E. Sterk, professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, said of the report. "It's disingenuous to the extreme. The report takes at face value anything that the trust says."
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.”