Cardozo Law News Brief: Nov. 1, 2019

Stanley Fish and panel discussion on free speech

Floersheimer Center Event Celebrates Professor Stanley Fish and Free Speech

Lively debates over the First Amendment sparked discussions between scholars and the public at the Floersheimer Center’s daylong event “Hate Speech, Fake News, and Post-Truth in the Age of Trump.” The conference celebrated Floersheimer Distinguished Visiting Professor Stanley Fish’s latest book, The First: How to Think About Hate Speech, Campus Speech, Religious Speech, Fake News, Post-Truth and Donald Trump (Atria Books, 2019). Read more»


Portrait of Jessica Roth

Professor Jessica Roth Talks Impeachment on Bloomberg Radio

Professor Jessica Roth spoke on Bloomberg’s Balance of Power about the impeachment process, saying, “What Pelosi is setting up now with this resolution she’s bringing to the floor is to make it clear to any witness who would consider not complying with the subpoena because of what is essentially a political argument that the impeachment inquiry has not been authorized by the full House…she’s trying to remove that argument.” Listen here»


Ekow Yankah

Professor Ekow Yankah Interviewed on NPR

Professor Ekow Yankah discussed the announcement that the NCAA will allow college athletes to earn compensation. He said, “Like most people, we’re all sort of waiting to see what the announcement means. The NCAA often tries to do the vaguely right thing when it has absolutely no other choice. So I take it that this is a capitulation of what they see coming down the pike in terms of a slew of laws that are passing from state to state and threatened federal action.” Listen here»


Four panelists discussing Rigged, film about voter suppression

ACS Hosts Rigged Screening and Panel

Cardozo’s chapter of the American Constitution Society hosted a screening of Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook. A panel discussion after the film, moderated by ACS chapter President and 2L student Isabella Pori, featured insightful commentary from Tim Smith, the film’s executive producer, Professor Matthew Seligman and John Cusick, a fellow at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Read more»


Talks and Writings

Professors Deborah Pearlstein and Kate Shaw will be guest speakers at an event at Yale University on Nov. 7, remembering Justice Stevens. Professor Pearlstein will lead a session at the Annual Research Forum of the American Society of International Law at Brooklyn Law School Nov. 7-9. Professor Shaw will speak on a panel at New York University’s Brennan Center focusing on threats to reproductive rights on Nov. 14.

Professor Myriam Gilles will be doing faculty workshops at the University of Texas on Nov. 4 and USC Nov. 14.

Professor Suzanne Last Stone will speak at at the Annual Conference Selma Stern Zentrum of Culture, History and Jurisprudence, Berlin, Germany Nov. 17-19; 51st Annual Conference of the Association of Jewish Studies in San Diego on Dec. 17; and the Plenary Session of Annual Conference of Society of Jewish, Christian and Moslem Ethics, in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 12.

Professor Lela Love will be the Moderator for Fordham Law School Symposium’s on ADR and Access to Justice; Scholar in Residence and Presenter for Conference of the International Academy of Mediators in Scottsdale, Arizona Nov. 7-9; and a Presenter for the Conference on Global Dispute Resolution of Pepperdine University School of Law on Nov. 22-23 in Malibu, California.

Professor Richard Weisberg will address a gathering in Paris on Nov. 15, on the 20th anniversary of formal French efforts to restore to Jewish victims of Vichy a measure of the assets stolen from them during WWII.

Professor Michel Rosenfeld is a speaker at a conference of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities which will take place in Jerusalem in December 2019.

Professor Paul Gugliuzza will sit on a panel titled, “Teaching Intellectual Property Law,” at American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., in January 2020.

Professor Ngozi Okidegbe will present a paper at the ABA-AALS Criminal Justice Section works-in-progress academic roundtables at the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Annual Fall Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov 7.


Events

Distinguished Lecture in IP: Monday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m.

Antitrust in the Modern Economy: Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m.

The FAME Center Presents: One of Us, screening and panel: Monday, Nov. 11, at 5 p.m.

International Comparative Policy and Ethics Law Review Fall Symposium: Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m.

60 Years of Real Estate Wisdom—Stephen Siegel in conversation with Professor Stewart Sterk: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 8:30 a.m.