Cardozo News Brief: Nov. 22, 2019

Campus News

Professor Kate Shaw Talks Impeachment on ABC; Cited in New Yorker piece on Justice Kagan

Professor Kate Shaw analyzed the impeachment hearings as they unfolded on ABC News, saying, “The no quid quo pro case has been falling apart for some days. Today you see…everyone involved really on both sides, both on the U.S. side and eventually on the Ukrainian side, understand there is this linkage.” Watch here»

Professor Jessica Roth Wins 10th Annual Fred C. Zacharias Memorial Prize for Scholarship in Professional Responsibility

Professor Jessica Roth was the winner of the 10th Annual Fred C. Zacharias Memorial Prize for Scholarship in Professional Responsibility for her article, The “New” District Court Activism in Criminal Justice Reform. The award will be presented at the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. in January. Read more»

Professor Kyron Huigens Analyzes Impeachment Hearings on Al Jazeera

“He has great credibility as a military man,” Professor Kyron Huigens told Al Jazeera. “The Republicans’ only line of defense against him was really to attack his character.” Watch here»

Professor Deborah Pearlstein Writes About Breaches of Constitutional Norms in Just Security; Quoted in Business Insider

Professor Deborah Pearlstein writes in Just Security, “The current scandal is different from these past examples [of scandals] in important ways. The United States did not secretly use military force in Ukraine, or secretly fund a rebel insurgency.” She told Business Insider regarding President Trump’s order to the US Navy not to take away a pardoned Navy SEAL’s Trident pin, “The kind of crimes that are at issue here, these aren’t marginal crimes,” she said. Read more»

Professor Gabor Rona Submits Amicus Brief to ICC

Professor Gabor Rona, Director of CLIHHR ‘s Law and Armed Conflict Project, submitted an amicus brief to the International Criminal Court responding to a request for an investigation into international crimes in Afghanistan. Read more»

10th Annual BALLSA Dinner Meets Fundraising Goal

Cardozo Law’s BALLSA group and the Department of Alumni Affairs celebrated the accomplishments of honorees David Huntley ’90, Anusree (Anu) Nair ’09 and Rafael Castellanos ’86 at the annual dinner Nov. 14. Read more»

Stephen Siegel Talks Real Estate with Professor Stew Sterk

Stephen Siegel, Chairman of Global Brokerage at CBRE and member of Cardozo’s Board of Overseers, visited Cardozo for a breakfast talk with Professor Stewart Sterk. Siegel shared advice from his 60-year career in real estate. Read more»

Talks and Writings

Professor Richard Weisberg spoke on Nov. 15 at the 20th anniversary gathering in Paris of individuals who have worked on the restitution of material and banking losses to Jews affected by the Vichy regime’s laws during WWII.

Professor Christopher Buccafusco gave a talk at the Notre Dame Design Law Roundtable November 15, and participated in the Entertainment Law Initiative panel discussion on music copyright law at Cardozo on Nov. 18.

Professor Gabor Rona will speak on a panel called From Guantanamo to The Hague: Accountability for U.S. Torture at CUNY Law School on Nov. 25.

Professor Kate Shaw will speak on a panel at Princeton University’s Harlan Lecture: Beyond the Bench: Federal Judges, Public Engagement, & Civil Rights Reform on Dec. 5.

Professor Suzanne Last Stone will speak at the 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 Muslim Ethics, in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 12.

Professor Lela Love will be a Presenter for the Conference on Global Dispute Resolution of Pepperdine University School of Law Nov. 22-23 in Malibu, CA.

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.


Lunchtime Conversation with Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 12 p.m. RSVP here»

Lunchtime Talk with Diana Kearney: Strategic Litigation against The Administration’s Migration Policies: Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 12 p.m. Register here»