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Cardozo Law News Brief: March 25, 2022

Cardozo Law News Brief Header: A Spotlight on New from the Cardozo Community

Cardozo News

Professor Kathryn Miller Comments to New York Law Journal on Gov. Hochul’s “Public Safety Plan”

Dean Melanie Leslie Appoints Luís Calderón Gómez to the Faculty as an Assistant Professor

Professor Ekow Yankah, on NBCLX, Discusses Impacts of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Role with the U.S. Sentencing Commission

Professor Kate Shaw Talks with ABC News About Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearing

Faculty Scholarship & News

  • Professor Pamela Foohey will speak at the University of Cincinnati College of Law’s 2022 Corporate Law Symposium on March 25. She also co-filed an amicus curiae brief in the Purdue Pharma Chapter 11 bankruptcy appeal, pending before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Professor Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum was a guest on Zeitgeist19 Foundation's podcast to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine and ways in which human rights violations and mass atrocities can be prevented. The USCIRF report she co-authored last year and a podcast about it was mentioned in a New York Times article about lynch mobs in Pakistan.
  • Professor Deborah Pearlstein will be a panelist at “Lies, Free Speech and the Law” on April 8, sponsored by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University.
  • Professor Alex Reinert will testify before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties at the hearing “Examining Civil Rights Litigation Reform, Part 1: Qualified Immunity” on March 30 at 10 a.m.
  • Professor Gabor Rona was on the panel “Crimes of Aggression, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes in Ukraine” sponsored by The Center for National Security at Fordham Law School on March 18.


An Emergent Industry: Cannabis sponsored by the Business and Cannabis Law Societies Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. 25 Years of Section 230: Retain,Reform or Repeal?sponsored by the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal Thursday, March 31 at 3 p.m. Big Law, Big Discovery, Big Trouble: Arnold & Porter and the Opioid Discovery Controversy sponsored by the Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law Thursday, April 7 at 12:30 p.m. Symposium: Women in the Judiciary sponsored by Cardozo International & Comparative Law Review Friday, April 8 at 1 p.m. 17th Annual E. Nathaniel Gates Award sponsored by OUTlaw Monday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. The Parthenon Marbles Case and the Universal Museum Myth: Policies and Politics sponsored by the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, The FAME Center and the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic Thursday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m.