Michael Perlin was recently elected co-chair of the Disability Rights Interest Group of the American Society of International law. To read more about the American Society of International Law, click here.
Featured video: Houman Shadab discussing whether the recent ruling by the IRS will help or hurt the bitcoin economy with Lee Pacchia ’06. To watch the complete video, click here.
Ronald Filler was re-elected as a Public Director of the National Futures Association. He was also elected for the first time to the Association’s Executive Committee. The NFA is the futures and derivatives industry’s self-regulatory organization, similar to FINRA for securities firms. To read more about the NFA elections, click here.
Featured video: Arthur Leonard answers the question of whether the fight for marriage equality is approaching its end game. Watch the complete video here.
Featured video: David Schoenbrod explains why the Clean Air Act isn’t perfect and how environmental legislation could be improved. Watch the complete video here.
Spotlight on Publications
To view a complete list of faculty publications from 2013, click here.
Coming soon, Professor Robert Blecker’s upcoming book The Death of Punishment analyzes the supporting arguments for the use of the death penalty in the criminal justice system. Professor Blecker is a widely known death penalty advocate. Published by Palgrave Macmillian, the book will hit the shelves this November. Pre-order your copy by clicking here.
Professor Jethro Lieberman has also been receiving great reviews for his book, Liberalism Undressed. The New York Law Journal praised the book as “Lieberman’s masterwork, a brilliant, provocative and mature product of decades of thought about some of the most fundamental issues of our time or any time. The book catapults Lieberman to the first rank of modern political and legal philosophers.”