Lenni Benson and Russell Wheeler take a closer look at immigration courts in an Op-Ed published in the Houston Chronicle. They argue that larger court staffs would result in a more efficient immigration process. To read the complete article, click here.
David Schoenbrod’s latest piece of scholarship was published in The Environmental Reporter’s November edition. Read Professor Schoenbrod’s co-authored article about the overwhelming case for reforming the Clean Air Act here.
Another congratulations is in order, this time to Jethro K. Lieberman, who was appointed the Martin Professor of Law. The professorship is established in honor of Lester Martin, an industrialist and financier in the printing and textile industries. Congratulations, Professor Lieberman!
Congratulations to Ann F. Thomas, the inaugural Otto L. Walter Distinguished Professor of Tax Law! A celebration of the appointment was held October 24 in the Ernst Steifel Reading Room.
Alan Appel will speak at Bloomberg BNA’s 19th Annual Canada-U.S. Cross-Border Tax Update on October 21-22 in Toronto, Ontario. Professor Appel spoke earlier this month as part of the 100th Anniversary of the Revenue Act, presented by the New York Law School Law Review.
Ruti Teitel’s op-ed, co-authored with NYU Law Professor Robert Howse, entitled “Why Attack Syria?” was recently published by Project Syndicate. To read the complete article, click here.
Spotlight on Publications
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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.”
Richard Chused wrote a chapter entitled “Marini v. Ireland: Protecting Low Income Renters by Judicial Shock Therapy,” in New Jersey Goes A’Courting: Ten Legal Cases that Shook the Nation (Rutgers University Press 2013). Marini v. Ireland was one of the first two cases in which courts held that defenses could be raised by tenants being sued for possession in summary dispossess courts.