Archive for November 17th, 2015

November 17, 2015

Krishnakumar Presents at Cardozo Law School

Professor Anita Krishnakumar presented her work in progress, anitaReconsidering Substantive Canons, on Monday, November 9, at Cardozo Law School’s faculty workshop series. The paper discusses the Roberts Court’s use of substantive canons over its first six terms and argues that the empirical evidence suggests that many of scholars’ conventional assumptions about this category of interpretive canons are wrong, or at least overstated.

November 17, 2015

Salomone’s Essay on Single-Sex Schooling Published in Teachers College Record

Professor Rosemary Salomone’s commentary, “Public Single-Sex Schools: What Oprah Knew,” has been published on line in

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Rosemary Salomone

Teachers College Record. The commentary discusses the U.S. Department of Education’s recent ruling  dismissing a Title IX complaint filed almost 20 years ago by civil liberties groups challenging the legality of the Young Women’s Leadership School in East Harlem. It recalls the school’s first graduation ceremony where Oprah Winfrey as the commencement speaker affirmed the merits of single-sex schooling especially for disadvantaged students.  

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