Important sexual assault decision based on Professor Sally Goldfarb’s work

December 26, 2019.  The New York Supreme Court Appellate Division issued a decision in the case, Breest v. Haggis, concerning interpretation of New York City’s Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Act, which was modeled on the federal Violence Against Women Act that Professor Goldfarb helped draft. The court’s precedent-setting decision held that allegations of rape … Continue reading Important sexual assault decision based on Professor Sally Goldfarb’s work

Professor Christina S. Ho publishes article proposing how Congress could legislate a right to health

January 12, 2020.  Professor Ho’s article, published in Seton Hall Law Review, sidesteps the argument that we cannot claim a right to health in the U.S. because it is a costly affirmative right. The article proposes a negative right to health in the form of Health Impact Assessments. Ho, Christina, Legislating A Negative Right to … Continue reading Professor Christina S. Ho publishes article proposing how Congress could legislate a right to health