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AP FACT CHECK: Walker Right on Wisconsin Prison Population

John Pfaff was quoted in a WSB-TV article about Wisconsin’s prison population. The state could halve the number of people entering into prisons every year by keeping nonviolent offenders out of prison, but could not cut the prison population itself in half, said John Pfaff, a criminal law professor at Fordham University who reviewed Wisconsin’s

Connecticut Movers: ‘Running’ Things in Connecticut

Alumna Jill Heitler Blomberg ’97, partner at Schoonmaker, George, Colin & Blomberg, was sworn in as president of the Connecticut chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Active with the chapter since 2011, Blomberg has previously served as vice president, secretary and treasurer and has served on its managing board since 2010. Blomberg’s practice

Nebraska Is About to Execute Someone with an Opioid. This Is a Huge Deal.

Deborah Denno was quoted in a Mother Jones article about the state of Nebraska trying new drugs to execute death row inmates. Deborah Denno, a law professor and lethal injection expert at Fordham University in New York, explained an additional problem with the plan to the Associated Press, “When states start experimenting with a new

Can a Progressive Upend Felder?

Adjunct Professor Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a Jewish Week article about people who run for office using names that differ from their legal names. Jerry H. Goldfeder, an election lawyer and an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law, agreed. “As long as a candidate uses a name that they are generally known

The Message Trump’s Pardons Are Sending Further Amplifies Systemic Injustice. Here’s Why.

Yazmine Nichols, a Stein Scholar at Fordham Law, wrote an op-ed for Blavity about President Trump’s use of his pardon power. The pardon power is derived from the Royal Prerogative of Mercy, which gave monarchs absolute power to pardon an individual convicted of a crime. Here in the United States, the pardon power has a