Civil Justice and National Advocacy: Student Projects

The following materials were produced by students in CJ&D's public policy clinic at New York Law School, Civil Justice and National Advocacy.
 

Legislative Memos

2018

Generic Drug Industry Liability

Robot Cars: Liability, Forced Arbitration, Preemption, Transparency, and Cybersecurity

Sexual Harassment, Forced Arbitration, and Rights of Workers to File Class Actions

2017

Americans with Disabilities Act, H.R. 620

Department of Education Arbitration Rule and S. 553

Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act, H.R. 906, H.R. 985

Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act, S. 237

Medical Malpractice/Drug Industry/Nursing Home Bill, H.R. 1215

 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ: Trespasser Liability

FAQ: Worker's Compensation Opt-Out Laws

FAQ: The Importance of New York's Scaffold Law

 

Victim Stories

ER Cases: States with Higher Legal Burdens

ER Negligence Cases

Nursing Home Victims: The Impact of "Caps"

 

Letters

Letter to Congress Supporting H.R. 4361, the Sunshine in Litigation Act of 2014

Letter to Congress Opposing H.R. 982, the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act

Letter to Congress Opposing H.R. 2655, the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 

Letter to Congress Opposing S. 1009, the Chemical Safety Improvement Act

 

Written Testimony/Comments

Comments to the Food and Drug Administration on Labeling Changes for Approved Drugs and Biological Products

Statement for the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Record: "The Federal Arbitration Act and Access to Justice:  Will Recent Supreme Court Decisions Undermine the Rights of Consumers, Workers, and Small Businesses?"

 

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