• Why Cardozo Law?

    Why Cardozo Law?
    Study entertainment law at the FAME Center, or criminal defense at the Innocence Project. Cardozo Law School gives you exposure to a wealth of law and business opportunities-- in the heart of Manhattan.
  • Cardozo Welcomes the Class of 2019

    Cardozo Welcomes the Class of 2019
    Hear from some of the students on their first day.
  • Cardozo Law Clinics Program

    Hands-On Learning That Transforms Lives
    Cardozo is among the top 25 law schools for practical training. Students represent clients in clinics, field clinics and externships throughout New York.
  • Cardozo's FAME Center: Fashion, Arts, Media, Entertainment Law

    The FAME Center for Fashion, Art, Media, Entertainment Law
    Cardozo offers legal ties in New York City's industries in fashion, art, media, entertainment and sports.
  • Cardozo Law Campus Video Tour

    Campus Video Tour
    Cardozo Law is a vibrant community with a commitment to real-world experience and social justice.
  • Top-Ranked Journals
    Cardozo students edit six law journals, including the Cardozo Law Review, which is ranked 26th in the nation.
  • Deeply Connected to New York City
    Manhattan is the place to study for legal careers in fashion, arts, media, entertainment and technology. Cardozo specializes in connecting you to these industries.

The J.D. program at Cardozo School of Law offers a world-class legal education with one of the most vibrant field placement programs in the country. Our Intellectual Property and Information Law Program is ranked #7 in the country. Alternative Dispute Resolution ranks 6th. Cardozo has a strong reputation in the New York legal world with new programs that bring students into the heart of business and law. Expanding new programs include: The FAME Center for fashion, art, media and entertainment law; The Cardozo Data Law Initiative, connecting students to work in digital media, cyberlaw and e-discovery; and the Center for Rights & Justice, comprised of over 25 initiatives in public interest law.

Cardozo produces creative problem-solvers, responding to new business models, on the forefront of global and technological advances. Connections to the real-world through externships and clinical education provide unique exposure and job prospects. An engaged community, led by professors who care about their tudents, places Cardozo in the forefront of legal scholarship and practice. Cardozo Law School provides an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation for tomorrow's leaders.

Clinics include the Innocence Project, which transformed the criminal justice system with the use of DNA evidence; The Indie Film Clinic, where Cardozo students provide legal services to New York City filmmakers; The Tech Startup ClinicThe Youth Justice Clinic; the Civil Rights Clinic and ten other clinical opportunities. Combined with field clinics and externships Cardozo's field placements are among the highest in the country, meaning that every student has opportunities to experience the New York legal landscape during their law school years.

At Cardozo, you will live and study in the heart of Manhattan, with hundreds of points of contact to top-tier legal practitioners. Cardozo Law School is situated in one of New York City's best neighborhoods where getting around New York easy and fun. 

We invite you to move forward with the diverse and dynamic community of Cardozo Law School.