At Cardozo School of Law, our world-class faculty members will know your name. The charged and robust intellectual atmosphere here promotes ideas and initiatives that help shape the legal landscape. Cardozo is ranked among the top 25 law faculties in scholarly impact. The scholarship and ambition of our faculty, representing every major field of law, is evident throughout the school and motivates students in the classroom. Professors are quoted in the news frequently, and many have active blogs, contribute articles and op-ed pieces to major media outlets, and are actively sought for academic conferences nationally and internationally. Preeminent lawyers and legal practitioners are frequent guests, meeting with students and sharing their experiences.
Faculty work with students on a wide range of academic events and conferences that bring to the school leaders in law, media, entertainment, finance and government to share their expertise and opinions with students. Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor, John Paul Stevens, Stephen G. Breyer and Sandra Day O’Connor have been featured at Cardozo events in the past three years. Renowned trial lawyers Theodore Olson and David Boies visited Cardozo to discuss some important constitutional cases, including their joint case challenging California's Proposition 8 and the ongoing efforts to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act.
Six law journals provide unique opportunities. They include the Cardozo Law Review, which is ranked in the top 25 of all law schools in the country, and the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, which is ranked first in the country for arts, entertainment and sports law and first in the state of New York for intellectual property law.
Cardozo is an intellectual powerhouse driven by collaboration between its faculty and students.