• Bringing Law To Life: New Guidelines for Solitary Confinement

    World-Class Faculty
    Professor Alex Reinert won a settlement to end solitary confinement of juveniles and others in New York state prisons. As a teacher he says, "I strive to reach every one of my students."
  • Why Cardozo Law?

    A Vibrant Intellectual Community
    Cardozo offers a world class faculty with ties to the New York City legal world, in one of Manhattan's great neighborhoods.
  • First-Rate Scholars
    As leaders in their fields, our world-class faculty are frequently called upon to provide legal opinions on the national stage.
  • Real World Engagement
    Intellectual property Professor Daniel Ravicher challenged gene patents in the U.S. Supreme Court, which invalidated patents held by a company on genes associated with breast cancer.
  • Scholarship with Impact
    Professor Myriam Gilles testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of the proposed Arbitration Fairness Act.

At Cardozo Law our world-class faculty are among the top 30 law schools in the country for impact on scholarship. Seven of our faculty members have clerked for Supreme Court Justices.

Faculty are the backbone of a vibrant and supportive community that nurtures growth, creativity, serious scholarship and real-world engagement.

The law school encourages a robust intellectual atmosphere of innovation and support for new ideas in the legal landscape. Professors are quoted in the news frequently, and are actively sought for academic conferences nationally and internationally.

Faculty organize events and conferences with leaders in law, business and government to share their expertise and opinions with students.

Pre-eminent lawyers and legal practitioners are frequent guests, meeting with students and sharing their experiences. Our faculty have welcomed Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Antonin Scalia, John Paul Stevens, Stephen G. Breyer and Sandra Day O’Connor to Cardozo in recent years at events for student participation. 

Our faculty help students publish Six law journals, participate in Moot Court Honor Society, compete in national and regional competitions, and much more.