My New York: Ben Cooper '14

In the My New York video series, students and alumni speak about their professional and personal connections to New York City. In this video, Ben Cooper '14 talks about the exceptional faculty at Cardozo Law, the friends he made during his time in law school, and how living in NYC helped him get into corporate law.

My New York: Alexandra Simmerson '14

In the My New York video series, students and alumni speak about their professional and personal connections to New York City. In this video, Cardozo Law alumna Alexandra Simmerson '14 talks about studying fashion law in New York City.

Shawna Benston '14 and Michelle Chu '15 Win Law Journal Writing Competition

Shawna Benston '14 and Michelle Chu '15 are the winners of a writing competition held by the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, which is a publication of the NYSBA's Elder and Special Needs Section.

Cardozo Alumna Helps Win Innocent Prisoner's Freedom

As a student in the Innocence Project clinic, Rachel Pecker '13 helped win Michael Morton's freedom after he spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The Innocence Project was started in 1992 at Cardozo Law by Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld. It pioneered the use of DNA evidence to prove the innocence of those who have been wrongly convicted.

Dean's Speaker Series: Jonathan Henes '96

Jonathan Henes '96 visited Cardozo Law in September 2014 to talk to students about his road to success, saying "you never want to stop growing, you always want to continue to grow." His talk was part of the Dean's Speaker Series lunchtime events.

 

Conviction: How Kian Khatibi '14 Turned a Nearly Decade-Long Wrongful Prison Sentence Into the Drive to Earn a Law Degree

In the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life, we profile Kian Khatibi '14, who was convicted and sent to prison for almost 10 years for two stabbings he did not commit. Khatibi graduated from Cardozo School of Law this May. View a sneak preview of the article.

 

Meet the New Vice Dean, Melanie Leslie

Cardozo law alumna and professor Melanie Leslie took her post this summer as the school's new vice dean. Read about her rise from Cardozo Law student, to professor, to vice dean in the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life:

 

Game On: Cardozo's Sports Law Stars

In the fall 2014 edition of Cardozo Life magazine, we profile six alumni who are big names in the sports law field. Check out their stories:

 

Rachel Pecker '13 on Helping Free Michael Morton as an Intern at the Innocence Project

Cardozo alumna Rachel Pecker '13 worked on the case as a student and intern in the Innocence Project. Here, she recounts her experience on the case, and what it was like to be there when Morton was freed.

Cardozo Honors for the Class of 2014

Summa Cum Laude

Harry R. Kaplan
Elin B. Lassen
Matthew F. Longobardi
Yan Slavinskiy (Brandeis Award)


Magna Cum Laude