Dean Diller Receives AALS Rhode Award for Achievement in Public Service

Recognizing Dean Matthew Diller’s leadership in legal education and public service, the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities awarded him with the 2014 Deborah L. Rhode Award. Dean Diller has a decades-long record of distinguished work in public service, which includes legal representation, scholarly research, public advocacy, and innovative leadership in legal education.

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Professor Dan Ravicher's Challenge to Gene Patents

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a major case that invalidates patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The case was brought by Professor Dan Ravicher of Cardozo School of Law, along with the ACLU.

Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution Presents International Advocate for Peace Award to Peter, Paul and Mary

In selecting Peter, Paul and Mary for the 2015 IAP award, CJCR recognizes the folk-singing trio’s contributions and continued efforts to unify society through song and music. Peter, Paul and Mary’s music resonates with history – a history that they not only helped write, but that has changed and inspired millions to maintain the principles of peace and tolerance in the face of war and great adversity.

Video: Jonathan Henes '96 Speaks to Students - 'It's All About When You Peak'

A partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, a 1,500-plus attorney firm in New York, Henes is one of the nation’s top restructuring lawyers.

Cardozo Law's Resident Associate Mentor Program (RAMP) Creates Job Opportunities for Recent Graduates

RAMP jobs offered to recent graduates have increased almost four-fold since 2013, when the program was created. In 2015, 130 employers partnered with Cardozo Law to offer jobs through RAMP, and to date, 33 students from the class of 2015 secured jobs through the program.

Students Sharpen Trial Skills in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program

January 8, 2016 - This January, 72 Cardozo students are taking part in the annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Program. They learn from 134 faculty members and ten judges from the New York City region and across the country. During the program, students take on a role as prosecutor and defense attorney, in one of the most successful trial lawyer boot camps in any law school in the country. It all takes place in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room and throughout the Cardozo building between semesters.

Cardozo Law School Launches The Center for Rights and Justice

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced the creation of the Center For Rights and Justice, a home for more than 25 programs at Cardozo School of Law/ Yeshiva University, which will work to advance justice through scholarly research, public policy reform, and advocacy. Professor Alexander Reinert has been appointed as program’s faculty director.

Cardozo Law's LL.M. Program

Cardozo School of Law's LL.M. program draws students from more than 25 different countries. It provides the freedom to design your own schedule, and offers specializations in Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution and Advocacy, and Comparative Legal Thought. The General Studies LL.M. allows students to focus on ADR; corporate, commercial, and securities law; IP law; and international and comparative law. 

Waleed Diab '04, Google's Senior Counsel for Music, Speaks to Students

Waleed Diab '04, Senior Counsel for Music across Google products and services including YouTube and Google Play, spoke at the Dean's Speaker Series to 75 Cardozo students recently.

Cardozo Law Expands The FAME Center for Fashion, Art, Media & Entertainment Law

New Classes, Industry Leaders Join Board, Expanded Connections to New York Businesses

 

New York, NY - October 15, 2015: Cardozo School of Law has announced the expansion of its FAME Center for the study of fashion, art, media and entertainment law, adding new courses, public speaking events and a powerful board of advisors to shape a unique curriculum for lawyers entering into these industries.