On World Refugee Day, Cardozo's Pro Bono Advocacy Program Continues to Engage with Advocacy Issues that Impact Refugees and Migrants

The Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights’ (CLIHHR) Refugee Representation Project (RRP) has announced the launch of the Pro Bono Advocacy Program. The program creates an opportunity for students to engage with advocacy issues that impact refugees and migrants.

Professor Barry Scheck in the Daily News: Ending the Era of Wrongful Convictions in New York State

New York Daily News - For a decade, New York has failed to enact reform that would address two leading contributors to wrongful conviction: eyewitness misidentification and false confessions. There have been dire consequences.

Cardozo Law Hosts 2015 Human Rights Clinicians Conference

Cardozo Law’s Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, in collaboration with human rights clinics at NYU, CUNY and Columbia law schools, is hosting this year’s Human Rights Clinicians Conference, bringing together 50 distinguished human rights clinicians from the United States and Canada to further the teaching and practice of human rights law and advocacy.

2015 National Forensic College at Cardozo Law Presents the Latest in Courtroom Science to Help Reduce Wrongful Convictions

The NFC is a concept developed by renowned attorney, Cardozo professor and former NACDL President Barry Scheck, who designed the program to provide defense attorneys with up-to-date forensic science information.

Toby Golick Receives 2015 New York City Bar Legal Services Award

Congratulations to Professor Toby Golick, Cardozo's Director of Clinical Education, for receiving the 2015 New York City Bar Association's Legal Services award. Professor Golick is one of five individuals to be honored at a ceremony on June 10th.

Cardozo's Indie Film Clinic Featured in The National Law Journal: Students Earn Credits - Movie Credits, That Is

The National Law Journal - Students form production companies, write contracts, draft legal opinion letters and more under the supervision of Morrison and adjunct professor Thomas Crowell.

CARDOZO LAW NAMES MELANIE LESLIE NEW DEAN

CARDOZO LAW NAMES MELANIE LESLIE NEW DEAN
First Woman Dean of Cardozo Law, First Cardozo Graduate Appointed

 

Victor Cueva '15, Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow, Featured in The New York Times: Program Providing Legal Help to Immigrants Will Expand Beyond New York City

New York Times - Victor Cueva, a 25-year-old Justice Corps fellow and soon-to-be graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, is eager to give new immigrants in the Hudson Valley the help his family did not receive when it arrived there.

The Innocence Project in The Philadelphia Inquirer: FBI Hair Errors Call Convictions Into Question

Philadelphia Inquirer - Peter Neufeld, codirector of the Innocence Project at Cardozo School of Law in New York, said the report documents an "epic miscarriage of justice," and urged creating national research and forensic standards "to prevent the exaggeration of results in reports and in testimony by crime lab analysts."

Criminal Defense Clinic Helps Student Wrongfully Accused of Rioting on Brooklyn Bridge

Gothamist - Cardozo Law School's Criminal Defense Clinic took the case pro bono, and law students, led by her lawyer, clinic director Jonathan Oberman, worked long hours to recreate the day she spent far from the Brooklyn Bridge.