Cardozo Celebrates 40 Years, with Public Events, Historic Memories and Reflections on Major Milestones

Cardozo Celebrates 40 Years! 

Between its founding in 1976 and the first day of classes in 2016 a lot has happened. Cardozo kicks-off a year-long celebration to highlight the enormous achievements made by our faculty, alumni and students in forty years.

 

Cardozo Hosts National Criminal Law and Procedure Conference

On July 11-12, for the second year in a row, Cardozo hosted CrimFest, an annual national works-in-progress conference for criminal law and procedure scholars.

Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights and the Floersheimer Center Host Workshop on International Law in National Security

Topics included: detention operations in non-international armed conflict; state responsibility for non-state actors in conflict; and the application of human rights law to extraterritorial counterterrorism operations.

Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World

April 18, 2016 - Students and faculty joined Linda Hirshman, author of the best-selling book Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World, for a fun and informative conversation about these two monumental justices. Ms. Hirshman was joined by Professors Kate Shaw and Julie Suk. The talk, which was followed by a book signing, was presented by the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy at Cardozo School of Law. 

From Harper Collins

Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law Symposium Highlighted in China Daily

When considering international expansion, a company should take moves to protect its brand, name and trade secrets before embarking overseas, according to participants in a seminar at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York.

FAME Event - Rethinking Antiquities: Collecting in the Age of ISIS

Moderator Judith Dobrzynski, a veteran arts journalist, started the discussion by observing that since ISIS’s rise, antiquity collecting has become deplored as a source of funding for the extremist group.

The Cardozo Journal for Conflict Resolution’s 2015 International Advocate for Peace Award Goes to Folk Legends Peter, Paul, and Mary

Indeed, this was an unusual evening: the presentation of the 2015 International Advocate for Peace Award by the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution to the legendary folk group Peter, Paul, and (posthumously) Mary.

A Conversation with John D. Idol, CEO of Michael Kors and Lee S. Sporn, General Counsel of Michael Kors

The relationship between a chief executive officer and the general counsel of any company is necessarily complex. The CEO’s mission to innovate, drive business, and expand into new products and territories is tempered by constantly evolving legal rights and obligations. That mission is particularly challenging for a business that is both public and global in nature.

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.

Prof. Rosenfeld Hosts Conference On How Religious Beliefs Conflict with Civil Rights

On September 20-21, 2015, Professor Michel Rosenfeld and his program in Global and Comparative Constitutional Theory, under the sponsorship of the Cardozo's Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy, brought together a formidable international group to address the vexing question of the accommodation of religious beliefs in secular democratic societies, including recent refusals to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious conscience grounds -a topic that is central, controversial, and very much in the news not only in the U.S., but throughout the world.