Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution to Honor Judge Daniel Weinstein with the International Advocate for Peace Award

February 26, 2015 – New York, NY – Judge Weinstein was chosen for this honor for founding and supporting the Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship Program. The program, which began in 2008, has shepherded 61 fellows from 50 countries to study mediation and dispute resolution processes in the United States under the guidance of experienced JAMS panelists.

Cardozo School of Law Announces the Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment Law (FAME) Center

Cardozo School of Law in New York City has announced the school's new Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment Law (FAME) Center, as well as a series of events titled Fashion Law Talks. Both initiatives are designed to provide educational opportunities and leadership in fashion law and other creative industries.

Cardozo’s Israeli Supreme Court Project Launches Versa, a Legal Website Providing English Translations of Decisions of The Israeli Supreme Court

Cardozo School of Law’s Israeli Supreme Court Project Launches Versa, 
a Legal Website Providing English Translations of Decisions of The Israeli Supreme Court

A Valuable Resource for Lawyers, Judges, Legal Scholars and the Public at Large

 

Cardozo Civil Rights Clinic Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Transgender Woman Raped in New York Prison

January 5, 2015 - Today the Civil Rights Clinic at Cardozo Law School and the LGBT Rights Clinic at Cornell Law School filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of LeslieAnn Manning, a transgender woman who was brutally raped while incarcerated in a New York State men’s prison.

Matthew Diller to Conclude Six Years of Service as Cardozo’s Dean in June 2015

Matthew Diller will leave his position as the dean of Cardozo School of Law at the end of the academic year in June 2015 to become the dean of Fordham Law School, where he spent 16 years as a professor and associate dean.

Judge Katzmann and Melissa Mark-Viverito Come to Cardozo Conference on Next Phase of New York’s Groundbreaking Program for Access to Justice for Immigrant Families

Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and leading city officials and advocates were among those at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law today to recognize New York City as a national model for access to counsel for immigrants, an issue more timely than ever in the wake of President Obama’s announcement expanding immigration relief for millions.

Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund to Support The Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo School of Law

NEW YORK, NY – The Indie Film Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, which provides free legal services to New York independent filmmakers, has received a $750,000 grant from the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund.

Cardozo School of Law Announces Departure of Marcia Levy, Associate Dean of the Office of Career Services, Appointment of Patricia Morrissy as Interim Associate Dean

NEW YORK, NY – Dean Matthew Diller of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law has announced that Marcia Levy, Associate Dean of Career Services, has accepted a position as Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership, and will leave her current position at the law school in November.

Cardozo School of Law Launches Technology-Focused Programs, Tech Talks Series

October 13, 2014 – New York, NY – Cardozo School of Law has announced multiple new programs focused on technology, law and business this fall, designed to prepare students for legal challenges brought by the rapidly changing tech world.

Human Rights and Genocide Clinic Wins Victory in Ecuador: Time for Individuals to Request Asylum Extended

In Decision No. 002-0524, the Court declared Articles 27, 33, and 48 of Presidential Decree 1182 unconstitutional, extending the time for individuals to request asylum from 15 days to three months and the time to appeal from three to 15 days.