Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights Launches Atrocity Prevention Legal Training Project

The project aims to develop learning modules for broader dissemination within the law school community of the principles, purposes and implementation of atrocity prevention.

Prof. Lee Sporn, Co-Director of the Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment Law Center, Featured in Corporate Counsel: 'Why In-House Lawyers Are In-Demand Law Professors'

"From the basic fashion law course, we created several more courses and then created the FAME Center, where the entire curriculum is about being a counselor to companies that are driven by a creative engine," Sporn says

NY Times: 'Salvadoran Court Overturns Wartime Amnesty, Paving Way for Prosecutions'; Professor Carolyn Patty Blum Worked on Salvadoran Human Rights Cases

The New York Times - “Every rock that was in the path is being thrown to one side,” said Carolyn Patty Blum, the senior legal adviser to the Center for Justice and Accountability, an organization based in San Francisco that has filed Salvadoran human rights cases against military officers in courts outside the country.

CDS Marks Three Years of Partnership with Cardozo Data Law Initiative (CDLI) Externship Program

Recent Cardozo graduate, Trevor Satnick, participated in the CDS CDLI externship program in 2015. Building upon his experience at CDS, Trevor went on to intern at Swiss Re and Shearman & Sterling. “Working alongside the CDS team, I was not only exposed to eDiscovery technology and best practices, I also took part in interactive meetings with high-profile professionals in the world of legal technology,” he said.

Cardozo School of Law Announces New Dean of Career Services, Neil Sirota

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Neil Sirota will become Cardozo’s associate dean of career services this June.

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.

Dean Leslie Announces Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin as Director of the Indie Film Clinic

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin will become the Director of the Indie Film Clinic and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at Cardozo School of Law. Ms. Greenberg-Kobrin will also serve as Senior Fellow and Director of the Leadership Program at the Heyman Center for Corporate Governance.

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 Law Announces the Creation of the Center for Real Estate Law & Policy

“The Center for Real Estate Law & Policy will help bridge the gap between classroom and practice, and will work to prepare graduates to tackle the full range of legal and business issues that confront New York’s vibrant real estate industry,” said Professor Stewart Sterk, director of the center.

Prof. David Udell and the National Center for Access to Justice in the ABA Journal: Justice Moves Slowly For Those Who Need Interpreters

ABA Journal - “Historically, states did not prioritize this work,” says David Udell, executive director of the National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo Law. He says that in the past, some state courts would simply post signs telling people to bring their own interpreters.