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 coversation 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. 

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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.

The Cardozo Data Law Initiative and Concentration: Brochure

The Cardozo Data Law Initiative (CDLI) is a groundbreaking program designed to prepare law students for careers in the rapidly expanding legal fields of information governance, e-discovery, data privacy, social media law and cybersecurity. Read more in the CDLI brochure.

 

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.

Video: Behind Every Great Company is a Great General Counsel

Creative companies need creative lawyers. Three Cardozo professors—Barbara Kolsun, Jeanne Schroeder, and Aaron Wright—discuss the relationship between a company's CEO and its General Counsel.

Judge - El Salvadoran Colonel Can Face Charges in Spain; Carolyn Patty Blum, Director of CLIHHR, Worked on the Case with the CJA

Patty Blum, a human rights lawyer who helped persuade Spanish authorities to take up the case, praised the judge for advancing a complex case with international implications. "It's a significant finding about the role of these kinds of illegal acts committed conspiratorially by military regimes," said Blum.

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.

Prof. Richard Weisberg's Book on France and the German Occupation is Published in Paris

Professor Richard Weisberg, whose distinguished scholarship and legal advocacy have helped to win major restitution claims for Jewish victims of the Holocaust, has written a new book on Vichy and the German occupation, published in Paris.