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.

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.