Two Cardozo Students Selected For IJC Fellowships

Cardozo Law’s graduates continue to make strides in the post-graduate world, including two students who have been named to the Immigrant Justice Corps’ 2017 fellowship class. Danelly Bello and Claudine-Annick Murphy, both members of the Class of 2017, were chosen for IJC Fellowships and will serve two years in the Corps, focusing on helping immigrants fighting deportation and seeking lawful status. Bello will work with the Brooklyn Defender Service and Murphy will work for the IJC.

CRJ Offers Preview Screening of PBS Film on Rikers; Talkback with Filmmaker and Prison Official

Marc Levin, an independent Emmy-award winning filmmaker, and Bill Moyers, renowned journalist and commentator, came together last year with the idea to make a documentary about Rikers Island prison. The Center for Rights and Justice presented a discussion and preview screening of the Bill Moyers Film Rikers, which premieres on PBS in May. Rikers Island is home to several notorious New York City jails known for their culture of violence and inhumane living conditions.

Cardozo Law's ADR and International Law Programs Receive 'A+' in preLaw Magazine Rankings

Cardozo Law received an "A+" for its both alternative dispute resolution program and its international law program in the Winter 2017 issue of preLaw magazine.

Abuses by Border Patrol Related to Trump Administration Executive Order on Immigration: Complaint Submitted to DHS Inspector

A complaint documenting the systematic deprivation of rights at airports around the country over the past ten days in connection with Donald Trump’s January 27, 2017 executive order was submitted last night by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Cardozo School of Law Prepares Students For Shifting Legal Landscape in Trump Administration's First Days

In response to unprecedented legal uncertainty in the first weeks of the Trump administration, Cardozo School of Law is offering new classes to prepare future lawyers for a shifting legal and political landscape.

NY Times: Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic Report Says Customs Inspectors Violated Rights of Travelers with Visas

Visiting Assistant Professor Lindsay Nash filed a report with the inspector general for Homeland Security detailing what two legal advocacy groups call “systemic abuses and violations of the rights of individuals lawfully entering the United States” after an executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Cardozo’s Professor Kate Shaw Talks With MSNBC’s Chris Hayes About the Future Under Trump

The uncertain future of the Trump administration has many Americans wondering just what to expect over the next four years. Chris Hayes, journalist, commentator and host of the MSNBC show All In With Chris Hayes, spoke with Cardozo professor Kate Shaw, co-director of the school’s Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy, Tues., Jan.

Cardozo’s Public Service Law Week Kicks Off With a Look at Press Freedoms in the Trump Era

January 24, 2017 - It was a discussion for our time—two journalists and a top media lawyer—discussing their fears and hopes for freedom of the press during one of the most tumultuous government transitions in modern history. The trio, interviewed by Raquel Wildes, a first-year student in the LLM program, delved into the role of the media, the fragmentation of audiences by social media and the public appetite for truth in a time of “alternative facts.”

Music Legend Clive Davis Dazzles Audience at Cardozo

Clive Davis, the legendary music executive and producer who shaped the careers of stars from Janis Joplin to Whitney Houston, provided Cardozo students and others with a detailed account of how his legal training, business acumen and ear for music brought him to the pinnacle of the music industry.

Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic Contributes to Report Advising Sri Lanka on Missing Person's Investigations

Cardozo Law students Daniel Koburger '17 and Thomas Laverty '18, as part of the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, contributed research support to the report, outlining how Sri Lanka’s newly established Office on Missing Persons (OMP) can most effectively locate, identify and return those who disappeared during the nation’s 26-year civil war.