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.

Cardozo's FAME Center: Fashion, Arts, Media, Entertainment Law

"Intellectual property law is the biggest industry in New York City," says Cardozo Law's Jeanne L. Schroeder. "We are using our world-class intellectual property program to introduce FAME: Fashion, Arts, Media, and Entertainment law."

Cardozo Law: Celebrating 30 Years of Mediation

For 30 years, Cardozo Law and the Kukin Center for Conflict Resolution have been leaders in mediation. 

Cardozo Law Expands Data Law Program

Cardozo School of Law, the law school that created the Innocence Project, is continuing its tradition of legal innovation by expanding the Cardozo Data Law Initiative (CDLI), a groundbreaking program that prepares law students for the 21st Century practice of law in the digital world while expanding Cardozo’s contribution to legal thought leadership.

Professor Brett Frischmann: Will the "Internet of Things" Result in Predictable People?

The internet of things is envisioned to be a “programmable world” where the scale, scope, and power of these tools is amplified as we become increasingly predictable: more data about us, more data about our neighbours, and thus more ways to shape our collective beliefs, preferences, attitudes and outlooks.

The Justice Gap: Corporate Lawyers Are Making Record Revenues, But Legal Aid Is in Crisis

The Huffington Post - There's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for legal aid, according to the Justice Index, a project of the National Center for Access to Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

The National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo in The American Lawyer - The Justice Gap: How Big Law Is Failing Legal Aid

The American Lawyer - Put another way, there's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for legal aid, according to the Justice Index, a project of the National Center for Access to Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.