Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution: A Year in Review

Read about the latest from Cardozo's top alternative dispute resolution program.

 

22nd Cardozo Public Service Auction Smashes Fundraising Record

Thanks to the hard work and generosity of the entire Cardozo community, the 22nd annual Cardozo Public Service Auction brought in $620,000, smashing last year's record. The auction's success means that 254 Cardozo students (every eligible student) will receive a generous $4-5,000 stipend to work in areas of public interest law over the summer

CJCR Honors Jed Melnick '99, Names its Annual Symposium the Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution

In recognition of distinguished alumnus Jed Melnick’s service to the law school and his generous gift in support of the Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution, Dean Matthew Diller has announced that the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution’s annual symposium will now be titled the Jed D. Melnick Symposium of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Rights Advocates See 'Access To Justice' Gap In U.S.

NPR - David Udell, executive director of the national center, says the index is a way to provide data and spark conversation "on how best to deliver on one of the core promises we all make to each other as Americans: that everyone must be equal before the law."

NLJ - Access to Justice Scorecard at Cardozo Law Ranks States

National Law Journal - That's according to the Justice Index — the National Center for Access to Justice's 50-state survey of Americans' ability to use the justice system. Despite Oklahoma's low ranking, Michael Figgins, head of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc., the state's sole legal aid provider, welcomed the scrutiny.

Justice Index Launched at Cardozo Law

The National Center for Access to Justice (NCAJ) today announced the launch of the Justice Index – its new online tool which compares the quality of access to justice in statewide justice systems.

Stop Putting Kids in Solitary: Report

WNYC - The city needs to change the way it treats teenagers locked up at Rikers Island or risk the continued waste of money and lives, according to a report the Cardozo Law School's Youth Justice Clinic is releasing Thursday.

Inspire! Awards Honor Those Dedicated to Indigent Defense

The Inspire! Awards on January 30, 2014 honored community members dedicated to providing the highest quality defense representation to those unable to afford an attorney.

Booting Up: New York's Second Tech Boom Re-Programs the Legal Field

Cardozo Life - "Booting Up" looks at the new employment opportunities afforded lawyers in the NYC tech sector.

A Thousand Years of Infamy: The History of Blood Libel

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of one blood libel trial in tsarist Russia, which resulted in the near-miraculous acquittal of Mendel Beilis, Cardozo Law hosted “A Thousand Years of Infamy: The History of Blood Libel” on November 14 and 15.