Cardozo Law Students Advance to National Rounds, Win Best Draft in Annual Intellectual Property LawMeet Competition

October 2014 - Congratulations to the Cardozo School of Law team of Ren-How Harn '15, Brittany Harrison '15, and Chris Ilardi '15, who have been selected to compete in the National Rounds of the 4th Annual Intellectual Property LawMeet, and who won the best draft award of the competition, which was held at the University of Pennylvania School of Law.

Tech Talks Kick off With U.S./ E.U. Surveillance Law Battle

Tech Talks Kick Off with the Surveillance Law Battle Between the U.S. and Europe.

By Janice Weber

Lisa Suckle Memorial Moot Court Competition

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Moot Court Honor Society (MCHS) conducted its annual training and development meeting with incoming 2L members from August 19 to 21, 2014 concluding with the annual Liza Suckle Memorial Moot Court Competition. 

Immigration Justice Clinic Instrumental to Making This Happen: NYC Council Bill Challenges Detainment Orders

Wall Street Journal - Jenny Alcaide, of Cardozo School of Law's Immigration Justice Clinic, said the bill "puts New York City at the vanguard of a national movement to use municipal power to promote immigrant rights and racial justice."

Conviction: How Kian Khatibi '14 Turned a Nearly Decade-Long Wrongful Prison Sentence Into the Drive to Earn a Law Degree

In the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life, we profile Kian Khatibi '14, who was convicted and sent to prison for almost 10 years for two stabbings he did not commit. Khatibi graduated from Cardozo School of Law this May. View a sneak preview of the article.

 

LLM Orientation 2014 Photo Slideshow: Welcome Students!

Meet the New Vice Dean, Melanie Leslie

Cardozo law alumna and professor Melanie Leslie took her post this summer as the school's new vice dean. Read about her rise from Cardozo Law student, to professor, to vice dean in the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life:

 

Fall Orientation Photo Slideshow: Welcome Class of 2017!

Dean Matthew Diller, Dean of Admissions David Martinidez, and faculty welcomed the Cardozo class of 2017. New students were treated to a welcoming lunch and boat cruise around Manhattan. 

New Ideas and Programs at Cardozo Law

Over the past three years, Cardozo Law has significantly expanded its offerings, which are designed to immerse students in real-world legal practice and rev-up their opportunities for career success. Read more here:

 

Lending a Hand (By Lending a Book)

YU News - At the end of the fall 2012 semester, Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law students Matthew Kriegsman and Kenneth Renov noticed that a lot of their peers were dumping the extremely expensive textbooks they’d just purchased that summer in the trash because, once used, the books had little to no resale value.