Two Cardozo Students Selected For Immigrant Justice Corps 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.

Video: Looking Back At 40 Years of Cardozo

Look back at 40 years of Cardozo Law through the eyes of the school's alumni and deans. Featuring Dean Melanie Leslie '91, Mark Yagerman '79, Stephen Breitstone '82, Ira Dizengoff '92, Emily Tisch Sussman '08, Monroe Price (Dean, 1982-1991), and Professor David Rudenstine (Dean, 2001-2009).

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.

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.

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 Law School/Yeshiva University Prevents Deportation of Syrian Woman and Four Other Detainees

Professors Markowitz, Nash and several members of the clinic team, spoke about their experiences Thursday, Feb. 2, in a panel discussion which highlighted their personal stories about the weekend’s events as well as a more in-depth legal look at President Trump’s recent executive order, its meaning and impacts.

Video: Cardozo's Immigration Justice Clinic Stops Deportation of Detainees Following President's Executive Order on Immigration

In the days after the Trump adminstrtion issued its excecutive order on immigration, Cardozo School of Law professors and students in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic won the release of five of the immigrants who had been detained and faced deportation at JFK International Airport. Professor Peter Markowitz, director of the Immigration Justice Clinic, speaks about Cardozo faculty and students' role. 

Fifty-Four Cardozo Community Members Participate in the Women's March on Washington

The Cardozo Women’s Law Initiative coordinated a bus to transport 54 Cardozo students, alumni, faculty, family and friends to the Women’s March on Washington. Students, who were able to attend free of charge thanks to generous donations by Cardozo faculty and staff, took this photo prior to their participation in the historic event.