Cardozo Clinic Gains Immigration Law Victory

Jenny Alcaide '16 speaks during a press conference on November 14 on the bill she and her colleagues largely wrote, changing NYC law related to immigration detainers. 

Cardozo Clinic Gains Immigration Law Victory 

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) out of Rikers initiative produces groundbreaking city legislation.

Shawna Benston '14 and Michelle Chu '15 Win Law Journal Writing Competition

Shawna Benston '14 and Michelle Chu '15 are the winners of a writing competition held by the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, which is a publication of the NYSBA's Elder and Special Needs Section.

Zachary Beal '16 Places 2nd in Jeffery Abrams Mediation Competition

Congratulations to Zachary Beal '16, who competed in the Jeffery Abrams Mediation Competition at the University of Houston Law School in Texas from October 24 to 25, 2014, advancing to the finals to receive second place in the competition. 

In this competition, 12 students served as mediators, being judged on their effectiveness as a mediator for the simultaneous representation in mediation competition for around 30 of the University of Houston's students.  

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: