Dean Melanie Leslie spoke with Cardozo's incoming class of 2019 at orientation on Thursday, August 18, 2016. The students, who are part of the school's 40th class, learned about Cardozo's history of ambition, innovation, leadership and activism.

Members of Cardozo's class of 2019 took time out from meeting faculty and their fellow students to talk a bit about why they chose the law school. 

With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Cardozo professors Michael Herz, Kate Shaw, and David Rudenstine discuss how having an even number of justices impacts the United States Supreme Court.

The Public Service Stipend raises money for students so that they can pursue otherwise uncompensated internships in the public sector. It is supported in part by the Annual Public Service Auction. In this video, some of the recipients of the stipend talk about their experiences.

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.

A lawsuit filed by Professor Alex Reinert, along with the New York Civil Liberties Union and the law firm Morrison & Foerster, has led to far-reaching changes in the way state prisons use solitary confinement. The settlement with New York State will reduce the number of inmates held in solitary confinement, eliminate solitary as punishment for all minor violations, limit the duration of most solitary sentences, and increase rehabilitative features in solitary and end most of its dehumanizing aspects.

Cardozo School of Law's LL.M. program draws students from more than 25 different countries. It provides the freedom to design your own schedule, and offers specializations in Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution and Advocacy, and Comparative Legal Thought. The General Studies LL.M.

"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."

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