Jun 16, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie’s paper in issue 31 of the Wisconsin Law Review (2000), “The Costs of Confidentiality and the Purpose of Privilege,” was cited by the New York Court of Appeals in its June 9, 2016 decision concerning Ambac Assur. Corp. v Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.


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May 5, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Hon. Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will address Cardozo School of Law graduates at the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony on May 31, 2016 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center.

May 4, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin will become the Director of the Indie Film Clinic and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at Cardozo School of Law. Ms. Greenberg-Kobrin will also serve as Senior Fellow and Director of the Leadership Program at the Heyman Center for Corporate Governance.

Apr 19, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced the creation of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Cardozo School of Law, and has hired Yolonda P. Harrison as its director after a national search

Feb 17, 2016

The relationship between a chief executive officer and the general counsel of any company is necessarily complex. The CEO’s mission to innovate, drive business, and expand into new products and territories is tempered by constantly evolving legal rights and obligations. That mission is particularly challenging for a business that is both public and global in nature.

Feb 11, 2016

Under the agreement, student participants of the clinic will review the evolution of these concepts and their legal implications, and share their results with ICTJ, an international organization that works in countries seeking to address legacies of mass human rights violations.

Feb 5, 2016

In selecting Peter, Paul and Mary for the 2015 IAP award, CJCR recognizes the folk-singing trio’s contributions and continued efforts to unify society through song and music. Peter, Paul and Mary’s music resonates with history – a history that they not only helped write, but that has changed and inspired millions to maintain the principles of peace and tolerance in the face of war and great adversity.

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