Bringing Law To Life: New Guidelines for Solitary Confinement



Dec 16, 2015

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.


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Aug 14, 2015

Cardozo School of Law has granted tenure to two distinguished scholars in intellectual property, building on the school's renowned position as an innovative leader in IP and Information Law.

Jun 30, 2015

Congratulations to Kayla M. Robinson, the recipient of the 2015 Louis D. Brandeis Award for the highest GPA, and the members of the class of 2015 Order of the Coif.

Jun 22, 2015

Cardozo Law Professor Michel Rosenfeld has been appointed a University Professor at Yeshiva University, becoming one of a prestigious few to be granted this honor for achieving outstanding goals in teaching, publications and research.

Jun 19, 2015

The Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights’ (CLIHHR) Refugee Representation Project (RRP) has announced the launch of the Pro Bono Advocacy Program. The program creates an opportunity for students to engage with advocacy issues that impact refugees and migrants.

Jun 15, 2015

Valbona Myteberi has been appointed Assistant Dean of LL.M. and International Programs. She was previously Director of the Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and Adjunct Professor for the Intensive Transactional Lawyering Program (ITRANS).

Jun 12, 2015

Professor Blum is a Clinical Professor of Law Emerita at Berkeley Law, University of California, where she founded and directed their International Human Rights Law Clinic. She also is a Senior Research Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center and a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, where she is a member of the faculty of the Masters Program in International Human Rights Law.

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