A lot has happened from Cardozo Law's founding in 1976 to the first day of classes in 2016. The school kicks-off a year-long celebration to highlight the enormous achievements made by our faculty, alumni and students over 40 years.
In a message from Dean Melanie Leslie Cardozo students were invited to an open forum discussion on the presidential election, which will cover questions and issues that have been raised and will feature five faculty members in conversation with students. Below is the letter to students inviting them to the Wednesday Nov. 11th event.
Trump has also pledged to pass the First Amendment Defense Act during the first 100 days of his administration. The law prohibits the government from taking action against anyone who “believes or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman.”
Julie Suk, Professor of Law, Cardozo Law, Yeshiva University - "Our nation has just elected a man who has notoriously groped, belittled, and disparaged women. Our compatriots chose him over the opportunity to inaugurate our first woman president. The Trump presidency will thus begin in a climate that feels misogynistic and hostile to gender equality.
Susan Scafidi, director of the fashion law institute, and Christopher Buccafusco, a professor at Cardozo School of Law, discuss a Supreme Court case, which will decide whether cheerleading uniforms can be copyrighted under federal law.
On November 7, 2016, Professor Michel Rosenfeld will be interviewed live on France Inter, France's national radio. In addition, on November 8, 2016, he will be interviewed live on RTBF Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Belgium's national French speaking radio.