Cardozo's Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP)



Jan 08, 2016

January 8, 2016 - This January, 72 Cardozo students are taking part in the annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Program. They learn from 134 faculty members and ten judges from the New York City region and across the country. During the program, students take on a role as prosecutor and defense attorney, in one of the most successful trial lawyer boot camps in any law school in the country.


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Feb 9, 2016

When Addiction Has a White Face

By Ekow Yankah

February 9, 2016 The New York Times - When crack hit America in the mid-1980s, for African-Americans, to borrow from Ta-Nehisi Coates, civilization fell. Crack embodied instant and fatal addiction; we saw endless images of thin, ravaged bodies, always black, as though from a famined land. And always those desperate, cracked lips. Our hearts broke learning the words “crack baby.”

Feb 5, 2016

Patty Blum, a human rights lawyer who helped persuade Spanish authorities to take up the case, praised the judge for advancing a complex case with international implications. "It's a significant finding about the role of these kinds of illegal acts committed conspiratorially by military regimes," said Blum.

Feb 3, 2016

Examining topics such as divorce, war, rabbinic confidentiality and cloning, the book carefully delineates the issues presented in each case, showing the various positions taken by rabbinic scholars, clarifying areas of divergence, and analyzing reasons for disagreement.

Jan 29, 2016

Orlando Sentinel - After the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., late last year, one might have a powerful inclination to give a green light to government surveillance hoping that such surveillance would detect terrorist plots before more people are murdered.

Jan 29, 2016

Felix Wu, a law professor at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, and Donald Aplin, managing editor for privacy and data security for Bloomberg Law, discuss the expiration of the "safe harbor" agreement between the United States and the European Union.

Jan 26, 2016

The Dickinson Press - "The problem is that the vast majority of survivors need into their, really, adulthood to be able to come forward. The average age is about age 42, so the current numbers in North Dakota keep out most of the victims," said Hamilton...

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