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.
New York Daily News - For a decade, New York has failed to enact reform that would address two leading contributors to wrongful conviction: eyewitness misidentification and false confessions. There have been dire consequences.
Cardozo Law’s Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, in collaboration with human rights clinics at NYU, CUNY and Columbia law schools, is hosting this year’s Human Rights Clinicians Conference, bringing together 50 distinguished human rights clinicians from the United States and Canada to further the teaching and practice of human rights law and advocacy.
The NFC is a concept developed by renowned attorney, Cardozo professor and former NACDL President Barry Scheck, who designed the program to provide defense attorneys with up-to-date forensic science information.
Congratulations to Professor Toby Golick, Cardozo's Director of Clinical Education, for receiving the 2015 New York City Bar Association's Legal Services award. Professor Golick is one of five individuals to be honored at a ceremony on June 10th.