Cardozo School of Law Clinics Secure Release of Six Detained In Immigration Ban



Jan 30, 2017

In the days after the Trump adminstrtion issued its excecutive order on immigration, Cardozo School of Law professors and students in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic won the release of five of the immigrants who had been detained and faced deportation at JFK International Airport. Professor Peter Markowitz, director of the Immigration Justice Clinic, speaks about Cardozo faculty and students' role. 


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Feb 20, 2017

Cardozo Law’s graduates continue to make strides in the post-graduate world, including two students who have been named to the Immigrant Justice Corps’ 2017 fellowship class. Danelly Bello and Claudine-Annick Murphy, both members of the class of 2017, were chosen for IJC Fellowships and will serve two years in the Corps, focusing on helping immigrants fighting deportation and seeking lawful status. Bello will work with the Brooklyn Defender Service and Murphy will work for the IJC.

Feb 20, 2017

40 Years of Cardozo Law

Look back at 40 years of Cardozo Law through the eyes of the school's alumni and deans. Featuring Dean Melanie Leslie '91, Mark Yagerman '79, Stephen Breitstone '82, Ira Dizengoff '92, Emily Tisch Sussman '08, Monroe Price (Dean, 1982-1991), and Professor David Rudenstine (Dean, 2001-2009).

Feb 13, 2017

Marc Levin, an independent Emmy-award winning filmmaker, and Bill Moyers, renowned journalist and commentator, came together last year with the idea to make a documentary about Rikers Island prison. The Center for Rights and Justice presented a discussion and preview screening of the Bill Moyers Film Rikers, which premieres on PBS in May. Rikers Island is home to several notorious New York City jails known for their culture of violence and inhumane living conditions.

Feb 8, 2017

A complaint documenting the systematic deprivation of rights at airports around the country over the past ten days in connection with Donald Trump’s January 27, 2017 executive order was submitted last night by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Feb 7, 2017

Visiting Assistant Professor Lindsay Nash filed a report with the inspector general for Homeland Security detailing what two legal advocacy groups call “systemic abuses and violations of the rights of individuals lawfully entering the United States” after an executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Feb 3, 2017

Professors Markowitz, Nash and several members of the clinic team, spoke about their experiences Thursday, Feb. 2, in a panel discussion which highlighted their personal stories about the weekend’s events as well as a more in-depth legal look at President Trump’s recent executive order, its meaning and impacts.

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