Cardozo's Kukin Program has been ranked a top 10 national program for over a decade. The dispute resolution program is dedicated to furthering the role of lawyers as advocactes of and experts in clear communication and creative problem solving. ADR competitions, schoarly writing and community activities and events are a major part of the Cardozo experience. Each year the Journal of Conflict Resolution sponsors the Jed Melnick Symposium in Conflict Resolution, and presents the International Advocate for Peace Award. Recepients of the Advocate for Peace Award have included two United States Presidents and a number of distinguished world leaders including Desmund Tutu, Sen. George Mitchel, as well as leaders in the creative arts including filmmaker Abigail Disney, and playright Eve Ensler.