Cardozo Welcomes New Chair of Board of Overseers: Ira Dizengoff ‘92

Cardozo’s Board of Overseers has a new leader heading into the 2018-19 school year. Ira Dizengoff ’92, is the new Board Chair, succeeding David Samson ’93, who served in the role from May 2014-May 2018. “Cardozo has had a period of tremendous growth and it is important we continue to build on that momentum,” said Dean Melanie Leslie. “Ira’s history with Cardozo and his renowned position in the legal world make him the ideal person to help the law school continue to rise as a leader in legal education.”

Cardozo Alumnus David Samson To Be Honored at Hanukkah Dinner

Cardozo alumnus David P. Samson '93, chair of Cardozo’s Board of Overseers, will be awarded an honorary degree at Yeshiva University’s 93rd Annual Hanukkah Dinner on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman will preside over his first Hanukkah Dinner as president of Yeshiva University. Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and New York Times columnist, will be the keynote speaker and will receive an honorary degree. YU Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Meir Goldwicht will receive the Presidential Medallion.

Dr. Ira Kukin, Cardozo Benefactor, Dies at 93

Dr. Ira Kukin, chief benefactor of Cardozo's Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution and a former Trustee and honorary member on the Cardozo Board of Overseers, died May 17 at age 93. The Kukin Program was established in 1990 through a generous gift from Dr. Ira Kukin and his wife, Doris.

Cardozo Law Named 14th Best Law School for Practical Training in Nation, 1st in New York

The magazine obtained its data for the ranking from the ABA, and based their rankings on the number of clinical positions filed compared to the number of students enrolled in the school. 

Cardozo Ranked 14th Law School for Practical Training and #1 in NY

The National Jurist took into account Cardozo's percentage of students in clinics, externships and simulation courses, inter-school competitions, as well as other practical training opportunities.

David Samson '93, President of Miami Marlins, Elected as New Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers

Dean Matthew Diller announced today that David Samson ’93, President of the Miami Marlins, has been elected Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers.