Heyman Center Hosts Antitrust Panel Event

The Samuel & Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance hosted Antitrust in the Modern Economy, on November 7.
The panelists included Andrew Finch, Partner and Co-Chair of the Antitrust Practice Group at Paul Weiss; Christina Ma, Associate in Antitrust at Wachtell; and Joseph Matelis, Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell. Cardozo Professor Sam Weinstein, who also serves as a faculty co-director of the Heyman Center, was the panel's moderator.
The event was co-sponsored by Cardozo’s Antitrust Society and Women in Tech Law: Cardozo.

Professor Pamela Samuelson Headlines Distinguished Lecture in IP Event

Professor Pamela Samuelson was the keynote speaker at Cardozo's Distinguished Lecture in IP, sponsored by the Intellectual Property and Information Law program. Samuelson, the Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Information at the University of California at Berkeley and a Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, discussed "The Enigma of Digitized Property" posed by John Perry Barlow.

ACS Hosts "Rigged" Screening and Panel

Cardozo's chapter of the American Constitution Society hosted a screening of "Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook.'' Narrated by Jeffrey Wright, and shot during the chaotic 2016 election, the film identifies and unpacks a ten-part strategy developed by Republicans to suppress votes that would be cast against them.

Ellen Waldman, Visiting Professor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Serves as Interim Director of Cardozo's Mediation Clinic

Professor Waldman is leading the 2019-2020 Mediation Clinic, where she looks forward to helping students hone their communication skills and reflect on how the mediator's tool-kit can be deployed, both in the third party neutral stance , as well as in an advocacy role. Attorneys must be skilled in locating their clients' underlying interests, reframing inflammatory remarks, listening capably for forward movement, and responding to strong emotion with care and empathy.

Professor Chris Buccafusco Comments on Patent Lawsuit in Yahoo Finance

Professor Chris Buccafusco was quoted in Yahoo Finance, in an article focusing on Nike's patent infringement lawsuit against Skechers.

Second Annual Blockchain Conference Focuses on Enforcement

Cardozo Law’s Samuel & Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and The Blockchain Project co-hosted the Second Annual Blockchain and the Law Conference on September 16. The event featured three panels: a fireside chat, a panel on blockchain from an enforcement perspective, and a panel on the state of blockchain policy. Blockchain Project director Aaron Wright ’05 moderated the fireside chat with William Hinman, Director of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC. The discussion pertained to the regulation of digital securities.

Cardozo Students Participate in Historical Jewish Moot Court Competition in Vienna and Tel Aviv

Four Cardozo law students-John Walpole, Lauren Rosenfeld, Miriam Azizi and Esther Shuchat-participated in the Historical Jewish Moot Court, in February and August 2019, along with six students from Vienna, six students from Moscow, and eight students from Tel Aviv. Walpole said, "The Historical Jewish Moot Court was among the most enriching experiences I had the privilege of participating in during my time at Cardozo and I hope that Cardozo students can participate in the program in the future." 

Cardozo Welcomes the J.D. Class of 2022

Integrity, generosity, grit and joy were the guiding themes of Dean Melanie Leslie’s welcome to the Class of 2022 for their first day of orientation.

Dean of Admissions David Martinidez kicked off the day in the newly renovated Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, highlighting the accomplishments and diversity of the 313 students in the incoming Fall and May-entering J.D. class.

Professor Alex Reinert Named Max Freund Professor of Litigation & Advocacy

Professor Alexander Reinert has been named the Max Freund Professor of Litigation & Advocacy, the chair formerly held by founding faculty member Arthur Jacobson.

Class of '19 Graduates Elected to Order of the Coif

Cardozo School of Law is proud to recognize 27 members of the Class of 2019 who have been elected to membership in the Order of the Coif. The Order of the Coif is an honorary scholastic society, which encourages excellence in legal education by fostering a spirit of careful study, recognizing those who as law students attained a high grade of scholarship, and honoring those who as lawyers, judges and teachers attained high distinction for their scholarly or professional accomplishments.

Yael R. Alyeshmerni

Shelley Attadgie 

Agnes K. Baik

Elana A. Bengualid