Immigration Justice Clinic Back in Texas Representing Immigrant Asylum Seekers - Students and Faculty Working Into Thanksgiving Holiday Providing Legal Support to Women And their Children

A group of eight students, supervised by Professor Lindsay Nash and Teaching Fellow Hannah Robbins, will be on the ground in Dilley, Texas this week, to represent asylum-seeking women and children being detained in the 2,400-bed family detention center. This is the third such trip by the Cardozo clinic since February 2017, and is part of an effort galvanized and supported financially by individuals in the Cardozo community.

Cardozo Clinic Students Sue I.C.E. - Suit Claims Jailing Immigrant New Yorkers for Months Without a Hearing is Unconstitutional

Cardozo students continue to be seen on the front lines of justice. The Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic, along with The Bronx Defenders and The New York Civil Liberties Union, filed a lawsuit November 15 to stop ICE’s unlawful practice of jailing 1000-2000 New Yorkers each year for months without providing them access to the judges who have the power to rerelease them.

Cardozo Hosts Special Screening of Acclaimed Documentary "The Silence of Others"

The film, directed by Emmy-winning filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, is shot over six years and follows the fight for both recognition and justice for serious crimes committed during General Francisco Franco’s almost four decades of rule in Spain.

Professor Nash Testifies at City Hearing on Immigration Issues

The hearing was on a resolution to support congressional legislation that would dismantle ICE and legislation that would prevent the city from contracting with entities that engage in immigration enforcement.

Bet Tzedek Clinic’s Class Action Settlement Restores Rent Freeze Benefits for Up to 20,000 Elderly and Disabled Lower-Income NYC Tenants

New York City’s Rent Freeze Program (RFP) freezes the rents paid by lower-income elderly and disabled rent-regulated tenants—in many cases for decades—and provides landlords with tax credits to cover the portion of the legal regulated rent not being paid by the tenant.

Tenants must renew their RFP benefits every two years, but some eligible tenants may be unable to complete the renewal process because of their disabilities. When this happened, Cardozo Law's Bet Tzedek Clinic stepped in to help.

Professor Ginsberg Comments in Newsweek on Deadline to Reunite Separated Families

Professor Betsy Ginsberg, director of Cardozo's Civil Rights Clinic, was quoted in Newsweek regarding the court-ordered deadline to reunify separated families—a result of the public outrage over Trump administration immigration policies that subsequently resulted in thousands of children being forcibly removed from their parents and sent to detention centers across the country.

Two Cardozo Clinics Win Client’s Criminal Appeal and Release from Prison; A Third Cardozo Clinic Fights to Keep Him in the Country

The first Cardozo clinic won his appeal. The second Cardozo clinic convinced the jury in a two-week-long retrial that he was not guilty. Now that their client is finally out of prison, a third Cardozo clinic is fighting to adjust his immigration status in order to keep him in the country with his wife and family.

Professors Getgen Kestenbaum and Rona Lead Team of Human Rights Clinic Students to Brazil

The visit’s purpose was to understand the human rights concerns related to operations of private militias, as well as private military and private security contractors.

Indie Film Clinic Hosts Pop-Up Clinic for NYC Filmmakers

As the Tribeca Film Festival takes New York City by storm, Cardozo’s own Indie Film Clinic had a role in the action as they presented, in partnership with Tribeca Film Institute, a pop-up clinic which offered free legal advice to filmmakers around the city.

Professor Betsy Ginsberg Quoted in Newsweek Regarding Historic Settlement

LeslieAnn Manning, a trans woman, has been awarded $100,000 in damages after she claimed she was raped at a men’s prison in New York. It is believed to be the largest settlement ever offered to a trans person in a case of sexual assault in a New York State prison.