Compassion Through Fashion: Cardozo’s FAME Center Interviews Daniel Friedman of Bindle & Keep

A former architect-turned-tailor and businessman and an Innocence Project client came together Tuesday, February 20 for “Fashion with a Conscience,” a panel hosted by Cardozo’s Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment (FAME) Center. What brought them together?

Cardozo Law and Columbia Law to Host Colloquium on Religious Conflict

Professor Michel Rosenfeld, co-organizer of the upcoming colloquium "Citizenship, Religion, Identity" 

In Spring 2018, Cardozo School of Law and Columbia University Law School will host a colloquium on religious conflict. The first meeting on January 18 will be hosted at Columbia, the second will be hosted at Cardozo, and the location will alternate until the end of the semester. Cardozo Professor Michel Rosenfeld is organizing the colloquium along with Professor Jamal Greene of Columbia and Professor Susanna Mancini of Bologna University Law School.

Scholars Gather at Cardozo to Discuss The Talmud Translation

The text of the Talmud, a central text of Rabbinic Judaism, is the focus of an international translation project which began as the idea of University of Rome law professor Clelia Piperno. One volume is currently available to read in Italian. The translation of the remaining text will continue over the next eight years.

Piperno approached the Italian education ministry with the idea for the project in 2010.

Cardozo Hosts 2017 Intellectual Property Scholars Conference

Cardozo’s Intellectual Property and Information Law Program will host the 17th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference on August 10 and 11, 2017.

Professor Christopher Buccafusco, director of Cardozo’s Intellectual Property and Information Law program, said, “IPSC is the largest annual gathering of scholars studying intellectual property law. The conference brings together leading academics from around the world to discuss their new research and to receive feedback from others.” 

Cardozo Law Hosts Global Leadership in Law & Business Program

Cardozo’s Global Leadership in Law & Business for Non-U.S. Lawyers, sponsored by the department of Graduate & International Programs, started its ten-day conference July 10. The agenda for the program, now in its second year, seeks to give international lawyers a comprehensive overview of the U.S. legal system, covering topics such as corporate law, transactional law, ethics, data law, privacy and intellectual property, among others.

Cardozo Hosts the 16th Annual Association of Conflict Resolution of Greater New York Conference

Pictured from left to right: Vikram Kapoor, Tracey Frisch ’06, Robyn Weinstein ’09, Honorable Robert M. Levy, and Special Master Kenneth Feinberg

On June 15, 2017, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law hosted the 16th Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution - Greater New York Chapter. Over 170 people-including attorneys, mediators, conflict resolution professionals and students-assembled to participate in over 15 thought-provoking sessions and a lunch with awards and speakers.   

Forensic College Focuses on Science and Strategy

DNA evidence is commonly seen in courtrooms. But the tools and strategies to analyze it are constantly changing and improving. This week’s Forensic College, co-sponsored by Cardozo Law and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, offers insight and discussion of forensic issues and how those issues are treated in a courtroom setting. 

Cardozo Law Institute for Holocaust and Human Rights Hosts "A View From Abroad on Current Trends in Targeting, Detention and Trials"

CLIHHR, together with the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy at Cardozo Law, and the Jacob Burns Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, hosted a public panel discussion at Cardozo Law School on May 18, 2017.

Cardozo Law Event "Measures for Justice" Looks At Bringing Greater Transparency to Criminal Justice System

On April 25, 2017, the Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law hosted Amy Bach, author of Ordinary Injustice and President and Executive Director of Measures for Justice, to present a preview of her groundbreaking project to bring greater transparency and accountability to the United States’ criminal justice system.

Cardozo Law Hosts Symposium Focused on Rights of the Disabled

The struggle of people with disabilities, and the barriers they face in civic and social activities, was the focus of discussion February 23, at Cardozo Law’s daylong symposium “Personhood and Civic Engagement by People with Disabilities.

The symposium was presented by the Cardozo Law Review, Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy, and Center for Rights and Justice.