Shoe Brand Extraordinaire Stuart Weitzman Inspires Cardozo Students

On November 19, Stuart Weitzman entertained and inspired law students, anecdote after anecdote. He shared his life lessons in business: learn and grow from challenges; think outside the box; and collaborate through “advantageous partnerships.” The event was organized by Rachel Zilberfarb ’19, Clara Chasles ‘19, Simone Dvoskin ’20 and Hallie Cohen ’20, through the Cardozo Fashion Law Society and FAME Center.

Six Women Discuss Succeeding in the IP Sector

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, six female intellectual property practitioners gathered in the Third Floor Lounge to enlighten Cardozo students about the trials and lessons of succeeding as women in the intellectual property sector. The panel discussed working in a male-dominated sector and how to overcome the inequality, work-life balance, discriminatory culture practices, and what each speaker would have told herself if she had known what she knows now.

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.

Cardozo is Named to Billboard's List of Top Music Law Schools for 2018

The FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment law is proud to congratulate four Cardozo alumni on being named to Billboard Magazine's top music lawyers list for 2018.

ADR Competition Honor Society Wins First Place Arbitration Prize and Third Place Negotiation Excellence Prize at Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

Cardozo students made their mark October 13 and 14 at the 10th Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, with the ADR Competition Honor Society team composed of Emily Sappol, Lwam Stefanos, and Joshua Roseman winning First Place in the Arbitration round, taking a top prize for the second consecutive year. That team also captured Third Place in Negotiation Excellence.

Cardozo Law Receives "A" Grade for Criminal Law Program

September 27, 2018 preLaw Magazine - Cardozo School of Law received an "A" grade for its criminal law program in the most recent issue of preLaw Magazine. The magazine highlighted the Innocence Project, which was founded at the school, as well as the Prosecutor Practicum. 

Read about Cardozo's criminal law program ranking in preLaw Magazine. 

Above the Law Features Cardozo/Google Patent Diversity Project's Efforts to Close the Patent Gap

At the forefront of these efforts is the recently launched Cardozo Patent Diversity Project, which aims to “to build relationships with governments, agencies, local, state and national bar associations, premier technology organizations and entrepreneurial networks” in the hopes of building a “sustainable network of pro bono lawyers for patent work both now and in the future.”

Can Blockchain Revolutionize the Real Estate Industry? Professor Wright Says in the NY Times He's Skeptical

“I am skeptical of some of the claims about the impact of blockchain” on real estate, said Aaron Wright, a professor who created the Blockchain Project at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and coauthored “Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code.”

Leymah Gbowee Receives International Advocate for Peace Award

Students, alumni, faculty, and administration gathered at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law to honor Leymah Gbowee with the International Advocate for Peace Award. Gbowee's activist efforts helped end the Second Liberian Civil War through her organization Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. She won the 2011 Nobel Prize for Peace and currently serves as Executive Director of the Women, Peace and Security Program at the Earth Institute at Columbia University.

The Fair Housing Act After 50 Years: History, Impact and Future

Cardozo School of Law celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act this week with a symposium addressing the history and impact of the legislation.