Richard W. Painter, Former Chief White House Ethics Lawyer, Visits Cardozo

The former White House lawyer and author on government ethics Richard Painter spoke on Presidents’ Day at Cardozo, as part of The Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law speaker series.

P*LAW Week Offers Diverse Panels; INSPIRE! Awards Given Out

January 26, 2018 - Cardozo’s Center for Public Service Law is an integral part of the community at the law school, and this year’s Public Service Law Week (P*LAW) was filled with sessions and speakers embodying the spirit of public service.

P*LAW is a weeklong intensive that takes place each year as part of January Lawyering Skills Month. Approximately 100 students participate as legal practitioners, and community advocates and organizers address important issues such as youth representation, prisoners’ rights, immigration and environmental law. 

Luxury Brand Attorneys Discuss Challenges During Panel Discussion

Cardozo’s FAME Center hosted “The Business of Luxury” panel Tuesday night, which included a panel of attorneys for major brand holding groups speaking about the legal issues facing their companies—issues such as licensing, IP asset sales, endeavoring to take national or regional brands “global,” and legal and regulatory challenges posed by utilizing social media as a means for marketing and promoting brands.

The event was co-sponsored by FAME and the Cardozo Law Alumni Association Fashion Law Group.  

Learning From the Masters Series Begins as Cardozo Hosts Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

December 4, 2017 - Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged Cardozo law students to be part of the next great transformational movement in American politics. New York state’s top lawyer was the speaker at Cardozo’s first Learning from the Masters lecture series sponsored by The Benedict Morelli Trial Team Program, on December 4, 2017.

Professor Wright Quoted on Coindesk.com

Professor Aaron Wright was quoted in an article on coindesk.com which detailed the discussion during “Structuring Legally Compliant Token Sales.” The panel event was organized by The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center and the Cardozo Tech Talk series.

Wright claims the courts will not separate the coin from the SAFT (Simple Agreement for Future Tokens). He said they will look at the whole process.

In a conversation with CoinDesk afterwards, he said, “That's the law.”

"Democracy Talks" Kicks off With Panel

Political gerrymandering—it occurs throughout the country and is the subject of a notable United States Supreme Court case called Gill v. Whitford.

Kukin Program Team Wins Top Honors at Carey Center/FINRA Triathlon

Cardozo’s Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution sent a team to the Carey Center/FINRA Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon and won first place at the competition, which took place at St. John’s University in Queens during the weekend of October 13.

Professor David Weisenfeld and 3L students Michael DiTrapani, Natalie Freeman, David Cherman and Josh Saccurato all served as coaches for the team, and the students who competed were 2L students Nicholas Anselmi, Derrick Ng and Alexander Sable.

Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution Alumni Spotlight: David Reinman LL.M. ’12, EEOC

David Reinman received his LL.M. in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy from Cardozo Law in 2012 and was hired as a staff mediator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) New York District Office in August 2014.

Faculty Profile - Donna Erez Navot '06

For the 2017-2018 year, I will be the interim director of Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution, as Professor Lela Love will be out on sabbatical.

"Hate Speech" Panel Talks Free Speech and More

“Hate Speech and the Culture Wars,” co-sponsored by The Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy, the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights, and the Program in Comparative Constitutions drew a capacity crowd in the Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom. An all-star panel engaged in a deep and complex discussion of hate speech and its impact on democracy, and on current events from Charlottesville to Facebook's policies and their impact.