Bet Tzedek Clinic Students Lead Pop-up Clinic for Assemblyman Taylor

On Monday, October 7th, the students in the Bet Tzedek Civil Litigation Clinic held an Advanced Directives Pop-Up Clinic for constituents from New York State Assemblyman Al Taylor’s Northern Manhattan district.  The Pop-Up Clinic was held in the senior center at Dr.

Three Cardozo Students Win National ADR Writing Competitions

Cardozo 3L student Ariel Cox‘s paper, written for the ADR Writing Seminar, Serve & Protect, Honor & Respect: Restoring the Victims and Rebuilding Police and Community Ties After Racially Charged Civilian-Police Incidents, won an Honorable Mention (2nd place) in the Boskey ADR Writing Competition sponsored by the ABA’s Section on Dispute Resolution.
Rachel Schwartzman, currenlty a 3L, and Ahdieh Aalipour Herisis, LL.M. '19, are winners of the 2019 NYSBA-ACCTM National ADR Law Student Writing Competition.

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.

Valedictorian Shelley Attadgie '19 Recognized With Felix Frankfurter Award

Shelley Attadgie '19 is the 2019 recipient of Cardozo's Felix Frankfurter Award. This award is presented to a J.D. graduate who exercises outstanding academic achievement, maturity, responsibility, diligence and judgment.

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

Cardozo Hosts 41st Commencement

 A star-studded line-up kicked off Cardozo’s 41th Commencement Exercises. Graduates received J.D. and LL.M. degrees at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall on May 28.

Ira Dizengoff ’92, Chair of Cardozo’s Board of Overseers, welcomed graduates and their families by reminding them that “we are what we repeatedly do.”

Camila Lopez Receives 2019 Whitlock Scholarship

Camila Lopez ’19 has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Mark Whitlock Scholarship.

ADR Competition Honor Society Wins at Home and Abroad

ADR Competition Honor Society students made their mark in recent weeks at several different competitions, both at home and abroad.

Two Cardozo teams made it to the semifinals round of the 2019 Fordham National Basketball Negotiation Competition, an interscholastic negotiation competition hosted by the Fordham Sports Law Forum, on February 22 and 23. The competition consisted of head to head negotiations, with negotiation problems that are based on real world scenarios relating to the NBA.

Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic Files FOIA Suit

Students in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic, together with co-counsel at the American Immigration Council (Council), filed a suit in New York federal court last week that could prevent deportation for immigrants with pending cases.

“Our case is challenging the government’s attempts to withhold information about these systemic deficiencies,” said Geroline Castillo, a 3L in the immigration clinic who filed the suit. “These problems deny litigants due process.”