Format: 2018-02
Oct 26, 2017

At a preliminary injunction on October 11 and 12, Cardozo School of Law student Samantha E. Smith '18 of the Bet Tzedek Civil Litigation Clinic represented a proposed class of New York State Medicaid beneficiaries who need speech-generating devices from Medicaid to enable them to communicate.

Oct 18, 2017

Aaron Wright, founder/director of the Tech Startup Clinic at Cardozo School of Law, agreed that “Participants on public-blockchain based payment system, like Bitcoin, can avoid these Wells Fargo-like problems.”

Oct 18, 2017

The New York Daily News interviewed 10 legal experts - including Cardozo Law's Professor Jonathan Oberman - about Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.'s decision to not charge Harvey Weinstein after Ambra Battilana Guttierez accused him of sexually assaulting her.

Jun 1, 2017

Ginsberg said the growing opposition to solitary confinement has been boosted by statements from Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Anthony Kennedy. “The view that is gaining consensus is that it is inhumane,” she said.

May 12, 2017

The Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic had a big victory this week when one of their clients, “Mr. L.,” a Jamaican national, won his quest to avoid deportation. He was facing the possibility of torture or death if he returned to Jamaica.

Alexandra Jarymowycz ’18, and Steven Ashur ’17, worked on the case beginning in September 2016. They appealed the deportation order that Mr. L. had received when represented by his previous attorney and won the appeal of that decision from the Board of Immigration Appeals in December 2016. 

Apr 6, 2017

Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Cardozo’s newly appointed director of the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic and Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, led a delegation to Germany last month to attend the First International Yazidi Women’s Conference organized by the Yazidi Women’s Council, the Kurdish Women’s Peace Office (Cenî), and the Platform for Struggle for Women Held in Captivity.