May 29, 2019

 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.”


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Nov 8, 2019

Professor Jessica Roth spoke on MSNBC about the impeachment process, saying, ""if [Giuliani] is pursuing the President's personal interests then he is not pursuing the country's interests and that's where the President is in trouble. The impeachment inquiry is going to be about whether he abused his power by pursuing his narrow, personal interests rather than the interests of the United States of America."

Nov 7, 2019

Professor Pamela Samuelson was the keynote speaker at Cardozo's Distinguished Lecture in IP, sponsored by the Intellectual Property and Information Law program. Samuelson, the Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Information at the University of California at Berkeley and a Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, discussed "The Enigma of Digitized Property" posed by John Perry Barlow.

Nov 1, 2019

Cardozo's chapter of the American Constitution Society hosted a screening of "Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook.'' Narrated by Jeffrey Wright, and shot during the chaotic 2016 election, the film identifies and unpacks a ten-part strategy developed by Republicans to suppress votes that would be cast against them.

Oct 29, 2019

Lively debates over the First Amendment sparked discussions between scholars and the public at the Floersheimer Center’s daylong event “Hate Speech, Fake News, and Post-Truth in the Age of Trump.” The conference celebrated Floersheimer Distinguished Visiting Professor Stanley Fish’s latest book The First: How to Think About Hate Speech, Campus Speech, Religious Speech, Fake News, Post-Truth and Donald Trump (Atria Books, 2019).

Oct 25, 2019

Victor Wang ’15 joins Cardozo as the new director of the Cardozo/Google Patent Diversity Project, which aims to increase patents issued to women, people of color, and underprivileged inventors. The Google-funded project, in collaboration with Cardozo’s Tech Startup Clinic, will offer students a unique hands-on experience in patent law.

Oct 24, 2019

When does representing a client become unethical? This question framed the discussion at “Client Selection and #MeToo: Questions Raised by the Sullivan Controversy,” a panel event hosted by the Burns Center for Ethics on Wednesday.

Burns Center Co-Directors Jessica Roth and Anthony Sebok moderated the discussion. The panel focused primarily on the ethical and legal ramifications of Harvard Professor Ronald Sullivan representing Harvey Weinstein and how the Harvard students’ reactions were influenced by the #MeToo Movement.

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