Aug 17, 2018

August 16, 2018 - Excitement, nervous energy and a sense of opportunity were in the air as the members of Cardozo’s Class of 2021 arrived for their first day of orientation. Students mingled over a breakfast spread before gathering in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, where Dean of Admissions David Martinidez and Dean Melanie Leslie officially welcomed Cardozo’s newest class to the school.

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Feb 1, 2019

Cardozo’s ITRANS program, an innovative two-week immersion course in which students gain essential transactional skills needed for effective client representation, just completed its sixth year, with 31 students participating.

Feb 1, 2019

Cardozo’s annual Public Law Advocacy Week took place at Cardozo Law from January 28 through 31. Judy Dahl, a 2L at Cardozo, organized this year’s programming on behalf of the Center for Public Service Law, which covered topics such as efforts to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy, education, reproductive rights and changes in the landscape around immigration. Speakers included elected officials, housing advocates and a range of other public service representatives. Events throughout the week saw great turnouts from students.

Jan 25, 2019

Professor Myriam Gilles is one of the most cited civil procedure scholars in the nation and has been speaking out against forced arbitration for the better part of a decade. Gilles testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee to support the Arbitration Fairness Act in 2013 and 2017. 

Click here to watch a video with her explaining the legal issues associated with forced arbitration.

Jan 25, 2019

Professor Jessica Roth appeared on MSNBC's Live with Hallie Jackson on January 24, discussing President Trump's recent statements and actions. Roth, a former federal prosecutor, said there is a "very strong case to be made that [President Trump's actions] constitute illegal witness intimidation under the federal obstruction of justice statute."

Click here to see the complete interview.

Jan 18, 2019

Cardozo’s ITAP is one of the toughest trial advocacy programs in the country. This month 55 Cardozo students spent two weeks experiencing every aspect of conducting a trial— and they did it in front of judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys from around the country who critiqued each student’s performance.

Jan 18, 2019

Michael Wildes '89 was officially sworn in on January 14 as the new Mayor of the City of Englewood. 

Michael Wildes is a Managing Partner with the immigration law firm of Wildes and Weinberg PC in New York City, Miami and New Jersey. He serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center, and several international/corporate law firms. He was also an adjunct professor at Cardozo from 2011-2013.

Wildes begins a three year term as Mayor. He previously served Englewood as its mayor from 2004-2010.

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