Mar 12, 2019

Cardozo School of Law rose four places to number 52 in the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings this year, continuing a multi-year upward trajectory. Cardozo has jumped 23 places in the rankings over the past four years. In addition, Cardozo’s alternative dispute resolution program was ranked eighth in the country and first in New York City, and the intellectual property program was ranked 13th nationally and second in New York City. 

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Apr 11, 2019

According to the latest issue of preLaw Magazine, "Cardozo School of Law has one of the nation's top intellectual property programs not only because it jumped in early but also because it has kept the program innovative and nimble."

In addition, Cardozo was graded A+ in Trial Advocacy and Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution; and A- in Practical Training.

Read the article here.


Apr 8, 2019

Professor Kyron Huigens' op-ed in The Hill discusses Mueller, Barr and the idea of corrupt intent: "Where criminal law is concerned, the rule of law demands that people know what is and is not a crime; that police and prosecutors exercise their discretion within narrow bounds; and that courts come to reliable, understandable conclusions. The standard of 'corrupt intent' is antithetical to all of this. With Barr’s summary of the Mueller report, 'corrupt intent' has left us all wondering what conduct is prohibited, who might be prosecuted and punished, and why," he wrote.

Apr 5, 2019

Dean Melanie Leslie interviewed Adam Amsterdam ’85 in the first event of the Pathways speaker series. Amsterdam spoke of his 30-plus years of experience in corporate law and reminisced on his time at Cardozo.

Apr 4, 2019

Professor Ekow Yankah was a guest on Minnesota Public Radio to discuss the ongoing debate of whether the NCAA should compensate student athletes and a recent court ruling in Alston v. NCAA, one of the biggest legal cases against the NCAA.

"For a lot of colleges, these kind of rulings don't mean a whole lot because they simply don't have the money to do very much more," he said on The News with Kerri Miller.

Apr 3, 2019

Professor Myriam Gilles testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee April 2 at a hearing called "Arbitration in America."

Apr 3, 2019

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Claire McCaskill, the former United States Senator who represented Missouri from 2007 to 2018, will deliver the keynote address at Cardozo’s commencement ceremony on May 28th at Lincoln Center in New York City.

The Cardozo Office of Communications & Public Affairs