Apr 11, 2018

April 11, 2018 - Professor Michelle Adams' piece in The New Yorker titled "The Unfulfilled Promise of the Fair Housing Act" takes a detailed look at the Fair Housing Act.


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Aug 8, 2017

Dean Melanie Leslie is proud to announce that Maria Saez-Tatman will become the new Dean of Students of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Saez-Tatman, who will join Cardozo in late August, is a proven leader in higher education administration. Her career has focused on student services including career planning and professionalism training.

“We are delighted to welcome Maria to the Cardozo team,” said Dean Melanie Leslie. “Her experience, leadership and strategic vision will undoubtedly be tremendous assets to Cardozo students.” 

Apr 21, 2017

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Vanita Gupta will be the graduation speaker at the Cardozo School of Law 2017 commencement ceremony, which will take place on May 24 at 6 p.m. at David Geffen Hall in New York City's Lincoln Center.

Mar 29, 2017

Three death row prisoners filed a complaint in a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of all death row prisoners at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. The lawsuit seeks to reform the prison’s policy that automatically places all prisoners sentenced to death — even those who cannot be executed under current Supreme Court standards — in prolonged isolation for the entirety of their incarceration and with no opportunity to challenge their placement.

Feb 8, 2017

A complaint documenting the systematic deprivation of rights at airports around the country over the past ten days in connection with Donald Trump’s January 27, 2017 executive order was submitted last night by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Feb 7, 2017

In response to unprecedented legal uncertainty in the first weeks of the Trump administration, Cardozo School of Law is offering new classes to prepare future lawyers for a shifting legal and political landscape.

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