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 20, 2017

Professor Kate Shaw spoke about the role of presidential speech and how it impacts executive intent and the judicial process, in an interview with TalksOnLaw.

“The courts don't know quite what to do with Donald Trump,” she said. "What should the president's words mean? This is a really difficult legal question."

Nov 10, 2017

 Professor Edward Zelinsky’s new book “Taxing the Church” focuses on taxes and their impact on religious institutions. Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer of the University of San Diego, Professor Brian Galle of Georgetown University and Professor Daniel Hemel of the University of Chicago visited Cardozo and participated in a panel discussion about the book, moderated by Cardozo Professor Laura Cunningham.

Aug 25, 2017
On August 22, 2017, Professor Jessica Roth trained prosecutors from around the country on ethical issues surrounding contacts with the media during public corruption investigations and trials, including how to balance the prosecutors’ duties to protect the rights of the accused and keep the public informed. The presentation grows out of Prof. Roth’s work as a Reporter for the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section, which included revising the ABA Standards on Fair Trial and Free Press issues in a new edition published in 2016.
Jul 5, 2017

Professor Ed Zelinksy says, in an article on the Oxford University Press blog, that Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, can lead by example and help both charities and the federal Treasury. Bezos has asked for advice about charitable donations on Twitter.

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates’ generous charitable donations have a down side, Zelinsky points out, in that under current law, the federal Treasury loses substantial revenue when appreciated stock is donated by a U.S. citizen to charity. 

Jun 20, 2017

Professor Chris Buccafusco’s op-ed in Monday’s Albany Times Union argues that two bills currently being considered by the New York State Legislature would dismantle New York's right of privacy laws and replace them with an overly broad "right of publicity." The law would give celebrities and their heirs control over how their likenesses, characteristics and mannerisms are used.

Jun 19, 2017

Former Cardozo Dean David Rudenstine’s book “The Age of Deference” argues that cases implicating national security are an highly important set of cases that strengthened the rise of the Imperial Presidency and the national security state. The book was reviewed in The Times Literary Supplement and the Texas Law Review.

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