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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Jan 18, 2019

Dean Melanie Leslie is quoted in the Los Angeles Times, regarding former CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves and his fight against CBS' decision to strip him of his $120-million severance package after he was forced out last year amid an escalating sexual harassment scandal.

Dean Leslie said, “You used to see companies make a decision based on: ‘How do we make this go away?' There’s been a cultural shift. Allowing Moonves to walk away with $120 million would be tone-deaf."

Dec 19, 2018

Professor Jessica Roth spoke with PBS NewsHour about the delay in former national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing so he could extend his cooperation with federal prosecutors. “Testifying is significant,” Roth said. “Merely providing information to get an indictment is one thing. It’s even more assistance to prosecutors [to be] a witness.”

Dec 12, 2018

Professor Edward Zelinsky's article on Law360, focuses on the case of James Dawson and Elaine Dawson v. Dale W. Steager, West Virginia State Tax Commissioner. In Dawson, West Virginia’s Supreme Court upheld West Virginia’s statute that taxes the pensions paid to federal law enforcement retirees living in the Mountain State while simultaneously exempting from state income taxation the pensions received by certain state law enforcement retirees.

Dec 10, 2018

Professor Jessica Roth, co-director of the Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law, appeared on PBS' NewsHour on December 7, weighing in on the differences between how Mueller and the Southern District of New York characterize Michael Cohen.

Dec 7, 2018

Professor Myriam Gilles is quoted in Yahoo Finance regarding the Marriott data breach, which involved unauthorized access to Starwood guest information going back to 2014. The information that hackers gathered included customers' names, mailing addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers, Starwood Preferred Guest account information, dates of birth, gender, and reservation dates. Some customers had their credit card information hacked as well.

For anyone whose information was hacked, they may find themselves automatically included in a class-action suit.

Nov 21, 2018

Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and both correctly agree on an important fact for national retirement policy: People live longer than they used to.

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