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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Jan 5, 2018

In January, 130 Cardozo students participate in one of the most intense and longest running trial boot camp programs in the country. The Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP) is a key component of Cardozo’s hands-on training, turning the courtroom into a learning laboratory where students can put their practical skills to work and gain invaluable input from top trial attorneys and professionals in the field.

Dec 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 - The Innocence Project and the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office together sought and achieved justice this week for Mark Denny, a New York City man who spent nearly 30 years behind bars for rape and robbery. He was set free after prosecutors asked to vacate his conviction because he had been falsely identified.

Nov 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 - The Bet Tzedek Civil Litigation Clinic’s preliminary injunction request was granted in a case involving a young girl with cerebral palsy. The girl’s parents, represented by Professor Leslie Salzman and Samantha Smith ’18, sued the NY State Department of Health, claiming that the Health Department uses an uneven standard to improperly refuse to provide Medicaid patients with medically necessary speech-generating devices. The girl’s parents wanted the agency to cover a device known as the Tobii I-12, which can track eye movement.

Nov 9, 2017

Soon, under the Safe Cities Network, every eligible immigrant who gets detained in a dozen more cities will have access to a lawyer to help fight their immigration court case.

Nov 1, 2017

Starting November 1, 2017, New York City’s immigrant community no longer has to worry about the threat of deportation when accessing city services, regardless of their immigration status. Thanks to the work of a coalition of immigration activists and legal service providers, including Cardozo School of Law’s Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic, the NYC Council passed a bill prohibiting city agencies from misusing resources to help federal immigration enforcement. 

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