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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Mar 1, 2019

Elected officials, an Olympic athlete, prominent sports law attorneys and high-profile agents rounded out the speaker panels at Cardozo’s 7th Annual Sports Law Symposium on March 1, sponsored by the FAME Center and Cardozo’s Sports Law Society.

The first panel discussed the legality of sports betting. New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow have been strong proponents of mobile sports betting as a potential source of revenue for the state.

“It’s low-hanging fruit,” said Pretlow. “It’s something we can do.”

Mar 1, 2019

From posture-correcting leggings to vegan fabric, Cardozo’s Fashion Law Symposium on Feb. 26 explored the array of innovations and issues shaping fashion law today. The FAME Center and Fashion Law Society hosted the daylong event, which included speaker panels on topics such as Instagram influencers of fashion, artificial intelligence in e-commerce and much more.

Feb 1, 2019

Cardozo’s ITRANS program, an innovative two-week immersion course in which students gain essential transactional skills needed for effective client representation, just completed its sixth year, with 31 students participating.

Feb 1, 2019

Cardozo’s annual Public Law Advocacy Week took place at Cardozo Law from January 28 through 31. Judy Dahl, a 2L at Cardozo, organized this year’s programming on behalf of the Center for Public Service Law, which covered topics such as efforts to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy, education, reproductive rights and changes in the landscape around immigration. Speakers included elected officials, housing advocates and a range of other public service representatives. Events throughout the week saw great turnouts from students.

Nov 29, 2018

On November 19, Stuart Weitzman entertained and inspired law students, anecdote after anecdote. He shared his life lessons in business: learn and grow from challenges; think outside the box; and collaborate through “advantageous partnerships.” The event was organized by Rachel Zilberfarb ’19, Clara Chasles ‘19, Simone Dvoskin ’20 and Hallie Cohen ’20, through the Cardozo Fashion Law Society and FAME Center.

Nov 19, 2018

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, six female intellectual property practitioners gathered in the Third Floor Lounge to enlighten Cardozo students about the trials and lessons of succeeding as women in the intellectual property sector. The panel discussed working in a male-dominated sector and how to overcome the inequality, work-life balance, discriminatory culture practices, and what each speaker would have told herself if she had known what she knows now.

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