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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Jul 16, 2019
 
Adjunct Professor and attorney Douglas Hand spoke with Cardozo professor and FAME Center director, Barbara Kolsun, about their upcoming fashion law casebook published by Carolina Press, Cardozo's FAME program and much more. Watch the latest episode of The Laws of Style.
Jul 16, 2019
Curtis Flowers, tried six times for the same crime by the same local prosecutor, won his SCOTUS case on race discrimination in jury selection. Professor Ekow Yankah commented to Bloomberg Law, "It’s clearly a step forward...but when the court "goes out of its way to say this is an extraordinary case, that’s a discouraging signal.”
 
Jun 25, 2019

Justice John Paul Stevens sat down with Professor Kate Shaw for a telephone interview, marking the recent publication of his memoir, “The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years.”

Read the complete interview here.

Jun 19, 2019

Professor Deborah Pearlstein's article in the Spring 2019 edition of the Harvard National Security Journal, "Getting Past the Imperial Presidency," explores ideas about what Pearlstein calls "redesigning our approach to the empirical study of executive branch decision-making. And it suggests we may need to rethink what mechanisms may most effectively constrain the 'imperial presidency' in the years ahead."

Jun 19, 2019
The U.S. Justice Department is now evaluating the Sprint/T-Mobile merger and Professor Sam Weinstein told The Wall Street Journal, “The case to win for the department is pretty stark from an antitrust point of view...it is a classic case where you want to sue to block."
In a second article, Professor Weinstein said, "In the event the Justice Department does sue, the states would likely join in, with the Justice Department leading the case."
 
Jun 13, 2019

Professor Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, director of Cardozo's Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, spoke with U.S. News & World Report about the importance of a good clinical experience in law school for aspiring human rights lawyers. "The first thing a human rights legal employer will look for on the resume of a law student or a recent grad is whether the person participated in a human rights law clinic," she said. "A recent law grad is unlikely to be a viable candidate for human rights law positions if he or she did not take a clinical course in human rights.

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