Mar 19, 2018

Cardozo's ranking has improved by 19 places over the past three years.

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Oct 26, 2017

At a preliminary injunction on October 11 and 12, Cardozo School of Law student Samantha E. Smith '18 of the Bet Tzedek Civil Litigation Clinic represented a proposed class of New York State Medicaid beneficiaries who need speech-generating devices from Medicaid to enable them to communicate.

Oct 23, 2017

Cardozo’s Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution sent a team to the Carey Center/FINRA Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon and won first place at the competition, which took place at St. John’s University in Queens during the weekend of October 13.

Professor David Weisenfeld and 3L students Michael DiTrapani, Natalie Freeman, David Cherman and Josh Saccurato all served as coaches for the team, and the students who competed were 2L students Nicholas Anselmi, Derrick Ng and Alexander Sable.

Oct 18, 2017

The New York Daily News interviewed 10 legal experts - including Cardozo Law's Professor Jonathan Oberman - about Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.'s decision to not charge Harvey Weinstein after Ambra Battilana Guttierez accused him of sexually assaulting her.

Sep 8, 2017

Cardozo’s Criminal Appeals Clinic won a new trial for a client who was serving a 7 ½ year sentence for possession of a weapon he used to defend himself. The appeal in the case of People v. Luis Bonilla was briefed and argued by Patricia Zapata ‘17 and supervised by Clinic Director Stanley Neustadter. 

Sep 7, 2017

Benjamin B. Ferencz, chief prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, global genocide prevention activist and patron of the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, paid a visit to Cardozo to speak with current clinic students about his experiences at Nuremberg and ever since. Professor Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, clinic director, called the visit “inspiring for the students who are just getting out there.”

Getgen Kestenbaum said Ferencz, who is now 98 years old, continues to attend to crises around the globe and “doesn’t lose hope.”

Jul 24, 2017

The Marshall Project reported on changes to solitary confinement practices and improvement of conditions at prisons around the country. Professor Betsy Ginsberg said the class action lawsuit she and several students filed back in March will continue despite the recent improvements to ensure conditions are “constitutionally adequate, properly implemented, and permanent.”

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