Feb 14, 2018

Professor Aaron Wright testified before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology on various topics surrounding blockchain technology. He discussed the capabilities of blockchain, including its use for smart contracts, and the potential for the technology to impact a range of industries, improve commercial activity, transform capital markets and democratize capital.


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Jun 22, 2017

Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic

Students from Cardozo Law's Immigration Justice Clinic get real world, hands on experience. The students, and professor Lindsay Nash, recently worked with refugees in a U.S. immigration detention center in Dilley, TX.

Jun 5, 2017

Luis Mancheno, teaching fellow in Cardozo's Immigration Justice Clinic, has been named one of NBC’s NBC Out #Pride30 innovators and changemakers. Mancheno will also be honored by the New York City Comptroller’s Office as the LGBT activist of the year during their LGBTQ PRIDE celebration June 20. Visit NBC News for the full story.

May 12, 2017

The Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic had a big victory this week when one of their clients, “Mr. L.,” a Jamaican national, won his quest to avoid deportation. He was facing the possibility of torture or death if he returned to Jamaica.

Alexandra Jarymowycz ’18, and Steven Ashur ’17, worked on the case beginning in September 2016. They appealed the deportation order that Mr. L. had received when represented by his previous attorney and won the appeal of that decision from the Board of Immigration Appeals in December 2016. 

Apr 10, 2017

New York State will be the first in the nation to require lawyers for all immigrants facing deportation proceedings, and to ensure that no immigrant will be detained and permanently separated from his or her family solely because of the inability to afford a lawyer.

Apr 6, 2017

Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Cardozo’s newly appointed director of the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic and Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, led a delegation to Germany last month to attend the First International Yazidi Women’s Conference organized by the Yazidi Women’s Council, the Kurdish Women’s Peace Office (Cenî), and the Platform for Struggle for Women Held in Captivity. 

Apr 4, 2017

"Importantly, first-hand survivor accounts of genocide, sexual violence and enslavement bore witness to the crimes as well as to this community’s experience when ISIS invaded their homeland."

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