Aug 16, 2019

Integrity, generosity, grit and joy were the guiding themes of Dean Melanie Leslie’s welcome to the Class of 2022 for their first day of orientation.

Dean of Admissions David Martinidez kicked off the day in the newly renovated Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, highlighting the accomplishments and diversity of the 313 students in the incoming Fall and May-entering J.D. class.


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Nov 30, 2018

Cardozo Board of Overseers Chair Ira Dizengoff '92, partner at Akin Gump, was named to the list of Law360's 2018 Bankruptcy MVPs due to his instrumental work on several restructuring deals this year.

Aug 31, 2018

Cardozo’s Board of Overseers has a new leader heading into the 2018-19 school year. Ira Dizengoff ’92, is the new Board Chair, succeeding David Samson ’93, who served in the role from May 2014-May 2018. “Cardozo has had a period of tremendous growth and it is important we continue to build on that momentum,” said Dean Melanie Leslie. “Ira’s history with Cardozo and his renowned position in the legal world make him the ideal person to help the law school continue to rise as a leader in legal education.”

Nov 20, 2017

Cardozo alumnus David P. Samson '93, chair of Cardozo’s Board of Overseers, will be awarded an honorary degree at Yeshiva University’s 93rd Annual Hanukkah Dinner on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman will preside over his first Hanukkah Dinner as president of Yeshiva University. Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and New York Times columnist, will be the keynote speaker and will receive an honorary degree. YU Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Meir Goldwicht will receive the Presidential Medallion.

May 25, 2017

Dr. Ira Kukin, chief benefactor of Cardozo's Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution and a former Trustee and honorary member on the Cardozo Board of Overseers, died May 17 at age 93. The Kukin Program was established in 1990 through a generous gift from Dr. Ira Kukin and his wife, Doris.

Jun 5, 2014

Dean Matthew Diller announced today that David Samson ’93, President of the Miami Marlins, has been elected Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers.

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