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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Jun 11, 2019

Inclusion is at the heart of Cardozo Law School’s community. The recently imposed government ban on transgender individuals serving in the military poses a problem for all institutions of higher learning committed to non-discriminatory practices. This new policy is antithetical to Cardozo’s core beliefs about inclusion and diversity in hiring.

Jun 6, 2019

Cardozo’s yearlong “Women’s Votes, Women’s Voices: The 19th Amendment at 100” event series kicked off on June 4, 2019 – exactly 100 years since the United States Congress granted women the right to vote by passing the 19th amendment on June 4, 1919.

Dean Melanie Leslie started the night by paying homage to the martyrs of the suffrage movement. She said the goal of the series is to reflect on how far women’s rights have come.

May 3, 2019

The Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Law and the Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law hosted a panel titled “Unpacking the Mueller Report” with Cardozo professors offering their analysis on the investigation and aftermath.

Professor Jessica Roth offered her perspective on the criminal angle of the report, focusing on the possible presidential conspiracy with the Russian government and obstruction of justice. Although Mueller didn’t find sufficient evidence, Roth acknowledged what she called the “remarkable coincidences” noted in the report.

May 1, 2019

The online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) in Data and Privacy Law is Cardozo’s first program with Noodle Partners. Click here to read the Law.com article about the program. 

Apr 30, 2019

Professor Kate Shaw is one of three editors, along with Melissa Murray and Reva B. Siegel, for a new book called Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories, part of the Law Stories Series. The book is comprised of 12 chapters discussing topics, such as contraception and abortion, through case law, illustrated through the background of social movements and government actions in history. The volume highlights the change in law in different periods of time.

Apr 29, 2019

Cardozo Law expands offerings in criminal law, business law and clinical education

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