Apr 01, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and high court judges from the U.K., Germany and the European Court of Human Rights kicked off a two-day conference on comparative constitutional approaches to civil liberties at Cardozo on March 31.Dean Melanie Leslie welcomed the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) in opening remarks on a day dedicated to the memory of the late Norman Dorsen, an innovator in the field of comparative constitutions.


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Feb 25, 2018

Co-Directors of Cardozo's Israeli Supreme Court Project comment below on the news of former Cardozo Professor Alex Stein's appointment to the Israeli Supreme Court.

Oct 23, 2017

Student Profile: Keegan Stephan, Legal Activist

Cardozo Law student and prominent political organizer Keegan Stephan '19 on his realization that "it's the lawyers doing the most critical work" in social justice movements.

Aug 25, 2017
Congratulations to Professor Alexander Reinert, Director of Cardozo’s Center for Rights and Justice. Along with the civil rights law firm Cuti Hecker Wang, Professor Reinert negotiated a multi-million dollar class-action settlement on behalf of more than 450 people subjected to solitary confinement in New York City jails. After 15 months of negotiations the City agreed to pay nearly $5 million to settle the case.
Aug 21, 2017

Grant From Google Helps Launch the Cardozo/Google Project for Patent Diversity

Initiative to help women and U.S.-born minority entrepreneurs obtain patents

Aug 17, 2017

Cardozo Law’s Class of 2020 arrived en masse for the first day of orientation, which kicked off with a welcome breakfast and words of encouragement from Dean Melanie Leslie and Dean of Admissions David Martinidez.

“As of this moment you are Cardozo law students,” said Dean Martinidez. “And you are members of the legal profession.”

Feb 20, 2017

40 Years of Cardozo Law

Look back at 40 years of Cardozo Law through the eyes of the school's alumni and deans. Featuring Dean Melanie Leslie '91, Mark Yagerman '79, Stephen Breitstone '82, Ira Dizengoff '92, Emily Tisch Sussman '08, Monroe Price (Dean, 1982-1991), and Professor David Rudenstine (Dean, 2001-2009).

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