Aug 17, 2018

August 16, 2018 - Excitement, nervous energy and a sense of opportunity were in the air as the members of Cardozo’s Class of 2021 arrived for their first day of orientation. Students mingled over a breakfast spread before gathering in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, where Dean of Admissions David Martinidez and Dean Melanie Leslie officially welcomed Cardozo’s newest class to the school.


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Sep 7, 2018

The hearing was on a resolution to support congressional legislation that would dismantle ICE and legislation that would prevent the city from contracting with entities that engage in immigration enforcement.

Jul 27, 2018

New York City’s Rent Freeze Program (RFP) freezes the rents paid by lower-income elderly and disabled rent-regulated tenants—in many cases for decades—and provides landlords with tax credits to cover the portion of the legal regulated rent not being paid by the tenant.

Tenants must renew their RFP benefits every two years, but some eligible tenants may be unable to complete the renewal process because of their disabilities. When this happened, Cardozo Law's Bet Tzedek Clinic stepped in to help.

Jul 26, 2018
Professor Betsy Ginsberg, director of Cardozo's Civil Rights Clinic, was quoted in Newsweek regarding the court-ordered deadline to reunify separated families—a result of the public outrage over Trump administration immigration policies that subsequently resulted in thousands of children being forcibly removed from their parents and sent to detention centers across the country.
Jun 29, 2018

The first Cardozo clinic won his appeal. The second Cardozo clinic convinced the jury in a two-week-long retrial that he was not guilty. Now that their client is finally out of prison, a third Cardozo clinic is fighting to adjust his immigration status in order to keep him in the country with his wife and family.

Jun 13, 2018

The visit’s purpose was to understand the human rights concerns related to operations of private militias, as well as private military and private security contractors.

Apr 26, 2018

As the Tribeca Film Festival takes New York City by storm, Cardozo’s own Indie Film Clinic had a role in the action as they presented, in partnership with Tribeca Film Institute, a pop-up clinic which offered free legal advice to filmmakers around the city.

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