Jan 19, 2018

Not many Hollywood films are made immediately in response to the outcome of a presidential election. But that is what Steven Spielberg and Amy Pascal have done. They made the film The Post in response to President Donald Trump’s intense, repetitive, and vicious attacks on the legitimacy of the American press.

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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."

Apr 3, 2017

March 14, 2017 Law360: The search is on for a new U.S. Attorney for the southern district of New York.

Mar 31, 2017

The Cardozo Civil Rights Clinic, along with co-counsel, filed a class action lawsuit March 29 on behalf of all death row prisoners at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Death row prisoners at Angola spend 23 hours every day in extreme isolation. They are kept in windowless cells that measure eight feet by ten feet, and are allowed out of their cells for only one hour each day. Three times a week, the prisoners may use part of their one hour to go alone into a small, unshaded outdoor cage, resembling a dog pen, that does not provide the basic space or equipment for exercise.

Mar 29, 2017

Three death row prisoners filed a complaint in a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of all death row prisoners at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. The lawsuit seeks to reform the prison’s policy that automatically places all prisoners sentenced to death — even those who cannot be executed under current Supreme Court standards — in prolonged isolation for the entirety of their incarceration and with no opportunity to challenge their placement.

Mar 16, 2017

The Huffington Post profiles the incredible story of Luis Mancheno, Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at Cardozo.

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