Mar 12, 2019

Cardozo School of Law rose four places to number 52 in the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings this year, continuing a multi-year upward trajectory. Cardozo has jumped 23 places in the rankings over the past four years. In addition, Cardozo’s alternative dispute resolution program was ranked eighth in the country and first in New York City, and the intellectual property program was ranked 13th nationally and second in New York City. 


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Mar 15, 2019

Students in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic, together with co-counsel at the American Immigration Council (Council), filed a suit in New York federal court last week that could prevent deportation for immigrants with pending cases.

“Our case is challenging the government’s attempts to withhold information about these systemic deficiencies” said Geroline Castillo, a 3L in the immigration clinic who filed the suit. “These problems deny litigants due process.”

Mar 15, 2019

New York City attorneys offered strategies for female law students preparing to navigate the tech law industry at Women in Tech Law (WiTL)’s event “Fireside Chat with Women in the Tech World” on March 13. The panelists discussed the unique challenges women face when entering the tech industry.

“Tech is a place where one point of view dominates,” said Shelina Kurwa, Technology Media Associate at Proskauer Rose LLP. She said women often practice taking on others’ perspectives, which can be an asset in the evolving world of technology.

Feb 15, 2019

Dean Melanie Leslie offered Cardozo’s clinic students the opportunity to recount their experiences with hands-on clinical work, through a series of luncheon presentations for faculty and staff.

Cardozo offers eleven clinics that allow students to gain real-world experience in different practice areas of law.

The February 6 luncheon included presentations from three groups of clinic students, representing the Divorce Mediation Clinic, Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic and the Securities Arbitration Clinic.

Nov 9, 2018

21 mentors and mentees, all participants in Cardozo’s alumni/student mentoring program, came together for a networking event and panel on October 3, at the offices of Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP.

Spearheaded by the Offices of Alumni Affairs and Career Services and co-chaired by Noel Williams ’87 and Eric Hochstadt ’03, the program allows current law school students to connect with Cardozo alums in the professional legal world.

Oct 16, 2018

Cardozo students made their mark October 13 and 14 at the 10th Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, with the ADR Competition Honor Society team composed of Emily Sappol, Lwam Stefanos, and Joshua Roseman winning First Place in the Arbitration round, taking a top prize for the second consecutive year. That team also captured Third Place in Negotiation Excellence.

Sep 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 - Cardozo Law students gathered yesterday in the third floor lounge to view the Ford-Kavanaugh hearings. Students filed in and out as the hearing proceeded throughout the day. The Associated Press and CNN talked with them to hear their reactions.

CNN:

We watched at school -- especially law school

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