Feb 05, 2018

Top Honors at Price Media Law Competition and NYU Immigration Law Competition.


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Sep 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 - As law schools across the nation continue to manage rapid change, Dean Melanie Leslie and 11 other law school deans, with the help of their students, came together to highlight how the next generation of lawyers will make a difference in their communities and in the profession.

Maricela Gonzalez '18 represented Cardozo and was asked to answer a simple question: “Why Law?” Her answer, as well as others, serves as an important reminder for practicing attorneys, current law students, and those considering law school about the value of a law degree.

Sep 8, 2017

Cardozo’s Criminal Appeals Clinic won a new trial for a client who was serving a 7 ½ year sentence for possession of a weapon he used to defend himself. The appeal in the case of People v. Luis Bonilla was briefed and argued by Patricia Zapata ‘17 and supervised by Clinic Director Stanley Neustadter. 

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.”

Jun 27, 2017

The winner of this year’s Brandeis Award is Geoffrey R. Andreu.

Jun 22, 2017

Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic

Students from Cardozo Law's Immigration Justice Clinic get real world, hands on experience. The students, and professor Lindsay Nash, recently worked with refugees in a U.S. immigration detention center in Dilley, TX.

May 25, 2017

Caps and gowns took center stage at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center on May 24, 2017, as Cardozo’s Class of 2017 celebrated the end of their law school journey at the school’s 39th commencement.

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Dean Melanie Leslie told the graduates, “we are extraordinarily proud of your accomplishments...our country is more polarized than ever and it is a critically important time to be a lawyer.”

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