Cardozo School of Law Clinics Secure Release of Six Detained In Immigration Ban



Jan 30, 2017

In the days after the Trump adminstrtion issued its excecutive order on immigration, Cardozo School of Law professors and students in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic won the release of five of the immigrants who had been detained and faced deportation at JFK International Airport. Professor Peter Markowitz, director of the Immigration Justice Clinic, speaks about Cardozo faculty and students' role. 


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Feb 20, 2017

Cardozo Law’s graduates continue to make strides in the post-graduate world, including two students who have been named to the Immigrant Justice Corps’ 2017 fellowship class. Danelly Bello and Claudine-Annick Murphy, both members of the class of 2017, were chosen for IJC Fellowships and will serve two years in the Corps, focusing on helping immigrants fighting deportation and seeking lawful status. Bello will work with the Brooklyn Defender Service and Murphy will work for the IJC.

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).

Feb 17, 2017

One complaint, filed to the inspector general of the D.H.S. by the Center for Constitutional Rights and Cardozo Law School, detailed twenty-six accounts from lawyers and families members who were prevented from seeing clients and relatives being held by C.B.P. agents at airports.

Feb 16, 2017
Feb 16, 2017

Myriam Gilles, vice dean of Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, said in comments submitted to Congress that “the bill would radically restrict access to justice for injured consumers, employees and small businesses by, among other things, imposing requirements upon class plaintiffs that are both unrealistic and unnecessary.”

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