Cardozo School of Law Receives $1 Million Gift From Arlene and Benedict Morelli for Scholarship and Trial Team Program

The Morellis’ gift designates $750,000 for the Arlene and Benedict Morelli Family Scholarship Fund, which will provide financial support for deserving students for years to come. The gift also provides $200,000 to establish the Benedict Morelli Trial Team, which will expand Cardozo’s presence in national and international trial competitions and increase the number of students who can compete. $50,000 will be used to establish the Morelli Master Lecture Series, which will bring top trial lawyers to Cardozo to lecture, coach and mentor students.

Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy '92 Sworn-In as President-Elect of National Association of Women Judges

Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy (fifth from left) at the swearing-in ceremony for the National Association of Women Judges

Cardozo Law Receives $1 Million for Human Rights Clinic from Benjamin Ferencz, Legendary Nazi War Crimes Prosecutor

The donation will go toward Cardozo’s Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, which will be renamed the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic.

Cardozo Celebrates 40 Years with Public Events and Reflections on Major Milestones

A lot has happened from Cardozo Law's founding in 1976 to the first day of classes in 2016. The school kicks-off a year-long celebration to highlight the enormous achievements made by our faculty, alumni and students over 40 years.

Eva Saltzman '02 Appointed Immigration Judge for United States Department of Justice

Eva S. Saltzman '02 has been appointed by Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch as an immigration judge for the United States Department of Justice. Acting Chief Immigration Judge Michael C. McGoings presided over the investiture during a ceremony held July 29, 2016, in the ceremonial courtroom of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse in Washington, D.C.

Randi Weingarten '83 Speaks on First Night of Democratic Convention

Speaking in a segment that featured six labor national leaders, Weingarten made the case for why Hillary Clinton is a great candidate not just on education, but on a range of issues important to working families.

Class of 2016 Celebrates Commencement

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law class of 2016 celebrated a joyous commencement on May 31, 2016 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center.

Job Numbers Jump 10 Percentage Points for Cardozo Graduates; Listed in Top 50 Schools

The National Law Journal lists Cardozo among the top 50 schools with the highest percentage of 2015 graduates in what the publication describes as the "gold standard for lawyer jobs." The New York Law Journal says, "Cardozo Law Dean Melanie Leslie attributed the improving fortunes of its graduates to a 'top-to-bottom' review of its placement strategies as well as reviewing where growth is occurring in the New York legal market. 'The key has been understanding the job market and providing the right information and connections to our graduates,' Leslie said."

Kenneth Carter '98 Awarded 2016 Bay Area Corporate Counsel of the Year

Kenneth Carter '98, counsel at CloudFlare, was honored as a top corporate counsel in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Debora Silberman '10 Writes Article for NY Times Opinion Page: Five Black Teenagers, Innocent, Face a Lifetime of Guilt

New York Times - However, the dismissal of charges does not undo the damage to the reputations of the so-called Brownsville Five, teenagers ages 14 to 18, including one who is my client. Because they were tried in adult court, their names were made public and were reported widely in the news media, smearing them for the rest of their lives.