CRJ Offers Preview Screening of PBS Film on Rikers; Talkback with Filmmaker and Prison Official

Marc Levin, an independent Emmy-award winning filmmaker, and Bill Moyers, renowned journalist and commentator, came together last year with the idea to make a documentary about Rikers Island prison. The Center for Rights and Justice presented a discussion and preview screening of the Bill Moyers Film Rikers, which premieres on PBS in May. Rikers Island is home to several notorious New York City jails known for their culture of violence and inhumane living conditions.

Cardozo Law's ADR and International Law Programs Receive 'A+' in preLaw Magazine Rankings

Cardozo Law received an "A+" for its both alternative dispute resolution program and its international law program in the Winter 2017 issue of preLaw magazine.

Abuses by Border Patrol Related to Trump Administration Executive Order on Immigration: Complaint Submitted to DHS Inspector

A complaint documenting the systematic deprivation of rights at airports around the country over the past ten days in connection with Donald Trump’s January 27, 2017 executive order was submitted last night by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Cardozo School of Law Prepares Students For Shifting Legal Landscape in Trump Administration's First Days

In response to unprecedented legal uncertainty in the first weeks of the Trump administration, Cardozo School of Law is offering new classes to prepare future lawyers for a shifting legal and political landscape.

NY Times: Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic Report Says Customs Inspectors Violated Rights of Travelers with Visas

Visiting Assistant Professor Lindsay Nash filed a report with the inspector general for Homeland Security detailing what two legal advocacy groups call “systemic abuses and violations of the rights of individuals lawfully entering the United States” after an executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Cardozo Law School/Yeshiva University Prevents Deportation of Syrian Woman and Four Other Detainees

Professors Markowitz, Nash and several members of the clinic team, spoke about their experiences Thursday, Feb. 2, in a panel discussion which highlighted their personal stories about the weekend’s events as well as a more in-depth legal look at President Trump’s recent executive order, its meaning and impacts.

Video: Cardozo's Immigration Justice Clinic Stops Deportation of Detainees Following President's Executive Order on Immigration

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. 

Professor Peter Markowitz Appears on NY1's Road to City Hall on President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration

"What's clear is there is no federal law that requires New York City or any other city to participate in federal immigration enforcement activities, nor could there be." - Professor Peter Markowitz on NY1