Hon. Robert A. Katzmann to Address Graduates at Cardozo's 38th Commencement Ceremony

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Hon. Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will address Cardozo School of Law graduates at the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony on May 31, 2016 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center.

Dean Leslie Announces Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin as Director of the Indie Film Clinic

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin will become the Director of the Indie Film Clinic and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at Cardozo School of Law. Ms. Greenberg-Kobrin will also serve as Senior Fellow and Director of the Leadership Program at the Heyman Center for Corporate Governance.

Cardozo School of Law Welcomes Yolonda Harrison as Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced the creation of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Cardozo School of Law, and has hired Yolonda P. Harrison as its director after a national search

A Conversation with John D. Idol, CEO of Michael Kors and Lee S. Sporn, General Counsel of Michael Kors

The relationship between a chief executive officer and the general counsel of any company is necessarily complex. The CEO’s mission to innovate, drive business, and expand into new products and territories is tempered by constantly evolving legal rights and obligations. That mission is particularly challenging for a business that is both public and global in nature.

Cardozo School of Law and The International Center for Transitional Justice Partner on a Project on the Missing and Disappeared

Under the agreement, student participants of the clinic will review the evolution of these concepts and their legal implications, and share their results with ICTJ, an international organization that works in countries seeking to address legacies of mass human rights violations.

Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution Presents International Advocate for Peace Award to Peter, Paul and Mary

In selecting Peter, Paul and Mary for the 2015 IAP award, CJCR recognizes the folk-singing trio’s contributions and continued efforts to unify society through song and music. Peter, Paul and Mary’s music resonates with history – a history that they not only helped write, but that has changed and inspired millions to maintain the principles of peace and tolerance in the face of war and great adversity.

Cardozo Law's Resident Associate Mentor Program (RAMP) Creates Job Opportunities for Recent Graduates

RAMP jobs offered to recent graduates have increased almost four-fold since 2013, when the program was created. In 2015, 130 employers partnered with Cardozo Law to offer jobs through RAMP, and to date, 33 students from the class of 2015 secured jobs through the program.

Cardozo Law School Launches The Center for Rights and Justice

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced the creation of the Center For Rights and Justice, a home for more than 25 programs at Cardozo School of Law/ Yeshiva University, which will work to advance justice through scholarly research, public policy reform, and advocacy. Professor Alexander Reinert has been appointed as program’s faculty director.

Cardozo Law Expands The FAME Center for Fashion, Art, Media & Entertainment Law

New Classes, Industry Leaders Join Board, Expanded Connections to New York Businesses

 

New York, NY - October 15, 2015: Cardozo School of Law has announced the expansion of its FAME Center for the study of fashion, art, media and entertainment law, adding new courses, public speaking events and a powerful board of advisors to shape a unique curriculum for lawyers entering into these industries.

Cardozo Law Expands Data Law Program

Cardozo School of Law, the law school that created the Innocence Project, is continuing its tradition of legal innovation by expanding the Cardozo Data Law Initiative (CDLI), a groundbreaking program that prepares law students for the 21st Century practice of law in the digital world while expanding Cardozo’s contribution to legal thought leadership.