My New York: Ben Cooper '14

In the My New York video series, students and alumni speak about their professional and personal connections to New York City. In this video, Ben Cooper '14 talks about the exceptional faculty at Cardozo Law, the friends he made during his time in law school, and how living in NYC helped him get into corporate law.

Video: Cardozo Law's Clinical Program Brings Law to Life

Cardozo School of Law's experiential learning programs take students out of the classroom, allowing them to hone their skills in real-world settings such as the courtroom.

Cardozo Clinic Gains Immigration Law Victory

Jenny Alcaide '16 speaks during a press conference on November 14 on the bill she and her colleagues largely wrote, changing NYC law related to immigration detainers. 

Cardozo Clinic Gains Immigration Law Victory 

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) out of Rikers initiative produces groundbreaking city legislation.

Shawna Benston '14 and Michelle Chu '15 Win Law Journal Writing Competition

Shawna Benston '14 and Michelle Chu '15 are the winners of a writing competition held by the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, which is a publication of the NYSBA's Elder and Special Needs Section.

Zachary Beal '16 Places 2nd in Jeffery Abrams Mediation Competition

Congratulations to Zachary Beal '16, who competed in the Jeffery Abrams Mediation Competition at the University of Houston Law School in Texas from October 24 to 25, 2014, advancing to the finals to receive second place in the competition. 

In this competition, 12 students served as mediators, being judged on their effectiveness as a mediator for the simultaneous representation in mediation competition for around 30 of the University of Houston's students.  

Cardozo Law Students Advance to National Rounds, Win Best Draft in Annual Intellectual Property LawMeet Competition

October 2014 - Congratulations to the Cardozo School of Law team of Ren-How Harn '15, Brittany Harrison '15, and Chris Ilardi '15, who have been selected to compete in the National Rounds of the 4th Annual Intellectual Property LawMeet, and who won the best draft award of the competition, which was held at the University of Pennylvania School of Law.

Cardozo Law Tech Talks Kick Off with Panel on Differences Between Surveillance Law in the U.S. and Europe

Professor Felix Wu speaks during "U.S. vs. E.U. Surveillance Law and Government Access to Consumer Data."

Cardozo Law Tech Talks Kick Off with Panel on Differences Between Surveillance Law in the U.S. and Europe

By Janice Weber

Lisa Suckle Memorial Moot Court Competition

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Moot Court Honor Society (MCHS) conducted its annual training and development meeting with incoming 2L members from August 19 to 21, 2014 concluding with the annual Liza Suckle Memorial Moot Court Competition. 

Immigration Justice Clinic Instrumental to Making This Happen: NYC Council Bill Challenges Detainment Orders

Wall Street Journal - Jenny Alcaide, of Cardozo School of Law's Immigration Justice Clinic, said the bill "puts New York City at the vanguard of a national movement to use municipal power to promote immigrant rights and racial justice."

Conviction: How Kian Khatibi '14 Turned a Nearly Decade-Long Wrongful Prison Sentence Into the Drive to Earn a Law Degree

In the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life, we profile Kian Khatibi '14, who was convicted and sent to prison for almost 10 years for two stabbings he did not commit. Khatibi graduated from Cardozo School of Law this May. View a sneak preview of the article.