January 8, 2016 - This January, 72 Cardozo students are taking part in the annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Program.
A lawsuit filed by Professor Alex Reinert, along with the New York Civil Liberties Union and the law firm Morrison & Foerster, has led to far-reaching changes in the way state prisons use solitary confinement. The settlement with New York State will reduce the number of inmates held in solitary confinement, eliminate solitary as punishment for all minor violations, limit the duration of most solitary sentences, and increase rehabilitative features in solitary and end most of its dehumanizing aspects.
Cardozo School of Law's LL.M. program draws students from more than 25 different countries. It provides the freedom to design your own schedule, and offers specializations in Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution and Advocacy, and Comparative Legal Thought. The General Studies LL.M.
"Intellectual property law is the biggest industry in New York City," says Cardozo Law's Jeanne L. Schroeder. "We are using our world-class intellectual property program to introduce FAME: Fashion, Arts, Media, and Entertainment law."
For 30 years, Cardozo Law and the Kukin Center for Conflict Resolution have been leaders in mediation.
Cardozo Law alumna Deborah Frisch '15 discusses her work with the Alexander Fellows clinic.
Cardozo Law alumnus Pablo Madriz '15 talks about his work with the Bronx Defenders field clinic.
Cardozo Law alum Kori M. Clanton '15 talks about working in the school's Mediation Clinic.
Cardozo alumnus Danny Sternberg '15 talks about working with the Civil Rights Clinic.
"We should expect the issue of the constitutionality of the death penalty to evolve," says Professor Alexander Reinert as he examines and explains the United States Supreme Court's recent ruling on the death penalty and the use of lethal injection in Glossip v. Gross.