Oct 13, 2016

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.


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Nov 28, 2016

The Trump victory represents the latest extension of global political trends that are putting human rights efforts on their back foot the world over.

Nov 21, 2016

November 16, 2016 - Professor Gabor Rona told the AP in an article published in the Washington Post that Saudi Arabia has committed war crimes in its nearly 2-year-old air campaign against Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis. "The Saudis have been committing war crimes in Yemen," he told the AP. He also warned that American personnel helping the coalition "may also be guilty of war crimes." According to the article, rights groups and U.N.

Nov 17, 2016

Cardozo Law Professor Ekow Yankah discusses the racial insensitivities at play in the Trump presidential campaign.

Nov 17, 2016

In a fact sheet distributed by the lawmakers, they cite a July New York Times opinion piece written by Peter Markowitz, professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the director of an immigration law clinic. Markowitz writes in the article that the Constitution extends the president's pardon power to "all offenses against the United States," which "can be interpreted more broadly than just criminal offenses."

Nov 16, 2016

"Roe held that while the Constitution protects a woman's right to decide for herself whether to continue with a pregnancy, states also have a strong interest in regulating abortion, both to protect women's health and to promote potential life."

Nov 11, 2016

In a message from Dean Melanie Leslie Cardozo students were invited to an open forum discussion on the presidential election, which will cover questions and issues that have been raised and will feature five faculty members in conversation with students. Below is the letter to students inviting them to the Wednesday Nov. 11th event. 

Dear Students:

The Cardozo Office of Communications & Public Affairs

lawpr@yu.edu

212.790.0237