Bringing Law To Life: New Guidelines for Solitary Confinement



Dec 16, 2015

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.


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Jul 8, 2015

The Huffington Post - There's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for legal aid, according to the Justice Index, a project of the National Center for Access to Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Jun 30, 2015

The American Lawyer - Put another way, there's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for legal aid, according to the Justice Index, a project of the National Center for Access to Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

May 14, 2015

CARDOZO LAW NAMES MELANIE LESLIE NEW DEAN
First Woman Dean of Cardozo Law, First Cardozo Graduate Appointed

 

Mar 13, 2015

Cardozo Law is pleased to announce the launch of the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights (CLIHHR, pronounced “clear”). CLIHHR is a leading global center dedicated to strengthening laws, norms and institutions to prevent mass atrocities and promote human security.

Feb 26, 2015

February 26, 2015 – New York, NY – Judge Weinstein was chosen for this honor for founding and supporting the Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship Program. The program, which began in 2008, has shepherded 61 fellows from 50 countries to study mediation and dispute resolution processes in the United States under the guidance of experienced JAMS panelists.

Feb 26, 2015

Women's Wear Daily - The FAME Center will sponsor a lineup of spring events called Fashion Law Talks, designed to provide leadership in fashion law and other creative industries.

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