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Fordham Law Holds Discussion on Race and Protesting Injustice

June 19, 2020

The Fordham Law School hosted a talk on Zoom entitled "Protest, Police Violence and The Pandemic." The event covered the protests and Black Lives Matter movement.

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Influential Law Professor on Privacy in the Digital Age Dies at 59

May 10, 2020

Law professor Joel Reidenberg passed away on April 21 after a hard-fought battle with leukemia.

The Honorable Maria Araujo Kahn '89 (center-left) and Denny Chin '78 (center-right) share their experiences before an audience of first-generation students and alumni in the Gorman Moot Courtroom.

Fordham Law Recognizes First-Generation Students and Alumni

February 19, 2020

Fordham School of Law hosted a panel of two first-generation judges and Fordham alumni to honor immigrant legal professionals. Students and alumni from Fordham School of Law (LAW), some of them first-generation immigrants themselves, gathered in the Gorman Moot Courtroom on the evening of Feb. 13 to hear the Honorable Denny Chin, LAW ’78, and Justice Maria Araujo Kahn, LAW ’89, talk about their experiences as immigrants in the United States.

The L.L.M. degree in real estate is the latest of nine other L.L.M. programs that Fordham Law School has to offer.

Fordham Law School Launches Real Estate Degree

February 19, 2020

Fordham School of Law will be the first law school in New York City and one of only six universities nationwide to offer a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in real estate. The 24-credit LL.M. course takes an academic year and is “intended for attorneys looking to deepen their understanding of real estate law or to open up new career opportunities in real estate,” according to Fordham’s website.

The Fordham pre-law program guides students on the complex and intimidating path towards law school.

Understanding What Pre-Law Means at Fordham

January 21, 2020

Fordham's unique Pre-Law track makes the daunting path of law more manageable for students. Those considering this track should take advantage of the abundant resources available on campus.

An infographic outlining CUSP's strategic initiatives for the foreseeable future.

CUSP Committee Envisions Fordham in the Coming Decades

October 2, 2019

CUSP co-chair Dennis Jacobs, the university provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, described how Fordham has both the opportunity and duty to successfully raise later generations in an ever-changing world.

Gordon Caplan (left) intends to plead guilty to criminal charges in the national college admissions case.

Law Grad to Plead Guilty in Admissions Scandal

April 10, 2019

Gordon Caplan intends to plead guilty to charges of mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

Gordon Caplan (left), and Dean Matthew Diller (right), wait at JFK international airport with Fahimeh (Farimah) Kashkooli (Center) and Fordham Law students for the arrival of Alma Kashkooli.

Fordham Alum Accused in Nationwide Admissions Scandal

March 27, 2019

Gordon Caplan, a well-respected alumnus from Fordham University School of Law ’91, is one parent who allegedly engaged in the nationwide conspiracy.

Matthew Diller, dean of Fordham Law School, hosted Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan to discuss her experience in the legal system.

Fordham Hosts SCOTUS Justice Elena Kagan

February 6, 2019

The usual stillness of the Fordham Law School building was replaced by large crowds and Secret Service agents on Monday, Feb. 4, as Fordham hosted Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Walking from McKeon Hall to the Lowenstein building, students can often feel a mysterious gust of wind pushing them down the

Facilities Director Explains Eerie ‘Wind Tunnels’

February 6, 2019

John McDonagh, director of facilities operations at Lincoln Center, is aware of the phenomenon on the Law School ramp and has offered an explanation.

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Fordham Law Student Slashed on Subway

March 26, 2018

A Fordham University law student was slashed in the face during a subway robbery on Sunday, March 25....

John Brennan, Former Director of the CIA, will   join Fordham Law School as the Distinguished Fellow for Global Security for the Center on National Security. 
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John Brennan Named Distinguished Fellow for Global Security

September 5, 2017

Former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan, Fordham College at Rose Hill (F...