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Fordham Law Recognizes First-Generation Students and Alumni

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.

Fordham Law School Launches Real Estate Degree

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.

Understanding What Pre-Law Means at Fordham

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.

Law Grad to Plead Guilty in Admissions Scandal

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.

Fordham Alum Accused in Nationwide Admissions Scandal

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.

Fordham Law Letter Condemns Kavanaugh, Warns Senators

Fordham Law Letter Condemns Kavanaugh, Warns Senators

October 5, 2018

By CARMEN BORCA-CARRILLO News Editor On Sept. 30, Fordham Law students penned an open letter prot...

Panel Held to Discuss Economic Security for Women of Color

Panel Held to Discuss Economic Security for Women of Color

October 14, 2015

By CECILE NEIDIG Staff Writer  On Wednesday, Oct. 7, the Fordham Law School hosted a panel presented by th...

Fordham Becomes First Law School Accredited For Fashion

Fordham Becomes First Law School Accredited For Fashion

August 26, 2015

By MARIANYS MARTE Contributing Writer On June 22, Fordham Law School (LAW) became the first accred...

New Website Launch: More Changes to Come

New Website Launch: More Changes to Come

December 22, 2014

By HANSINI WEEDAGAMAStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 On Thursday, Dec. 4, Fordham launched the long-awaited new website. The updated site featur...

Law Professor Challenges Cuomo for Governor

Law Professor Challenges Cuomo for Governor

August 28, 2014

By TYLER MARTINSEditor-in-ChiefPublished: August 27, 2014 Fordham Law (FLS) Associate Professor of Law Zephyr Te...

Part-Time Janitor and Part-Time Aspiring Musician

October 17, 2013

By NANOR HARTOUNIAN Staff Writer Published: October 16, 2013 There are many people who work tireles...

Coulter Controversy Prompts Fordham Law Faculty Member to Write Open Letter to McShane

Coulter Controversy Prompts Fordham Law Faculty Member to Write Open Letter to McShane

November 15, 2012

Faculty members call for "clear statement of the basis for these funding and censorship decisions" from McShan...