Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Since its founding in 1976 by Yeshiva University, one of the finest research universities in the United States, the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law has gained a national reputation for a top-caliber faculty and an innovative academic program that includes exciting practical opportunities. Located on lower Fifth Avenue in New York’s Greenwich Village, Cardozo offers approximately 1,100 J.D. and LL.M. candidates a comprehensive legal education in the midst of the world’s capital of law, business, finance, and culture.
Cardozo’s faculty of widely-published legal scholars, most of whom have also practiced the law, offer Cardozo students a curriculum that has a strong balance of theory and practice. In addition, nearly half of the faculty hold advanced degrees in other disciplines, making them particularly qualified to provide a fully-rounded and rigorous legal education.
There are certain qualities that set Cardozo apart and give it a unique character. Among them are flexibility and the desire to improve - for the benefit of students and society. Special programs that result from the combination of intellectual excellence and visionary edge have helped to shape the legal landscape, while striving for universal social justice.