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Welcome to Fordham A message from the dean thank you for your interest in Fordham Law, a law school unlike any other in the country. Some law schools focus solely on the letter of the law and steep th

The Fordham Difference A Complete Legal Education The mission of Fordham Law School is to provide you with a complete legal education, a unique model comprising seven core principles. You will benefi

A Complete Legal Education is... Commitment to Academic Excellence Welcome to the 21stcentury legal curriculum. Fordhams expansive list of course offerings will prepare you for a rewarding career in

Seven of Fordham Laws recently tenured or tenuretrack faculty Howard m. erichson, zephyr Teachout, andrew J. Kent, Tanya Hernandez, martin gelter, Kimani paulemile, and Jeanne C. Fromer Our star full

professor James L. Kainen two intraschool competitions the Summer Summation Competition and the Fall Mock Trial Competition. law.fordham.edumooreadvocates Fordhams Alternative Dispute Resolution pro

The Fordham Environmental Law Review focuses on a broad range of domestic and international environmental issues ranging from the regulation of air, water, and soil pollution to social policy issues s

a repreSeNTaTive SampLe OF eLeCTiveS Civil Practice and Litigation Civil Litigation Drafting Civil Rights Litigation Drafting Civil Rights 911 Noncitizens Commercial Arbitration Conflicts of Law

Criminal Law and Litigation Advanced Criminal Law AntiMoney Laundering Law Complex Criminal Litigation Criminal Law, Desertion Punishment CounterTerrorism Post 911 Criminal Procedure Investigat

A Complete Legal Education is... Dedication to Craft of Lawyering At Fordham Law, the classroom is only the beginning. While mastering the letter of the law is critical to its practice, students need

Former Fordham Law dean John d. Feerick, for whom the Feerick Center Social Justice clinic is named In the Federal Litigation clinic, the stakes are high and the legal matters complex. Working in sma

professor Jennifer gordon center When small investors lose their hardearned money to unscrupulous and unethical brokers, the Securities Litigation and Arbitration clinic responds. Students interview

exTerNSHipS With Fordham Laws externship placements, New York City becomes the classroom. You can find externships all over the city, from neighboring Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to the hal

A Complete Legal Education is... Focus on Ethics Ethics is not just learned at Fordham Law it is lived. Since the Law Schools founding in 1905, the study and practice of legal ethics has been a centr

projects, the Center provides students with an important form of experiential learning. law.fordham.eduinterdisciplinary COmpeTiTiON LaW iNSTiTuTe The Fordham Competition Law Institute FCLI sponsors

Fashion Law institute director Susan Scafidi with Council of Fashion designers of america president diane von Furstenberg and executive director Steven Kolb community college students to spot mislead

professor Joel r. reidenberg, Founding director of CLip, the Center on Law and information policy discussions, expert panels, and academic symposia on topics of current interest in business and finan

A Complete Legal Education is... International Opportunities A global society demands a global outlook. Our international neighbors require lawyers who can develop a solid legal framework that impar

benefactor James Leitner 82 seated, right joined faculty and students to honor the Community Self reliance Centre of Nepal, the 2009 winner of the Leitner Centers annual human rights prize As one of

The Leitner Centers 2009 Crowley Scholars traveled to Nepal to investigate and document the impact that inadequate access to land has on the rights of landless and landpoor people eradication. SDLI e

The Leitner Center organized a moot court competition in rwanda with participating students from 10 different universities from the african nations of uganda, rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, burundi, and the

A Complete Legal Education is... Dynamic Location Study with us in the greatest classroom in the world New York City. Fordham Laws prime location in Manhattan is your wealth of opportunity. 20


A Complete Legal Education is... Loyalty to Community The Fordham Law community is a dynamic group of leaders. Through its unsurpassed strength and loyalty, the Fordham Law family proves the excellen

Judge denny Chin 78 of the united States Court of appeals for the Second Circuit at a minority mentorship program event meet with their firstyear students to discuss course information, organize soci

A Complete Legal Education is... Devotion to Service In the service of others is more than our motto. Service is the guiding principle in preparing Fordham Law students for lives of responsible and

Students in the disaster relief Network traveled to Haiti during Spring break 2010 to run a weeklong camp for orphans and other children living in a tent camp near port au prince following that nation

The 2010 Stein Scholars facing page The Housing Advocacy Project works with Housing Conservation Coordinators, a local tenants rights organization, to protect the affordable housing of lowincome tena

Workers Rights Coalition is dedicated to addressing employment and labor issues and promoting workers rights. Through partnerships with public interest law firms, labor organizers, and academics, WRC

Career planning A comprehensive and focused approach Fordham Laws Career Planning Center CPC has developed a comprehensive and focused approach to assisting students and alumni with their career deve

CLerKSHip prOgram The CPC works in conjunction with the Faculty Clerkship Committee to assist students interested in securing postgraduate judicial clerkships in federal and state courts. The CPC host

Fordham Law Faculty Outstanding legal educators and extraordinary scholars At the heart of any prestigious law school is its faculty. Fordham Law professors are outstanding legal educators and extrao

Sheila r. Foster roger J. goebel Youngjae Lee martha rayner Sean J. griffith Carl minzner George W. Conk Adjunct Professor of Law Senior Fellow, Stein Center for Law and Ethics a.b., College of

ian Weinstein Nicholas J. Johnson deborah W. denno aaron Saiger Clare Huntington gemma Solimene Jennifer Gordon Professor CoDirector, Stein Center for Law and Ethics b.a. Harvardradcliffe J.d.,

daniel J. Capra Kennisha austin michael W. martin Sonia Katyal Constantine N. Katsoris Helen H. bender Gowri Krishna Clinical Teaching Fellow a.b., Washington university in St. Louis J.d., Fordh

robin a. Lenhardt Thomas H. Lee russell g. pearce beth g. Schwartz John pfaff bruce a. green Jacqueline M. NolanHaley Professor Director, Conflict Resolution ADR Program a.b., emmanuel J.d., Su

Nestor m. davidson Olivier Sylvain Cheryl g. bader ron Lazebnik gail d. Hollister benjamin C. zipurksy Beth G. Schwartz Clinical Associate Professor Director of Professional Skills b.a., SuNY bu

Frequently asked Questions Q How do I apply A We strongly encourage you to use the Law School Admission Council service and apply electronically at You can request a paper application by

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