Dean Diller Receives AALS Rhode Award for Achievement in Public Service

Recognizing Dean Matthew Diller’s leadership in legal education and public service, the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities awarded him with the 2014 Deborah L. Rhode Award. Dean Diller has a decades-long record of distinguished work in public service, which includes legal representation, scholarly research, public advocacy, and innovative leadership in legal education.

Cardozo Law Announces the Creation of the Center for Real Estate Law & Policy

“The Center for Real Estate Law & Policy will help bridge the gap between classroom and practice, and will work to prepare graduates to tackle the full range of legal and business issues that confront New York’s vibrant real estate industry,” said Professor Stewart Sterk, director of the center.

Intensive Transactional Lawyering Program (ITRANS) Immerses Students in Transactional Work

The course simulates a real-life negotiation, and students learn and apply the skills of drafting, client consultation, matter management and negotiation.

Cardozo Law School Launches The Center for Rights and Justice

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced the creation of the Center For Rights and Justice, a home for more than 25 programs at Cardozo School of Law/ Yeshiva University, which will work to advance justice through scholarly research, public policy reform, and advocacy. Professor Alexander Reinert has been appointed as program’s faculty director.

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Launches Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights

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.

Racked NY: NYC Has a New Fashion Law Program on Fifth Avenue

Racked NY - The booming field of fashion law just got a new major player: The Cardozo School of Law, located just south of Union Square, has launched the FAME Center for fashion, arts, media, and entertainment.

Cardozo School of Law Announces the Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment Law (FAME) Center

Cardozo School of Law in New York City has announced the school's new Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment Law (FAME) Center, as well as a series of events titled Fashion Law Talks. Both initiatives are designed to provide educational opportunities and leadership in fashion law and other creative industries.

Professor Lester Brickman Testifies at Hearing by U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Asbestos Claim Transparency Act

Professor Brickman spoke in support of the act, which would require asbestos bankruptcy trusts to release information on those seeking compensation in quarterly reports.

CA Court of Appeals Medical Malpractice Decision Relies on Professor Alex Stein's Iowa Law Review Article

California’s Court of Appeal has recently delivered a first-impression decision on the conditions under which a patient’s own negligence can be asserted as a defense against medical malpractice allegations.

Video: Professor Alex Reinert Presents Testimony in Opposition to Proposal to Create Additional Segregation Units in NYC Jails

In testimony presented on December 19, 2014, Professor Alex Reinert expressed strong opposition to the establishment of Enhanced Supervision Housing (ESH) units in New York City's jails.