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.

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Professor Dan Ravicher's Challenge to Gene Patents

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a major case that invalidates patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The case was brought by Professor Dan Ravicher of Cardozo School of Law, along with the ACLU.

Cardozo Day-One Welcome for the Class of 2019 (video)

Members of Cardozo's class of 2019 took time out from meeting faculty and their fellow students to talk a bit about why they chose the law school. 

Cardozo Celebrates 40 Years, with Public Events, Historic Memories and Reflections on Major Milestones

Cardozo Celebrates 40 Years! 

Between its founding in 1976 and the first day of classes in 2016 a lot has happened. Cardozo kicks-off a year-long celebration to highlight the enormous achievements made by our faculty, alumni and students in forty years.

 

Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights Launches Atrocity Prevention Legal Training Project

The project aims to develop learning modules for broader dissemination within the law school community of the principles, purposes and implementation of atrocity prevention.

Dean Leslie Announces Professor Myriam Gilles as New Vice Dean

Professor Myriam Gilles has been appointed vice dean of Cardozo School of Law for a one-year term effective August 29, 2016.

Cardozo School of Law Announces Jennifer Kim as Director of Externships

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Jennifer Kim will serve as director of externships, overseeing the law school’s field clinics and externship programs. Kim brings to the job her experience as a lawyer, clinical legal educator and Cardozo career counselor.

Cardozo School of Law Announces New Dean of Career Services, Neil Sirota

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Neil Sirota will become Cardozo’s associate dean of career services this June.

Hon. Robert A. Katzmann to Address Graduates at Cardozo's 38th Commencement Ceremony

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Hon. Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will address Cardozo School of Law graduates at the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony on May 31, 2016 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center.

Cardozo Law's International Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs Receive "A" Grade in preLaw Magazine's Specialties Rankings

preLaw Magazine graded law schools on their breadth of curricular offerings, clinics, externships and programs and centers when coming up with their specialty rankings.