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.

National Jurist: Cardozo Revamps Curriculum, Greater Focus on Practical Skills

National Jurist - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University in New York has announced a restructuring of its upper level curriculum in addition to the opening of a new clinic and a new law initiative.

Cardozo Law Tech Talks Event Series

Cardozo Law Tech Talks events in fall 2014 will explore the methods in which technology is altering the legal landscape, in ways unimaginable just a few years ago.

Conviction: How Kian Khatibi '14 Turned a Nearly Decade-Long Wrongful Prison Sentence Into the Drive to Earn a Law Degree

In the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life, we profile Kian Khatibi '14, who was convicted and sent to prison for almost 10 years for two stabbings he did not commit. Khatibi graduated from Cardozo School of Law this May. View a sneak preview of the article.

 

Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution: A Year in Review

Read about the latest from Cardozo's top alternative dispute resolution program.

 

Cardozo School of Law Deans Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Cardozo School of Law Dean Matthew Diller and Dean of Students Judith Mender accepted the ice bucket challenge from Fordham Law, and got drenched on Fifth Avenue to raise awareness for the fight against ALS. Both made donations to The ALS Association. They challenge Cardozo Board Chair and President of the Miami Marlins David Samson, and NYU Law.

LLM Orientation 2014 Photo Slideshow: Welcome Students!

Meet the New Vice Dean, Melanie Leslie

Cardozo law alumna and professor Melanie Leslie took her post this summer as the school's new vice dean. Read about her rise from Cardozo Law student, to professor, to vice dean in the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life:

 

Fall Orientation Photo Slideshow: Welcome Class of 2017!

Dean Matthew Diller, Dean of Admissions David Martinidez, and faculty welcomed the Cardozo class of 2017. New students were treated to a welcoming lunch and boat cruise around Manhattan.