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 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!

New Ideas and Programs at Cardozo Law

Over the past three years, Cardozo Law has significantly expanded its offerings, which are designed to immerse students in real-world legal practice and rev-up their opportunities for career success. Read more here:

 

Lending a Hand (By Lending a Book)

YU News - At the end of the fall 2012 semester, Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law students Matthew Kriegsman and Kenneth Renov noticed that a lot of their peers were dumping the extremely expensive textbooks they’d just purchased that summer in the trash because, once used, the books had little to no resale value.

Life in the Box: Youth in Solitary Confinement

In the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life, we profile the Cardozo professors and students who have been working to expose and end the use of solitary confinement in corrections systems. Check out a sneak peak: 

 

Game On: Cardozo's Sports Law Stars

In the fall 2014 edition of Cardozo Life magazine, we profile six alumni who are big names in the sports law field. Check out their stories: