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.

Video: Dean Matthew Diller Discusses Career Development

Cardozo Law Dean Matthew Diller gives advice and discusses programs to help law students advance their careers. These include intensive skills training, experiential and clinical education, and externship programs.

 

Video: Students Help Victims Recover $1.6 Million Since Start of Securities Arbitration Clinic

In Cardozo's Securities Arbitration Clinic, students help clients in cases of securities fraud and mismanagement. Since the clinic started, Cardozo students have recovered $1.6 million for clients.

Video: Field Clinics Connect Cardozo Students to Legal World

Cardozo's Field Clinics program sends teams of students to work in New York City law offices, representing clients and gaining valuable career experience.

Cardozo Honors for the Class of 2014

Summa Cum Laude

Harry R. Kaplan
Elin B. Lassen
Matthew F. Longobardi
Yan Slavinskiy (Brandeis Award)


Magna Cum Laude

Matthew Kriegsman '14 Awarded the Mark Whitlock Scholarship

Matthew Kriegsman '14 has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Mark Whitlock Scholarship.  

Professor Scheck Organizes the First Public Defender's Forensics College

Public defenders from around the country are gathering at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law from June 8 to 13, 2014, to train in the most current complex forensic science issues. Cardozo Law and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) hosted the inaugural, first-of-its-kind NACDL-Cardozo Law National Forensic College (NFC), with an aim in ultimately significantly decreasing the number of people incarcerated via wrongful convictions.

David Samson '93, President of Miami Marlins, Elected as New Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers

Dean Matthew Diller announced today that David Samson ’93, President of the Miami Marlins, has been elected Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers.

Cardozo Law Celebrates 36th Commencement