Cardozo's Indie Film Clinic Featured in The National Law Journal: Students Earn Credits - Movie Credits, That Is

The National Law Journal - Students form production companies, write contracts, draft legal opinion letters and more under the supervision of Morrison and adjunct professor Thomas Crowell.

CARDOZO LAW NAMES MELANIE LESLIE NEW DEAN

CARDOZO LAW NAMES MELANIE LESLIE NEW DEAN
First Woman Dean of Cardozo Law, First Cardozo Graduate Appointed

 

Victor Cueva '15, Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow, Featured in The New York Times: Program Providing Legal Help to Immigrants Will Expand Beyond New York City

New York Times - Victor Cueva, a 25-year-old Justice Corps fellow and soon-to-be graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, is eager to give new immigrants in the Hudson Valley the help his family did not receive when it arrived there.

The Innocence Project in The Philadelphia Inquirer: FBI Hair Errors Call Convictions Into Question

Philadelphia Inquirer - Peter Neufeld, codirector of the Innocence Project at Cardozo School of Law in New York, said the report documents an "epic miscarriage of justice," and urged creating national research and forensic standards "to prevent the exaggeration of results in reports and in testimony by crime lab analysts."

Criminal Defense Clinic Helps Student Wrongfully Accused of Rioting on Brooklyn Bridge

Gothamist - Cardozo Law School's Criminal Defense Clinic took the case pro bono, and law students, led by her lawyer, clinic director Jonathan Oberman, worked long hours to recreate the day she spent far from the Brooklyn Bridge.

Leslie Salzman to Become Clinical Education Director at Cardozo Law; Toby Golick to Retire After 30 Years of Overseeing Cardozo Clinics

Dean Matthew Diller has announced the appointment of Leslie Salzman as Director of Clinical Education at Cardozo effective July 1, succeeding Toby Golick, who is retiring after serving a remarkable 30-years overseeing the growth of clinical education at Cardozo Law.

These JD-Carrying Exonerees Are Using Their Experiences to Right Wrongs

ABA Journal - A few years later, DNA tests became sophisticated enough to be accepted by courts, and in 1992 Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld founded the Innocence Project to use DNA evidence in proving wrongful convictions. The project at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York City has been the most successful such effort, with more than 300 exonerations.

NYC, State Plan Tech Partnership With Law Schools

New York Law Journal - Aaron Wright, director of the Cardozo clinic, said in an interview that the new collaboration was great for the rapidly growing tech sector. "It's not easy to start these things," he said.

A.G. Schneiderman & NYC Corporation Counsel Carter Join Forces With Premier Law School Clinics Aiding Tech Entrepreneurs

In support of this collaboration, the Attorney General’s Internet Bureau and the Corporation Counsel’s Office are undertaking a collaborative effort with the clinic that serves the start-up community and establishes a forum for regular communication on the issues and trends affecting this growing sector, particularly focusing on law and public policy.

Professor Carolyn Patty Blum in the NY Times: General in El Salvador Killings in ’80s Can Be Deported, Court Rules

New York Times - Carolyn Patty Blum, a lawyer who assisted the Center for Justice and Accountability, a legal organization in San Francisco that supported the prosecution, said it was “incredibly significant that the board is weaving in the concept of command responsibility as a crucial part of the finding of responsibility for torture and killing.”