NLJ: Public Defenders Get Schooled in Forensic Science

National Law Journal - Forensic science has transformed the criminal justice system, but lawyers and judges have struggled to keep up with developments in that arena.

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.

Cardozo Law Celebrates 36th Commencement

Law and Interpretation: Derrida's Legacy

Co-organized by Professors Peter Goodrich and Michel Rosenfeld, the Law and Interpretation Conference was held to a packed house at Cardozo on April 29-30, 2014.

22nd Cardozo Public Service Auction Smashes Fundraising Record

Thanks to the hard work and generosity of the entire Cardozo community, the 22nd annual Cardozo Public Service Auction brought in $620,000, smashing last year's record. The auction's success means that 254 Cardozo students (every eligible student) will receive a generous $4-5,000 stipend to work in areas of public interest law over the summer

Fashion Law Symposium: The Latest in Brand Marketing and Legal Compliance

The spring edition of the symposium focused on the latest in brand marketing and legal compliance.

Privacy, Security, and Secrecy After Snowden

Edward Snowden's recent disclosures about the NSA's surveillance activities have raised important national security and civil liberty questions.

Sports Law Symposium Draws Big Names

The Second Annual Cardozo Sports Law Symposium featured high-profile guests from the NBA, MLB, NHL, NFL, and MLS.

Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, to Speak at 2014 Commencement

Dean Matthew Diller has announced that Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District Of New York, will address graduates at Cardozo School of Law’s 36th Commencement Ceremony.

The Roberts Court: An Up-Close Look

From left, Professor Kate Shaw, Miguel Estrada, Dean Matthew Diller, and Paul Smith

Prominent Supreme Court litigators Miguel Estrada and Paul Smith, and journalist, author, and legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin engaged in a lively discussion at Cardozo Law on March 11, 2014, as they discussed the Roberts Court. Kate Shaw, Assistant Professor at Cardozo, moderated a panel that touched on the Windsor Supreme Court case, Justice Kennedy's opinions, affirmative action, Obamacare, and the repercussions of the Shelby County decision.