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.

Bench Marks: Michelle Adams on the Supreme Court's Fair Housing Act Ruling

Cardozo Professor Michelle Adams discusses the United States Supreme Court's ruling on Texas Deparment of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, and the effect it has on the Fair Housing Act. 

Bench Marks: Kate Shaw on the Supreme Court's ruling on Marriage Equality

Cardozo Professor Kate Shaw discusses the United States Supreme Court's ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges, and the national legalization of gay marriage.

Professor Zelinsky in Bloomberg News Says Pension Plans Must Protect Private Information

July 8 — Pension plan fiduciaries that fail to take reasonable steps to protect the private information of plan participants risk liability under federal benefits law, Professor Zelinksky said.

Bench Marks: Michael Herz on King v. Burwell and the ACA

In this episode of Bench Marks, Cardozo's Professor Michael Herz discusses the United States Supreme Court ruling on King v. Burwell, and the impact it has on the Affordable Care Act.

The Justice Gap: Corporate Lawyers Are Making Record Revenues, But Legal Aid Is in Crisis

The Huffington Post - There's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for legal aid, according to the Justice Index, a project of the National Center for Access to Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Professor Marci Hamilton in the Wall Street Journal on Clergy Sex-Abuse Case in Milwaulkee

Wall Street Journal - “There is no good reason for the Supreme Court to address this issue,” said Marci Hamilton, a lawyer representing a committee of alleged victims in the archdiocese’s bankruptcy. “In essence, they’re tilting at windmills.”

Professor Marci Hamilton on NPR - LAPD Says It's Investigating Bill Cosby Over Sexual Assault Allegations

NPR - Cosby's admissions in the now-public deposition give new validation to those claims, Cardozo Law School professor Marci Hamilton tells NPR's Here & Now.

Professor Ed Zelinsky: The Continuing Benefits (and Costs) of the Giving Pledge

OUPblog - The recent news about charitable contributions in the United States has been encouraging. The Giving Pledge, sponsored by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, Jr., recently announced that another group of billionaires committed to leave a majority of their wealth to charity.