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.

Prof. Katharine Tinto quoted in The Crime Report

"Outrageous Government Conduct"


Nov. 16, 2015;

The drugs were not real. The sentence was.

Emanuel Gerardo Cota-Ruiz, a 36-year-old Mexican immigrant living in Arizona, was sentenced in 2013 to ten years in prison for conspiring to rob a cocaine stash house.

Professor Deborah Pearlstein Cited NY Times Article on President Obama and Guantanamo

Guantánamo Is Leaving Obama With Choices, Neither of Them Simple

OCT. 31, 2015

Prof. Myriam Gilles Discusses Privatization of the Justice System in the New York Times

In Arbitration, a ‘Privatization of the Justice System’



Professor Tony Sebok in the NY Times on Why We Should Allow Investment in Lawsuits

Should You Be Allowed to Invest in a Lawsuit?
In recent years, investors have started buying shares in other people’s litigation proceedings. Are they warping the legal system in the process?

OCT. 22, 2015

Professor Peter Tillers, Longtime Faculty Member and Scholar in Evidence, Passed Away at 72

Renowned legal scholar Peter Tillers, Cardozo faculty member of 27 yea

Cardozo's FAME Center: Fashion, Arts, Media, Entertainment Law

"Intellectual property law is the biggest industry in New York City," says Cardozo Law's Jeanne L. Schroeder. "We are using our world-class intellectual property program to introduce FAME: Fashion, Arts, Media, and Entertainment law."

Prof. Michel Rosenfeld Hosts Conference on Religious Beliefs Conflict with Civil Rights

On September 20-21, 2015, Professor Michel Rosenfeld and his program
in Global and Comparative Constitutional Theory under the sponsorship
of the  Cardozo's Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy
brought together a formidable international group to address the
vexing question of the accommodation of religious beliefs in secular
democratic societies, including recent refusals to issue marriage
licenses to same-sex couples on religious conscience grounds -a topic