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.

Cardozo Faculty Ranked in Top 30 Nationally in New Study of Scholarly Impact

Faculty at Cardozo Law (Yeshiva University) Ranks 29th Nationally in New Study of Scholarly Impact
 

Cardozo Law ranks as one of the most influential law schools in the country, and in the top three in NYC

 

Professor Brett Frischmann: Will the "internet of things" result in predictable people?

The internet of things is envisioned to be a “programmable world” where the scale, scope, and power of these tools is amplified as we become increasingly predictable: more data about us, more data about our neighbours, and thus more ways to shape our collective beliefs, preferences, attitudes and outlooks.

Bench Marks: Alexander Reinert Explains the Supreme Court's Recent Opinion on the Death Penalty

"We should expect the issue of the constitutionality of the death penalty to evolve," says Professor Alexander Reinert as he examines and explains the United States Supreme Court's recent ruling on the death penalty and the use of lethal injection in Glossip v. Gross.

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.