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.

Video: Dean Matthew Diller Discusses Career Development

Cardozo Law Dean Matthew Diller gives advice and discusses programs to help law students advance their careers. These include intensive skills training, experiential and clinical education, and externship programs.

 

Video: Students Help Victims Recover $1.6 Million Since Start of Securities Arbitration Clinic

In Cardozo's Securities Arbitration Clinic, students help clients in cases of securities fraud and mismanagement. Since the clinic started, Cardozo students have recovered $1.6 million for clients.

Video: Field Clinics Connect Cardozo Students to Legal World

Cardozo's Field Clinics program sends teams of students to work in New York City law offices, representing clients and gaining valuable career experience.

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.

Video: Professor Alex Reinert on Ending Solitary Confinement

Professor Alex Reinert, working as co-counsel with the New York Civil Liberties Union, brought a suit against the New York Department of Corrections that resulted in new guidelines for the use of solitary confinement. 

A Former Prisoner Talks About Solitary Confinement

Omar Mualimmak spent more than 2000 days in solitary confinement. He was the keynote speaker at a day-long conference at Cardozo Law called "Life in the Box." Mualimmak sat down with Cardozo Law to discuss his prison experience, and specifically how New York State administers solitary confinement.

BENCHMARKS: Professor Rebekah Diller on the "Prostitution Pledge" Decision

As co-counsel in an important free speech case that reached the U.S. Supreme Court, Cardozo Professor Rebekah Diller argued that the government could not require NGO's receiving federal AIDS funding to take a position opposing prostitution in order to qualify. The ruling will have a far reaching impact, as Professor Diller outlines in this interview.

My New York: Robyn Mohr '13

At Cardozo, Robyn Mohr '13 interned with the Federal Communications Commission and worked for the NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. Here, she talks about her experiences in New York City while she was a Cardozo student.

VIDEO: January is Lawyering Skills Month at Cardozo Law

Over 250 Cardozo Law students will spend January in "law & life" intensives, designed to meet the demands of the changing legal landscape.