Dean Matthew Diller has announced the appointment of Leslie Salzman as Director of Clinical Education at Cardozo effective July 1, succeeding Toby Golick, who is retiring after serving a remarkable 30-years overseeing the growth of clinical education at Cardozo Law.
ABA Journal - A few years later, DNA tests became sophisticated enough to be accepted by courts, and in 1992 Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld founded the Innocence Project to use DNA evidence in proving wrongful convictions. The project at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York City has been the most successful such effort, with more than 300 exonerations.
New York Law Journal - Aaron Wright, director of the Cardozo clinic, said in an interview that the new collaboration was great for the rapidly growing tech sector. "It's not easy to start these things," he said.
In support of this collaboration, the Attorney General’s Internet Bureau and the Corporation Counsel’s Office are undertaking a collaborative effort with the clinic that serves the start-up community and establishes a forum for regular communication on the issues and trends affecting this growing sector, particularly focusing on law and public policy.
New York Times - Carolyn Patty Blum, a lawyer who assisted the Center for Justice and Accountability, a legal organization in San Francisco that supported the prosecution, said it was “incredibly significant that the board is weaving in the concept of command responsibility as a crucial part of the finding of responsibility for torture and killing.”
Congratulations to Indie Film Clinic client Anja Marquardt, whose debut feature, She's Lost Control, will have its New York City premiere on March 20 at the Made in NY Media Center in DUMBO, Brooklyn as part of IFP’s Screen Forward series.