New York Times - Victor Cueva, a 25-year-old Justice Corps fellow and soon-to-be graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, is eager to give new immigrants in the Hudson Valley the help his family did not receive when it arrived there.
Philadelphia Inquirer - Peter Neufeld, codirector of the Innocence Project at Cardozo School of Law in New York, said the report documents an "epic miscarriage of justice," and urged creating national research and forensic standards "to prevent the exaggeration of results in reports and in testimony by crime lab analysts."
Gothamist - Cardozo Law School's Criminal Defense Clinic took the case pro bono, and law students, led by her lawyer, clinic director Jonathan Oberman, worked long hours to recreate the day she spent far from the Brooklyn Bridge.
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.