Apr 12, 2015

The New Yorker - Maybe it was Walter Scott’s fault. Maybe he did something to make Officer Michael Slager, of the North Charleston Police Department, in South Carolina, shoot him in the back.


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Oct 14, 2014

Cardozo Alumna Helps Innocence Project Win Michael Morton's Freedom After Wrongful Conviction

As a student in the Innocence Project clinic, Rachel Pecker '13 helped win Michael Morton's freedom after he spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The Innocence Project was started in 1992 at Cardozo Law by Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld. It pioneered the use of DNA evidence to prove the innocence of those who have been wrongly convicted.

Sep 22, 2014

Jon Henes, Cardozo School of Law, “Don’t Look Back, Today is the Day” - September 10, 2014

Jonathan Henes '96 visited Cardozo Law in September 2014 to talk to students about his road to success, saying "you never want to stop growing, you always want to continue to grow." His talk was part of the Dean's Speaker Series lunchtime events.

 

Aug 27, 2014

Cardozo School of Law Deans Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Cardozo School of Law Dean Matthew Diller and Dean of Students Judith Mender accepted the ice bucket challenge from Fordham Law, and got drenched on Fifth Avenue to raise awareness for the fight against ALS. Both made donations to The ALS Association. They challenge Cardozo Board Chair and President of the Miami Marlins David Samson, and NYU Law.

Aug 26, 2014

MSNBC - Should the United States pay ransoms to terrorist groups in exchange for U.S. hostages? Daniel Benjamin, a former State Department official, and attorney Deborah Pearlstein debate.

Aug 22, 2014

Huffington Post Live - Before James Foley's execution, the Islamic State demanded a $312 million ransom which the U.S. refused. Should America change its policy against negotiating with terrorists? And why did the U.S. make a deal for Bowe Bergdahl but not Foley?

Aug 7, 2014

My New York: Taylor Gamble '14

In the My New York video series, students and alumni speak about their professional and personal connections to New York City. Taylor Gamble '14 talks about being part of the Criminal Defense Clinic at Cardozo Law. "You're involved in every aspect of their case, investigating, speaking to all the witnesses, and you're appearing on their case in court to act almost like a practicing lawyer while still in law school," she says.

 

 

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