Rachel Pecker '13 on Helping Free Michael Morton as an Intern at the Innocence Project

Cardozo alumna Rachel Pecker '13 worked on the case as a student and intern in the Innocence Project. Here, she recounts her experience on the case, and what it was like to be there when Morton was freed.

Cardozo Honors for the Class of 2014

Summa Cum Laude

Harry R. Kaplan
Elin B. Lassen
Matthew F. Longobardi
Yan Slavinskiy (Brandeis Award)


Magna Cum Laude

David Samson '93, President of Miami Marlins, Elected as New Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers

Dean Matthew Diller announced today that David Samson ’93, President of the Miami Marlins, has been elected Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers.

Law School Alumni Going Strong

Young Island - For myself, the event was not only fun and a great way to reconnect with my classmates, but an opportunity to meet other Cardozo alumni, learn about their experiences and get some great advice. I was happy to see how approachable and kind everyone was, and I had great conversations with alumni from each class.

22nd Cardozo Public Service Auction Smashes Fundraising Record

Thanks to the hard work and generosity of the entire Cardozo community, the 22nd annual Cardozo Public Service Auction brought in $620,000, smashing last year's record. The auction's success means that 254 Cardozo students (every eligible student) will receive a generous $4-5,000 stipend to work in areas of public interest law over the summer

Inspire! Awards Honor Those Dedicated to Indigent Defense

The Inspire! Awards on January 30, 2014 honored community members dedicated to providing the highest quality defense representation to those unable to afford an attorney.

Hon. Martin Shulman '81 and Arthur M. Luxenberg '84 Honored at Annual Alumni Dinner

Cardozo Law congratulates our alumni of the year, Arthur M. Luxenberg '84, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. and Hon. Martin Shulman '81, Associate Justice, Appellate Term, 1st Judicial Department Justice, Supreme Court, New York County.

Booting Up: New York's Second Tech Boom Re-Programs the Legal Field

Cardozo Life - "Booting Up" looks at the new employment opportunities afforded lawyers in the NYC tech sector.

Hunter Shkolnik '85 is Featured in Vanity Fair for Bringing Lawsuits Against Merck, Manufacturer of the NuvaRing

Vanity Fair - Brenner interviews Hunter Shkolnik, a lawyer bringing lawsuits against Merck. Shkolnik tells Brenner that Organon (the Dutch pharmaceutical company that created the device) launched into NuvaRing’s marketing with a scientist’s research study that had examined only 16 women using NuvaRing.

Dean's Speaker Series with Jonathan Henes '96

In November 2013, Jonathan Henes '96 visited Cardozo Law to speak to students as part of the Dean's Speaker Series lunchtime event. He spoke on the path he took to become partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

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