Dean Diller Receives AALS Rhode Award for Achievement in Public Service

Recognizing Dean Matthew Diller’s leadership in legal education and public service, the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities awarded him with the 2014 Deborah L. Rhode Award. Dean Diller has a decades-long record of distinguished work in public service, which includes legal representation, scholarly research, public advocacy, and innovative leadership in legal education.

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.

2015 Louis D. Brandeis Award and Order of the Coif

Congratulations to Kayla M. Robinson, the recipient of the 2015 Louis D. Brandeis Award for the highest GPA, and the members of the class of 2015 Order of the Coif.

Michel Rosenfeld Named University Professor of Law and Comparative Democracy

Cardozo Law Professor Michel Rosenfeld has been appointed a University Professor at Yeshiva University, becoming one of a prestigious few to be granted this honor for achieving outstanding goals in teaching, publications and research.

On World Refugee Day, Cardozo's Pro Bono Advocacy Program Continues to Engage with Advocacy Issues that Impact Refugees and Migrants

The Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights’ (CLIHHR) Refugee Representation Project (RRP) has announced the launch of the Pro Bono Advocacy Program. The program creates an opportunity for students to engage with advocacy issues that impact refugees and migrants.

Valbona Myteberi Appointed Assistant Dean of LL.M. and International Programs

Valbona Myteberi has been appointed Assistant Dean of LL.M. and International Programs. She was previously Director of the Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and Adjunct Professor for the Intensive Transactional Lawyering Program (ITRANS).

Professor Carolyn Patty Blum Appointed Interim Director of the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights (CLIHHR)

Professor Blum is a Clinical Professor of Law Emerita at Berkeley Law, University of California, where she founded and directed their International Human Rights Law Clinic. She also is a Senior Research Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center and a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, where she is a member of the faculty of the Masters Program in International Human Rights Law.

Cardozo Law Hosts 2015 Human Rights Clinicians Conference

Cardozo Law’s Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, in collaboration with human rights clinics at NYU, CUNY and Columbia law schools, is hosting this year’s Human Rights Clinicians Conference, bringing together 50 distinguished human rights clinicians from the United States and Canada to further the teaching and practice of human rights law and advocacy.

2015 National Forensic College at Cardozo Law Presents the Latest in Courtroom Science to Help Reduce Wrongful Convictions

The NFC is a concept developed by renowned attorney, Cardozo professor and former NACDL President Barry Scheck, who designed the program to provide defense attorneys with up-to-date forensic science information.

Toby Golick Receives 2015 New York City Bar Legal Services Award

Congratulations to Professor Toby Golick, Cardozo's Director of Clinical Education, for receiving the 2015 New York City Bar Association's Legal Services award. Professor Golick is one of five individuals to be honored at a ceremony on June 10th.