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.

Two Cardozo Students Selected For IJC Fellowships

Cardozo Law’s graduates continue to make strides in the post-graduate world, including two students who have been named to the Immigrant Justice Corps’ 2017 fellowship class. Danelly Bello and Claudine-Annick Murphy, both members of the Class of 2017, were chosen for IJC Fellowships and will serve two years in the Corps, focusing on helping immigrants fighting deportation and seeking lawful status. Bello will work with the Brooklyn Defender Service and Murphy will work for the IJC.

Video: Looking Back At 40 Years of Cardozo

Look back at 40 years of Cardozo Law through the eyes of the school's alumni and deans. Featuring Dean Melanie Leslie '91, Mark Yagerman '79, Stephen Breitstone '82, Ira Dizengoff '92, Emily Tisch Sussman '08, Monroe Price (Dean, 1982-1991), and Professor David Rudenstine (Dean, 2001-2009).

CRJ Offers Preview Screening of PBS Film on Rikers; Talkback with Filmmaker and Prison Official

Marc Levin, an independent Emmy-award winning filmmaker, and Bill Moyers, renowned journalist and commentator, came together last year with the idea to make a documentary about Rikers Island prison. The Center for Rights and Justice presented a discussion and preview screening of the Bill Moyers Film Rikers, which premieres on PBS in May. Rikers Island is home to several notorious New York City jails known for their culture of violence and inhumane living conditions.

Abuses by Border Patrol Related to Trump Administration Executive Order on Immigration: Complaint Submitted to DHS Inspector

A complaint documenting the systematic deprivation of rights at airports around the country over the past ten days in connection with Donald Trump’s January 27, 2017 executive order was submitted last night by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Cardozo School of Law Prepares Students For Shifting Legal Landscape in Trump Administration's First Days

In response to unprecedented legal uncertainty in the first weeks of the Trump administration, Cardozo School of Law is offering new classes to prepare future lawyers for a shifting legal and political landscape.

Video: Cardozo's Immigration Justice Clinic Stops Deportation of Detainees Following President's Executive Order on Immigration

In the days after the Trump adminstrtion issued its excecutive order on immigration, Cardozo School of Law professors and students in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic won the release of five of the immigrants who had been detained and faced deportation at JFK International Airport. Professor Peter Markowitz, director of the Immigration Justice Clinic, speaks about Cardozo faculty and students' role.