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.

Professor Marci Hamilton, Leading Church-State and Constitutional Law Scholar and Advocate for Women’s and Children’s Rights, Retires from Cardozo School of Law Faculty

Professor Marci Hamilton, the founder of Cardozo’s highly successful Intellectual Property Law Program, a highly regarded professor of constitutional law, constitutional litigator, and one of the nation’s leading church-state scholars and advocates for women’s and children’s rights, has announced her retirement from the full-time faculty of Cardozo School of Law.

Edwin Rekosh, Leading Human Rights Innovator, Appointed to Head Up Human Rights Initiatives and Launch Human Rights Forward

Professor Rekosh’s work in human rights includes 10 years in Romania and Hungary assisting the development of human rights groups there and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe, as new constitutional orders emerged. He has pioneered innovative projects in China and in over 30 other countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America

Dean Melanie Leslie Addresses Incoming Students (video)

Dean Melanie Leslie spoke with Cardozo's incoming class of 2019 at orientation on Thursday, August 18, 2016. The students, who are part of the school's 40th class, learned about Cardozo's history of ambition, innovation, leadership and activism. "It's our 40th year, so I want to talk about the things that have made the law school great," said Dean Leslie. "The four values that characterize us and explain why we're different than other law schools."

Cardozo Day-One Welcome for the Class of 2019 (video)

Members of Cardozo's class of 2019 took time out from meeting faculty and their fellow students to talk a bit about why they chose the law school. 

Cardozo Celebrates 40 Years with Public Events and Reflections on Major Milestones

A lot has happened from Cardozo Law's founding in 1976 to the first day of classes in 2016. The school kicks-off a year-long celebration to highlight the enormous achievements made by our faculty, alumni and students over 40 years.

Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights Launches Atrocity Prevention Legal Training Project

The project aims to develop learning modules for broader dissemination within the law school community of the principles, purposes and implementation of atrocity prevention.

Dean Leslie Announces Professor Myriam Gilles as New Vice Dean

Professor Myriam Gilles has been appointed vice dean of Cardozo School of Law for a one-year term effective August 29, 2016.

Cardozo School of Law Announces Jennifer Kim as Director of Externships

Dean Melanie Leslie has announced that Jennifer Kim will serve as director of externships, overseeing the law school’s field clinics and externship programs. Kim brings to the job her experience as a lawyer, clinical legal educator and Cardozo career counselor.