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.

Benjamin Lawsky Speaks at Cardozo Law: News Roundup

View links before for media highlights on the Cardozo Law Tech Talk on October 14 by Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, New York State Department of Financial Services on "Regulating Digital Currency: BitLicense and the Internet of Value."

Cardozo School of Law Launches Technology-Focused Programs, Tech Talks Series

October 13, 2014 – New York, NY – Cardozo School of Law has announced multiple new programs focused on technology, law and business this fall, designed to prepare students for legal challenges brought by the rapidly changing tech world.

Republican Theories of Criminal Law: Conference

On Friday, September 19, Professor Ekow Yankah held a conference on "Republican Theories of Criminal Law." Speakers included:

 

Phillip Pettit, Princeton University

Bernard Harcourt, Columbia Law School

Paul Gowder, University of Iowa College of Law

Turkuler Isiksel, Columbia University

Ekow Yankah, Cardozo School of Law

Lisa Suckle Memorial Moot Court Competition

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Moot Court Honor Society (MCHS) conducted its annual training and development meeting with incoming 2L members from August 19 to 21, 2014 concluding with the annual Liza Suckle Memorial Moot Court Competition. 

Cardozo Law: A Leader in Technology Law

Cardozo Law has recently created two new technology-focused programs: the Cardozo Data Law Initiative and the Tech Startup Clinic.

 

Dean's Speaker Series: Jonathan Henes '96

Jonathan Henes '96 visited Cardozo Law in September 2014 to speak to students as part of the Dean's Speaker Series lunchtime event. Henes, who is a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, spoke about his road to success, saying that "you never want to stop growing, you always want to continue to grow."

 

National Jurist: Cardozo Revamps Curriculum, Greater Focus on Practical Skills

National Jurist - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University in New York has announced a restructuring of its upper level curriculum in addition to the opening of a new clinic and a new law initiative.