NYC, State Plan Tech Partnership With Law Schools

New York Law Journal - Aaron Wright, director of the Cardozo clinic, said in an interview that the new collaboration was great for the rapidly growing tech sector. "It's not easy to start these things," he said.

A.G. Schneiderman & NYC Corporation Counsel Carter Join Forces With Premier Law School Clinics Aiding Tech Entrepreneurs

In support of this collaboration, the Attorney General’s Internet Bureau and the Corporation Counsel’s Office are undertaking a collaborative effort with the clinic that serves the start-up community and establishes a forum for regular communication on the issues and trends affecting this growing sector, particularly focusing on law and public policy.

Professor Carolyn Patty Blum in the NY Times: General in El Salvador Killings in ’80s Can Be Deported, Court Rules

New York Times - Carolyn Patty Blum, a lawyer who assisted the Center for Justice and Accountability, a legal organization in San Francisco that supported the prosecution, said it was “incredibly significant that the board is weaving in the concept of command responsibility as a crucial part of the finding of responsibility for torture and killing.”

Indie Film Clinic Client Debuts in NYC, Nominated for Independent Spirit Award

Congratulations to Indie Film Clinic client Anja Marquardt, whose debut feature, She's Lost Control, will have its New York City premiere on March 20 at the Made in NY Media Center in DUMBO, Brooklyn as part of IFP’s Screen Forward series.

The Innocence Project Uses DNA Evidence to Clear Lake County, IL Man Serving 20 Years for Abduction, Rape

Chicago Tribune - Scheck and Potkin said the evidence against Gonzalez was never solid. Witnesses' identifications have been proven fallible, and some experts regard the type of "show-up" procedure by which the victim identified Gonzalez as unreliable.

Man Who Spent 26 Years in Prison Settles for $2.5 Million

February 5, 2015 - He finally was cleared with the assistance of the Innocence Project, which is affiliated with Benjamin N. Cardozo law school in New York.

The Indie Film Clinic Picked as One of Most Innovative in Country: The National Jurist

The National Jurist - "We're supporting a part of the cultural economy of New York that we consider to be crucial," Morrison said. "The kinds of clients we work with are not necessarily what people may typically think of as the ordinary clinic client population."

New York Law Journal: Cardozo, Cornell File Suit for Transgender Inmate

New York Law Journal - The Civil Rights Clinic at Cardozo Law School and the LGBT Rights Clinic at Cornell Law School are collaborating on a federal lawsuit for a transgender woman who said she was sexually attacked by another inmate at an upstate prison.

Cardozo Civil Rights Clinic in Slate: Protecting Trans Prisoners

Slate - And in some cases, “protective custody turns out to be not even as safe as we once thought it was,” says Elias Shebar, a student at Cardozo Law School’s Civil Rights Clinic, which helped file Manning’s suit.

Cardozo Civil Rights Clinic Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Transgender Woman Raped in New York Prison

January 5, 2015 - Today the Civil Rights Clinic at Cardozo Law School and the LGBT Rights Clinic at Cornell Law School filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of LeslieAnn Manning, a transgender woman who was brutally raped while incarcerated in a New York State men’s prison.