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 Richard Bierschbach in the Wall Street Journal: Madoff Aide Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

Wall Street Journal - “If you look at the amount of the fraud, the sentences are wildly disproportionate to the amount of harm caused, disproportionately low,” said Richard Bierschbach, a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Justice Index at Cardozo Law in the News: Justice for All? Illinois' Poor, Disadvantaged Struggle to Find Legal Help

The Southern Illinoisian - The index, released in February but tweaked in November after feedback, is based on how states serve people with disabilities and limited English proficiency, how much free legal help is available and how states help increasing numbers of people representing themselves in court, among other issues, said David Udell, the center’s executive director.

Professor Barry Scheck: California is Overdue in Adopting Rule on Exculpatory Evidence

Los Angeles Times - More than half a century ago, the Supreme Court established a rule that requires prosecutors to turn over to defense attorneys any evidence pointing to a defendant's innocence.

Professor Ekow Yankah: Eric Garner's Value

Huffington Post - This is how we know Black lives do not matter to the law. Or at least not nearly enough.

Professor David Rudenstine on CBS News on Columbia Law School Decision to Delay Exams

CBS - “If you can get out of bed then you’re supposed to go on and do what you have to do in the law school,” David Rudenstine said, a professor at Cardozo School of Law.

Professor Deborah Pearlstein Appears on Radio Times to Discuss Senate Report on the CIA’s Torture Program

The Senate Report on the CIA’s Torture Program Post 9/11 

December 10, 2014 WHYY RadioTimesGuests: Jonathan Landay, Mark Bowden and Deborah Pearlstein

Leon and Michael Wildes Appear on MSNBC to Speak on Executive Immigration Order

Leon Wildes, the lawyer whose work prevented former Beatle John Lennon from being deported in the 1970s, appeared on MSNBC's “The Last World With Lawrence O'Donnell” on November 18, 2014. Wildes was accompanied by his son Michael Wildes, the Managing Partner of their law firm, Wildes & Weinberg, PC. Michael Wildes is a Former Federal Prosecutor and Mayor. Both practice together and teach immigration law at Cardozo School of Law. 

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Professor David Rudenstine in NY Times on Columbia Law Decision to Let Students Delay Exams

NY Times - David Rudenstine, a constitutional law professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a former dean there, said he entered law school at N.Y.U. in 1967, the year before the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated. “I don’t remember there being anything like this done then,” he said.