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 in the Wall Street Journal - Report: Wider Abuse at Horace Mann School

“There was this widespread assumption that if you put your child in a private school that they were in safer space,” said Marci Hamilton, a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo law school at Yeshiva University who specializes in sexual-abuse cases and consulted on the report. “Just like all the rest of the assumptions that we’ve had about child sex abuse—that it’s rare, that it doesn’t have long-term effects—all of these myths about child sex abuse have been blown out of the water.”

Professor Christopher Buccafusco Writes Article for MSNBC: Appropriation Art Meets Instagram - Is Copyright Law Ready?

MSNBC - Will the original Instagram users be upset? They might be after they hear that Prince’s works sold for $90,000 each. Will they successfully be able to sue him? Probably not.

Professor Marci Hamilton on MSNBC: Why Did the Duggar Abuse Investigation End?

MSNBC - Marci A. Hamilton is a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law who maintains a site on statutes of limitation for child sex abuse, and wrote a book, Justice Denied, on the topic. She points out that though the civil statute for child sexual abuse in Arkansas has a three year limit, the criminal statute had a much longer time frame.

Bob Bauer Discusses Kate Shaw’s Recent Article on Campaign Finance Disclosure

Public Citizen has concluded that the Federal Election Commission is failing. Its shortcomings are “dramatic and uncharacteristic”, because they range across the entire field of their responsibilities in conducting audits; enforcing the law through investigations, settlements and lawsuits; and issuing regulations and advisory opinions.

Professor Charles Yablon in the Beijing Review: The Cost of Doing Business

Beijing Review - "It's important to remember here we are dealing with a country with a long and complex culture--one, which has many unique institutions and methods of operations. I'm speaking, of course, of the United States of America," Yablon said

Cardozo's Indie Film Clinic Featured in The National Law Journal: Students Earn Credits - Movie Credits, That Is

The National Law Journal - Students form production companies, write contracts, draft legal opinion letters and more under the supervision of Morrison and adjunct professor Thomas Crowell.

The New York Times Reports on Professor Alex Reinert's Study of Ashcroft v. Iqbal: Supreme Court Ruling Altered Civil Suits, to Detriment of Individuals

New York Times - The new study was prepared by Alexander A. Reinert, a professor at Cardozo Law School at Yeshiva University in New York. He represented the losing side in the Iqbal case, which may explain his dark fascination with its aftermath.

Melanie Leslie Named Cardozo Law Dean: A Summary of News Stories

National Law Journal: New Cardozo, Suffolk Law Deans Plan Smaller Classes

Leslie said in an interview that she wants the school to continue to harness New York’s growing reputation as a hub for technology and innovation.