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.

Luis Mancheno, Fellow at the Immigration Justice Clinic, Writes Piece in Vox: "America is a Haven for Gay Immigrants Like Me. Don’t Let Orlando Change That."

Vox - We have a duty to remain better than others at protecting these rights, and it is our duty to keep expanding, and not limiting, those rights. Let's be truly American and open our doors to all the tired, to all the poor, to all the gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, and queer of the world who are escaping death in their countries.

Dean Melanie Leslie Cited by New York Court of Appeals

Dean Melanie Leslie’s paper in issue 31 of the Wisconsin Law Review (2000), “The Costs of Confidentiality and the Purpose of Privilege,” was cited by the New York Court of Appeals in its June 9, 2016 decision concerning Ambac Assur. Corp. v Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.

Prof. Marci Hamilton Quoted on Abuse at Religious Schools in The Daily Beast

"Abuse at religious schools like Blue Creek Academy and Miracle Meadows is underreported and frighteningly prevalent, according to Marci Hamilton, a professor at the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University and author of God vs the Gavel: The Perils of Extreme Religious Liberty."

Professor Barry Scheck in WRAL-TV on Prosecutorial Misconduct in Durham, N.C. Murder Case

"Not only did we have DNA testing, which we believe proves Mr. Howard's innocence, but also we think we have, we've alleged egregious prosecutorial misconduct," said Barry Scheck, co-director of the Innocence Project at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York.

Cardozo Faculty Involved in Net Neutrality Decision

Several Cardozo faculty members played supporting roles as amici curiae in the D.C. Circuit decision in United States Telecom Association v. FCC, which upheld the FCC’s net neutrality rules.

Prof. Roth Quoted in the NJ Record on Criminal Probe into Port Authority Spending

“Although it is not always the case, the announcement of a settlement with the SEC often means that the defendant has reason to expect that there will not be further criminal enforcement action,” said Jessica Roth, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in Manhattan and a former prosecutor in the securities unit of the Southern District of New York.

Prof. Zelinsky Writes About Bringing Back the Electoral College in the Huffington Post

Huffington Post - Never in my (now considerable) lifetime has the American electorate been as dissatisfied as it is today with the major parties’ apparent presidential nominees. Indeed, there is an argument that never in American history has the electorate been this unhappy with the choices it confronts.

Prof. Stewart Sterk Quoted on Williamsburg Rezoning in the Commercial Observer

“A rezoning was certainly necessary, because the current zoning was treating the neighborhood as an industrial neighborhood,” said Stewart Sterk, director at the Center for Real Estate Law and Policy at the Cardozo School of Law. “The question wasn’t whether to rezone—it was how to rezone.”