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 Kate Shaw in ABC News: A Guide to the Same-Sex Marriage Hearings at the Supreme Court

ABC News - This coming week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the highly controversial issue of same-sex marriage. But what does that mean exactly? And what are the potential national implications? We've asked Kate Shaw, an ABC News contributor and an assistant professor of law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, to provide some clarity.

Professor Marci Hamilton in Reuters: New York's MTA May Ban Political Ads After 'Killing Jews' Ruling

Reuters - Marci Hamilton, a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, said: "Where the public transportation is open to all, there is a strong argument to designate a limited public forum to ensure a peaceful and efficient system aimed at getting the public to their destinations first and foremost."

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.

Profesor Gabor Rona's Letter in The New York Times - The Armenian Tragedy: Say the Word ‘Genocide’

To the Editor: Readers not immersed in the intricacies of international human rights law may have missed an important point about the Obama administration’s refusal to call the Armenian genocide by its name (“White House Acknowledges Armenian Genocide, but Avoids the Term,” news article, April 21).

Attorney General Schneiderman to Partner with Cardozo Law to Help Start-Ups

Capital New York - Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will announce in a speech Friday the formation of partnership with local law schools to help start-ups navigate state laws and regulations.

Professor Sheri Rosenberg Named 2015 Peace Ambassador by The Center for Peacebuilding

The Center for Peacebuilding (CIM), an organization that seeks to rebuild trust and foster reconciliation among the people of Bosnia & Herzegovina, has named Professor Sheri P. Rosenberg a 2015 Peace Ambassador for her diligent work and accomplishments in peacebuilding.

Professor Lester Brickman in Forbes: A Stubborn Manufacturer Exposes The Asbestos Blame Game

Forbes - “More justice was done in the Garlock bankruptcy than in all the previous bankruptcies put together,” says Lester Brickman, a professor at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law and a paid expert for Garlock, whose research revealed how asbestos lawyers were gaming the system.