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 Ed Stein Speaks in Sydney on Marriage Equality: What Australia Can Learn from the U.S.

Lawyers Weekly - The arguments that have gained most traction in US courts are those that focus on the children of LGBTI couples, who are deprived of dignity by the state’s refusal to recognise their parents’ relationship, according to Professor Edward Stein (pictured) from Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Forbes Reports on Upcoming Cardozo Law Tech Talk, "Liability in the Sharing Economy"

Forbes - Vaxman will be a speaker at a conference Thursday night at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law that will feature executives from several other sharing-economy services as well as Michael Costonis, executive director in charge of insurance at Accenture consultants. The conference was organized by Kai Falkenberg, a visiting professor at Cardozo and until recently the head media lawyer at Forbes.

Professor Lester Brickman in the New York Post: Sheldon Silver-Linked Law Firm has Hand in Asbestos Funds

New York Post - Her wording left wiggle room for potential fraud, Cardozo Law School professor Lester Brickman told The Post. Brickman, a leading expert on asbestos litigation, testified before Congress last month in favor of a bill to curb the double dealing.

Adjunct Professor Thomas Crowell Publishes The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators

The book is the first dedicated legal guide book for comic book creators, providing contract and copyright advice for newbie and professional creators alike.

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.”

Discussing the U.S. Department of Justice's Report on Ferguson

What does the U.S. Department of Justice' report on Ferguson mean? Cardozo Law Professor Ekow Yankah explains. 

Professor Myriam Gilles Speaks at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Hearing on Arbitration in Consumer Contracts

Law.com - Arbitration is “a get-out-of-jail-free card” for companies said Myriam Gilles, a professor of law at Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, speaking at the field hearing. “It has nothing to do with effective dispute resolution. What’s going on is liability avoidance.”

Professor Barry Scheck on MSNBC: Getting Out of Death Row Alive

MSNBC - Chris Hayes talks with Barry Scheck, co-founder of The Innocence Project about what it takes to get someone exonerated from a wrongful conviction as part of a special show, All In America: The 11th Hour.