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 Lester Brickman in Legal Newsline: Law Prof Says Firms facing Garlock’s RICO Cases are the Progenies of Baron & Budd

Legal Newsline - Lester Brickman, an asbestos litigation scholar and professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law who recently testified before a House subcommittee about an asbestos claims transparency bill, submitted a memorandum to Judge George Hodges in April 2013.

Professor Alex Stein in Bloomberg BNA: Groundbreaking Case Says Hospital Can't Fire Doctor Based on Conduct During Peer Review

Bloomberg BNA - Alex Stein, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, New York, predicted that ‘‘courts in other jurisdictions will follow suit because peer review statutes are fairly uniform across the United States.’’

Professor Stanley Neustadter in Legal Times: Appellate Wordsmiths Target Proposed Word-Length Cuts

LegalTimes - Stanley Neustadter, director of the criminal appeals clinic at Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law: "Not only do I favor the reduced word limit, I wouldn't stop there. I would couple the new word limit with a special rule to govern motions to file oversize briefs, a rule that makes it emphatically clear that such motions are looked upon with great disfavor, a rule that explicitly eliminates as a ground counsels' bald assertion that the record is lengthy and complex.

Professor Lester Brickman in Legal Newsline: Law Prof’s Garlock Testimony Details Asbestos Lawyers’ Change in Strategy

Legal Newsline - Lester Brickman, an asbestos litigation scholar and professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law who recently testified before a House subcommittee about an asbestos claims transparency bill, submitted a memorandum to Judge George Hodges in April 2013.

Former Dean Monroe Price Wins International Communications Distinguished Scholar Award

Former Cardozo Dean Monroe E. Price received the 2015 International Communication Distinguished Scholar Award presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Meeting in New Orleans on Thursday, February 18.

Professor Marci Hamilton in The New York Times: Vaccinations Are States’ Call

Marci A. Hamilton, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, said the religious and personal exemptions from vaccination were a dangerous consequence of what she called “extreme religious liberty.”

Professor Paris Baldacci in The New York Times: A Year After Suing Their Landlord, Brooklyn Tenants Still Lack Heat

The New York Times - “It’s really upsetting, because there is a court system set up to make this happen in an expeditious manner, and everyone agrees it’s not working,” said Paris R. Baldacci, director of the housing rights clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Professor Marci Hamilton: The Vaccine for Pollyanna Attitudes Toward Public Health and Religious Beliefs

Justia.com - For decades the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control have strongly recommended that infants and children be immunized for a range of dangerous childhood diseases.