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.

Dodgers TV Row Fuels Unease Over Comcast-Time Warner Deal

Bloomberg - “Sports is one of the largest cudgels Comcast has, and they just use it every way they can,” said Susan Crawford.

Defense Lawyers Call for Review of Prosecutor Rent Payments

Las Vegas Review Journal - “Someone needs to take this up — and the question is who is going to report them,” said Yaroshefsky, a professor at Cardozo Law School in New York City.

Professor Marci Hamilton: Who Will Protect New York’s Children from Preventable Death and Permanent Disability?

Verdict Justia - Pamphlets were distributed, with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene urging parents to decline the practice for the health of their children.

Professor Susan Crawford: How Maine Saved the Internet

BloombergView - Rockport, Maine, population 3,321, is trying to solve the existential dilemma of small-town America: How do you get people like Meg Weston's students to stick around?

Working to Exonerate Innocent People in American Prisons

The Journal (Ireland) - The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

Meet the New Vice Dean, Melanie Leslie

Cardozo law alumna and professor Melanie Leslie took her post this summer as the school's new vice dean. Read about her rise from Cardozo Law student, to professor, to vice dean in the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life:

 

Review of Professor Richard Weisberg's Book "In Praise of Intransigence"

Read the review of Professor Richard Weisberg's new book In Praise of Intransigence, which appeared in the Manhattan Jewish Sentinel, the Long Island Jewish World and The Jewish Tribune.

 

Garlock Decision Could have Pushed Bondex’s Asbestos Agreement

Legal Newsline - Professor Lester Brickman, with the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of the Yeshiva University, said the Garlock decision could have been the driving force behind the agreement.