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.

Privacy, Security, and Secrecy After Snowden

Edward Snowden's recent disclosures about the NSA's surveillance activities have raised important national security and civil liberty questions.

Video: Professor Alex Reinert on Ending Solitary Confinement

Professor Alex Reinert, working as co-counsel with the New York Civil Liberties Union, brought a suit against the New York Department of Corrections that resulted in new guidelines for the use of solitary confinement. 

A Former Prisoner Talks About Solitary Confinement

Omar Mualimmak spent more than 2000 days in solitary confinement. He was the keynote speaker at a day-long conference at Cardozo Law called "Life in the Box." Mualimmak sat down with Cardozo Law to discuss his prison experience, and specifically how New York State administers solitary confinement.

BENCHMARKS: Professor Rebekah Diller on the "Prostitution Pledge" Decision

As co-counsel in an important free speech case that reached the U.S. Supreme Court, Cardozo Professor Rebekah Diller argued that the government could not require NGO's receiving federal AIDS funding to take a position opposing prostitution in order to qualify. The ruling will have a far reaching impact, as Professor Diller outlines in this interview.

“Rethinking Rikers” Report Proposes New Model for Youth Offenders

The Youth Justice Clinic at Cardozo Law released a report in February called “Rethinking Rikers: Moving from a Correctional to a Therapeutic Model for Youth.” calling for an end to solitary confinement for youthful offenders.

My New York: Robyn Mohr '13

At Cardozo, Robyn Mohr '13 interned with the Federal Communications Commission and worked for the NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. Here, she talks about her experiences in New York City while she was a Cardozo student.

VIDEO: January is Lawyering Skills Month at Cardozo Law

Over 250 Cardozo Law students will spend January in "law & life" intensives, designed to meet the demands of the changing legal landscape.

The Quest for High-Speed Fiber: a Conversation with Susan Crawford

The Verge - We sat down with Crawford in her office at Cardozo School of Law to talk about the telecom business, the growth of the web, and why America still isn't as wired as it should be.

Dean's Speaker Series with Jonathan Henes '96

In November 2013, Jonathan Henes '96 visited Cardozo Law to speak to students as part of the Dean's Speaker Series lunchtime event. He spoke on the path he took to become partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

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