Format: 2014-10
Oct 30, 2014
CBS News - Barry Scheck, co-founder of the Innocence Project, says Soffar's "only hope to die at home lies with the governor."
Oct 6, 2014
USA Today - The National Academy of Sciences released a groundbreaking report Thursday that provides strong scientific confirmation and explanation of what we've long known about the reliability of eyewitness identifications: They're not nearly as reliable as we'd like to think.
Sep 19, 2014
Philadelphia Inquirer - Nina Morrison, senior staff attorney at the Innocence Project at Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School in New York City, called the news "wonderful. We've been working for this for nine years."
Jul 22, 2014
New York Law Journal - "Training lawyers in the latest in forensic science means we are creating a network of public defenders who are better armed in the courtroom and more prepared to win their case," said Barry Scheck, cofounder of the Innocence Project, which is housed at Cardozo. "
Jul 10, 2014
Cardozo alumna Rachel Pecker '13 worked on the case as a student and intern in the Innocence Project. Here, she recounts her experience on the case, and what it was like to be there when Morton was freed.
Jun 12, 2014
Public defenders from around the country are gathering at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law from June 8 to 13, 2014, to train in the most current complex forensic science issues. Cardozo Law and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) hosted the inaugural, first-of-its-kind NACDL-Cardozo Law National Forensic College (NFC), with an aim in ultimately significantly decreasing the number of people incarcerated via wrongful convictions.