Cardozo Alumna Helps Innocence Project Win Michael Morton's Freedom After Wrongful Conviction



Oct 14, 2014

As a student in the Innocence Project clinic, Rachel Pecker '13 helped win Michael Morton's freedom after he spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The Innocence Project was started in 1992 at Cardozo Law by Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld. It pioneered the use of DNA evidence to prove the innocence of those who have been wrongly convicted.


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Aug 18, 2014
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:  
Aug 15, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
Over the past three years, Cardozo Law has significantly expanded its offerings, which are designed to immerse students in real-world legal practice and rev-up their opportunities for career success. Read more here:  
Aug 13, 2014
YU News - At the end of the fall 2012 semester, Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law students Matthew Kriegsman and Kenneth Renov noticed that a lot of their peers were dumping the extremely expensive textbooks they’d just purchased that summer in the trash because, once used, the books had little to no resale value.
Aug 11, 2014
In the upcoming issue of Cardozo Life, we profile the Cardozo professors and students who have been working to expose and end the use of solitary confinement in corrections systems. Check out a sneak peak:   
Aug 7, 2014

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