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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Oct 28, 2014
In this position, Professor Weisberg helps protect and preserve historic buildings, collections and monuments in Europe that are significant to the heritage and culture of U.S. citizens.
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Oct 23, 2014
New York Law Journal - A letter by Matthew Bretton on Oct. 10 stating that Mexico Leasing, LLC v. Jones, 2014 NY Slip Op 51456(U) (App. Term 2nd Dep't. Sept. 29, 2014), is inconsistent with controlling authority (Third Lenox Terrace Associates v. Edwards, 91 A.D.3d 532, 937 N.Y.S.2d 41 (2012) and Jols Realty Corp. v. Nunez, 43 Misc.3d 129(a), 990 N.Y.S.2d 437 (App.Term 2nd Dep't. March 21, 2014)) and, thus, contributes to a perception of uncertainty about regulation is wrong on both counts.
Oct 22, 2014
Tech Talks Kick Off with the Surveillance Law Battle Between the U.S. and Europe. By Janice Weber
Oct 21, 2014
NEW YORK, NY – Dean Matthew Diller of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law has announced that Marcia Levy, Associate Dean of Career Services, has accepted a position as Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership, and will leave her current position at the law school in November.

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