Format: 2018-09
Dec 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 - The Innocence Project and the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office together sought and achieved justice this week for Mark Denny, a New York City man who spent nearly 30 years behind bars for rape and robbery. He was set free after prosecutors asked to vacate his conviction because he had been falsely identified.

Jun 8, 2017

DNA evidence is commonly seen in courtrooms. But the tools and strategies to analyze it are constantly changing and improving. This week’s Forensic College, co-sponsored by Cardozo Law and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, offers insight and discussion of forensic issues and how those issues are treated in a courtroom setting. 

Mar 6, 2017

Cardozo is proud to congratulate The Innocence Project on 25 years fighting on the front lines in the battle for justice.

Jun 16, 2016

"Not only did we have DNA testing, which we believe proves Mr. Howard's innocence, but also we think we have, we've alleged egregious prosecutorial misconduct," said Barry Scheck, co-director of the Innocence Project at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York.

Mar 11, 2016

NYLJ - Hatchett was represented pro bono by Seema Saifee, a staff attorney at the Innocence Project, Barry Scheck, co-director of the organization, and James Brochin, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Mar 10, 2016

The Daily Beast - In fact, the DA’s office was so hell-bent on keeping Wright in prison that it fought to prevent DNA testing from even taking place originally. It took attorneys from the Innocence Project at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York nine years of legal wrangling (all the way up to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court) to get prosecutors to drop their objections.