Due to weather conditions, all classes at Cardozo Law at 4 p.m. and later on March 5, 2015 are canceled.

The library is open until 9 p.m. The BMI Moot Court Competition is still taking place.

Dean Diller Receives AALS Rhode Award for Achievement in Public Service

Recognizing Dean Matthew Diller’s leadership in legal education and public service, the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities awarded him with the 2014 Deborah L. Rhode Award. Dean Diller has a decades-long record of distinguished work in public service, which includes legal representation, scholarly research, public advocacy, and innovative leadership in legal education.

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.

Professor Ekow Yankah in the International Business Times - Mike Brown Civil Lawsuit Vs. Darren Wilson And Ferguson: Can Unarmed Teen's Family Win The Case?

International Business Times - But a wrongful death case may not go that far, considering that both a grand jury and the federal government declined to charge Wilson, according to Ekow Yankah, a professor at Cardozo Law School in New York City.

Professor Kate Shaw in ABC News: Obamacare and How to Read the Supreme Court Tea Leaves

ABC News - The Supreme Court this morning weighed which states’ residents the Obama administration is legally entitled to provide insurance subsidies to under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

Professor Ed Zelinsky: Four Questions for Boehner, Bibi, Barack, and Biden

OUPblog - Tomorrow night’s appearance before a joint session of Congress by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (“Bibi”) Netanyahu raises four important questions.

Professor Lester Brickman in Legal Newsline: Law Prof Says Firms facing Garlock’s RICO Cases are the Progenies of Baron & Budd

Legal Newsline - Lester Brickman, an asbestos litigation scholar and professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law who recently testified before a House subcommittee about an asbestos claims transparency bill, submitted a memorandum to Judge George Hodges in April 2013.

Professor Alex Stein in Bloomberg BNA: Groundbreaking Case Says Hospital Can't Fire Doctor Based on Conduct During Peer Review

Bloomberg BNA - Alex Stein, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, New York, predicted that ‘‘courts in other jurisdictions will follow suit because peer review statutes are fairly uniform across the United States.’’

Professor Stanley Neustadter in Legal Times: Appellate Wordsmiths Target Proposed Word-Length Cuts

LegalTimes - Stanley Neustadter, director of the criminal appeals clinic at Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law: "Not only do I favor the reduced word limit, I wouldn't stop there. I would couple the new word limit with a special rule to govern motions to file oversize briefs, a rule that makes it emphatically clear that such motions are looked upon with great disfavor, a rule that explicitly eliminates as a ground counsels' bald assertion that the record is lengthy and complex.

Professor Lester Brickman in Legal Newsline: Law Prof’s Garlock Testimony Details Asbestos Lawyers’ Change in Strategy

Legal Newsline - Lester Brickman, an asbestos litigation scholar and professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law who recently testified before a House subcommittee about an asbestos claims transparency bill, submitted a memorandum to Judge George Hodges in April 2013.

Former Dean Monroe Price Wins International Communications Distinguished Scholar Award

Former Cardozo Dean Monroe E. Price received the 2015 International Communication Distinguished Scholar Award presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Meeting in New Orleans on Thursday, February 18.