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.

A.G. Schneiderman & NYC Corporation Counsel Carter Join Forces With Premier Law School Clinics Aiding Tech Entrepreneurs

In support of this collaboration, the Attorney General’s Internet Bureau and the Corporation Counsel’s Office are undertaking a collaborative effort with the clinic that serves the start-up community and establishes a forum for regular communication on the issues and trends affecting this growing sector, particularly focusing on law and public policy.

Profesor Gabor Rona's Letter in The New York Times - The Armenian Tragedy: Say the Word ‘Genocide’

To the Editor: Readers not immersed in the intricacies of international human rights law may have missed an important point about the Obama administration’s refusal to call the Armenian genocide by its name (“White House Acknowledges Armenian Genocide, but Avoids the Term,” news article, April 21).

Attorney General Schneiderman to Partner with Cardozo Law to Help Start-Ups

Capital New York - Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will announce in a speech Friday the formation of partnership with local law schools to help start-ups navigate state laws and regulations.

Professor Lester Brickman in Forbes: A Stubborn Manufacturer Exposes The Asbestos Blame Game

Forbes - “More justice was done in the Garlock bankruptcy than in all the previous bankruptcies put together,” says Lester Brickman, a professor at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law and a paid expert for Garlock, whose research revealed how asbestos lawyers were gaming the system.

Professor Marci Hamilton in The Daily Beast: Bobby Jindal is Doubling Down on RFRA

The Daily Beast - But the problem with focusing on bakers or photographers is, as one leading RFRA opponent, Cardozo Professor Marci Hamilton, puts it, “a RFRA is to each of these issues as a sledgehammer is to a flyswatter.”

Professor Ed Zelinsky in the Wall Street Journal: Around NYC’s Income Tax in 183 Days

Wall Street Journal - Alas, that’s an illusion, says Edward Zelinsky, a professor at the Cardozo School of Law who specializes in tax law. Our rates only look low compared with those imposed by the surrounding suburbs, where they are truly wackadoo.

Professor Ekow Yankah in The New Yorker: Seeing Walter Scott

The New Yorker - Maybe it was Walter Scott’s fault. Maybe he did something to make Officer Michael Slager, of the North Charleston Police Department, in South Carolina, shoot him in the back.

Professor Ed Zelinsky - Indiana’s RFRA Statute: A Plea for Civil Discourse

OUPblog - On one level, I admire the public furor now surrounding Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

Professor Marci Hamilton in The Washington Post: What Everybody Missed During the Fight Over Religious Freedom Laws this Year

The Washington Post - Marci Hamilton, a Cardozo Law professor, said that RFRAs are seductive because politicians can portray them in different ways to different parts of their constituencies.