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 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.’’

Women's Wear Daily: Cardozo School of Law Launches The FAME Center, Fashion Law Talks Series

Women's Wear Daily - The FAME Center will sponsor a lineup of spring events called Fashion Law Talks, designed to provide leadership in fashion law and other creative industries.

Racked NY: NYC Has a New Fashion Law Program on Fifth Avenue

Racked NY - The booming field of fashion law just got a new major player: The Cardozo School of Law, located just south of Union Square, has launched the FAME Center for fashion, arts, media, and entertainment.

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.

Professor Marci Hamilton in The New York Times: Vaccinations Are States’ Call

Marci A. Hamilton, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, said the religious and personal exemptions from vaccination were a dangerous consequence of what she called “extreme religious liberty.”

Professor Paris Baldacci in The New York Times: A Year After Suing Their Landlord, Brooklyn Tenants Still Lack Heat

The New York Times - “It’s really upsetting, because there is a court system set up to make this happen in an expeditious manner, and everyone agrees it’s not working,” said Paris R. Baldacci, director of the housing rights clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Professor Marci Hamilton: The Vaccine for Pollyanna Attitudes Toward Public Health and Religious Beliefs

Justia.com - For decades the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control have strongly recommended that infants and children be immunized for a range of dangerous childhood diseases.

Professor Jonathan Oberman in the New York Law Journal: Bronx Defenders Has No 'Bad Apples'

New York Law Journal - While recognizing the good work that most Bronx Defenders do, de Blasio cautioned, "But these are some very bad apples who did something absolutely horrid" ("Mayor Demands Discipline for Bronx Defenders 'Bad Apples'," NYLJ, Feb. 2).