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 Richard Weisberg, Member of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad, Restores Jewish Cemetery in Ukraine

Professor Richard Weisberg will lead a re-dedication ceremony for the Jewish Cemetery in Stavishche, Ukraine on Thursday, August 11.

Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes in Billboard Magazine: "The Story of the Man Who Saved John Lennon & Yoko Ono From Being Deported"

Billboard - The 1976 Robert Redford-Dustin Hoffman film All the President''s Men about the Watergate break-in gave movie viewers an idea of the chilling atmosphere during the years of the Nixon Administration when political opponents were followed by FBI agents and wiretapping of telephones was a regular occurrence.

Professor Brett Frischmann Discusses His Work on Human-Focused Turing Tests on the Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast

Professor Brett Frischmann was recently interviewed on the Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast discussing his work on human-focused Turing Tests, a test for intelligence in a computer, requiring that a human being should be unable to distinguish the machine from another human being by using the replies to questions put to both.

Prof. Stanley Fish's Op-Ed in the NY Times Sunday Review: 'Professors, Stop Opining About Trump'

The New York Times - Professors are at it again, demonstrating in public how little they understand the responsibilities and limits of their profession.

NY Times: 'Salvadoran Court Overturns Wartime Amnesty, Paving Way for Prosecutions'; Professor Carolyn Patty Blum Worked on Salvadoran Human Rights Cases

The New York Times - “Every rock that was in the path is being thrown to one side,” said Carolyn Patty Blum, the senior legal adviser to the Center for Justice and Accountability, an organization based in San Francisco that has filed Salvadoran human rights cases against military officers in courts outside the country.

Adjunct Prof. Michael Wildes Appears on Fox Business Network to Discuss the President's Remarks at Memorial Service for Slain Dallas Officers

Fox Business Network - Adjunct Professor Michael Wildes, managing partner at Wildes & Weinberg P.C., appeared on Fox Business Network to discuss President Obama's remarks at the memorial service for the slain officers in Dallas.

Professor Richard Bierschbach Quoted in The Wall Street Journal: "Contractor Ordered to Create PSAs After Manslaughter Conviction"

Mr. Bierschbach said he attributes the change to a growing frustration with corporate sentencing, in which there is no human being to imprison or personally punish.

“People are finding that a little bit unsatisfying,” he said. Judges may be looking for outcomes that feel more meaningful to victims, he said.

EU, U.S. Agree on Data Sharing Pact: Professor Felix Wu Quoted in USA Today

The new agreement could still face long-term attack by European privacy groups, said Professor Felix Wu, director of the Data Law Initiative at Cardozo Law School at Yeshiva University in New York City. The European Court could still decide that the extent of U.S. government surveillance makes the new Privacy Shield inadequate, he said. “It will probably take at least a couple of years though for a challenge to the Privacy Shield to reach the European Court of Justice, so it will be a while before we get a final answer to these questions,” Wu said.

Professor Felix Wu Comments in the AP on New Data-Sharing Rules for EU and U.S.

Associated Press - Professor Felix Wu of Cardozo Law School in New York said "someone is surely going to challenge it" but that on balance he anticipated the European Court would back Privacy Shield.