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 Zelinsky in Bloomberg News Says Pension Plans Must Protect Private Information

July 8 — Pension plan fiduciaries that fail to take reasonable steps to protect the private information of plan participants risk liability under federal benefits law, Professor Zelinksky said.

Cardozo's Tech Startup Clinic Aids Startup Featured in Fast Company: BuyMeBy Saves Food From the Landfill With Discounts as Expiration Dates Loom

Fast Company - New Yorker Carlos de Santiago already has a plan to prevent food from going to waste. It doesn't require a law, and it could even save you money. De Santiago and four colleagues are developing an online service, called BuyMeBy, which allows stores to publish discounts on items that are approaching their expiration date.

The Justice Gap: Corporate Lawyers Are Making Record Revenues, But Legal Aid Is in Crisis

The Huffington Post - There's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for legal aid, according to the Justice Index, a project of the National Center for Access to Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Professor Marci Hamilton on NPR - LAPD Says It's Investigating Bill Cosby Over Sexual Assault Allegations

NPR - Cosby's admissions in the now-public deposition give new validation to those claims, Cardozo Law School professor Marci Hamilton tells NPR's Here & Now.

Professor Ed Zelinsky: The Continuing Benefits (and Costs) of the Giving Pledge

OUPblog - The recent news about charitable contributions in the United States has been encouraging. The Giving Pledge, sponsored by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, Jr., recently announced that another group of billionaires committed to leave a majority of their wealth to charity.

Professor Alex Stein in The Huffington Post: Reproductive Malpractice and the U.S. Military

The Huffington Post - Today, servicewomen see combat almost as their male counterparts and a greater proportion of women are commissioned officers. And many of these committed servicewomen start families while serving their country. Shockingly, however, they lack basic protection against even the most egregious malpractice during pregnancy.

Professor Marci Hamilton: Reform Should Follow Historic Steps by Scouts

Philadelphia Inquirer - Indeed, the time has come for a full accounting by all organizations responsible for child sex abuse. There is only one reliable route to accountability and full disclosure to the public: legal justice.

The National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo in The American Lawyer - The Justice Gap: How Big Law Is Failing Legal Aid

The American Lawyer - Put another way, there's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for legal aid, according to the Justice Index, a project of the National Center for Access to Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Professor Marci Hamilton on NPR: For Same-Sex Marriage Opponents, The Fight Is Far From Over

NPR - The battle is likely to be about more than bakeries, printers and flower shops. Marci Hamilton, a law professor at Yeshiva University's Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, says that the Supreme Court decision clearly makes exemptions for churches and ministers who don't want to preside over marriages of same-sex couples.