Jun 16, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie’s paper in issue 31 of the Wisconsin Law Review (2000), “The Costs of Confidentiality and the Purpose of Privilege,” was cited by the New York Court of Appeals in its June 9, 2016 decision concerning Ambac Assur. Corp. v Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.


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Nov 3, 2016

Professor Gabor Rona presented a report to the UN General Assembly on November 1, 2016 as part of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination.

Nov 2, 2016

A brief by Cardozo Professor Christopher Buccafusco and NYU Professor Jeanne Fromer argued that aspects of the designs that influenced how the wearers were perceived should be treated as functional, and the litigants discussed examples the brief raised including camouflage and a Stella McCartney dress worn by Kate Winslet.

Nov 2, 2016

The French edition of the book on two lawyers in Occupied France (Deux Avocats dans la France Occupée, Paris, Editions Non Lieu) by Professors Eric Freedman and Richard Weisberg has recently been reviewed at length in the leading French cultural monthly journal Europe by Jean-Kely Paulhan (Europe (Paris), 1049-1050, Sept.-Oct. 2016, pp. 373-375).

Oct 28, 2016

“It’s a closely divided court on gun regulation,” says Kate Shaw, a lawyer at the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, who specializes in administrative and constitutional law (and once clerked for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens). “But even with a new justice, it’s more a question of how these big cases will be read than if they’ll be overturned.”

Oct 21, 2016

Brett Frischmann is skeptical. In an email, Frischmann, the Microsoft visiting professor of information and technology policy at Princeton University and a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, told Seeker he wasn't convinced that granting A.I. systems patents would optimize innovation and have a positive economic impact.

Oct 12, 2016

But proving that may not be so simple, said Christopher Buccafusco, an intellectual-property scholar at Cardozo School of Law in New York who isn't involved in the case. For Ms. Berreau to prevail, he said, she’ll have to show that McDonald’s interior designers copied the “SACE” logo and also prove that the tag in question possesses an originality distinguishable from generic graffiti.

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