Susan Scafidi, director of the fashion law institute, and Christopher Buccafusco, a professor at Cardozo School of Law, discuss a Supreme Court case, which will decide whether cheerleading uniforms can be copyrighted under federal law.
On November 7, 2016, Professor Michel Rosenfeld will be interviewed live on France Inter, France's national radio. In addition, on November 8, 2016, he will be interviewed live on RTBF Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Belgium's national French speaking radio.
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.
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.
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).
“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.”