Dean Diller Receives AALS Rhode Award for Achievement in Public Service

Recognizing Dean Matthew Diller’s leadership in legal education and public service, the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities awarded him with the 2014 Deborah L. Rhode Award. Dean Diller has a decades-long record of distinguished work in public service, which includes legal representation, scholarly research, public advocacy, and innovative leadership in legal education.

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 Brett Frischmann: Does the FCC Really Not Get it About the Internet?

The Washington Post - The key to an open Internet is nondiscrimination and in particular, a prohibition on discrimination or prioritization based on the identity of the user (sender/receiver) or use (application/content).

ACLU: Let Wrongfully Convicted Man Spend Last Days at Home

CBS News - Barry Scheck, co-founder of the Innocence Project, says Soffar's "only hope to die at home lies with the governor."

A Summary of Faculty Scholarly Work, 2013-14

Dear Friends,

I am very proud of the scholarship produced by Cardozo School of Law's highly accomplished faculty. I want to share with you some of their groundbreaking work from the past year. Please take a moment to review their news and publications, and let me know if you have any thoughts or comments.

Warm regards,
Matthew Diller

President Obama Announces Extension of Professor Richard H. Weisberg's Post as Member of the Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad

In this position, Professor Weisberg helps protect and preserve historic buildings, collections and monuments in Europe that are significant to the heritage and culture of U.S. citizens.

Professor Paris Baldacci: 'Mexico Leasing' Follows Precedent

New York Law Journal - A letter by Matthew Bretton on Oct. 10 stating that Mexico Leasing, LLC v. Jones, 2014 NY Slip Op 51456(U) (App. Term 2nd Dep't. Sept. 29, 2014), is inconsistent with controlling authority (Third Lenox Terrace Associates v. Edwards, 91 A.D.3d 532, 937 N.Y.S.2d 41 (2012) and Jols Realty Corp. v. Nunez, 43 Misc.3d 129(a), 990 N.Y.S.2d 437 (App.Term 2nd Dep't. March 21, 2014)) and, thus, contributes to a perception of uncertainty about regulation is wrong on both counts.

Watch Event: U.S. vs. E.U. Surveillance Law and Government Access to Consumer Data

A panel discussion that took place at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law on October 7, 2014 on comparative surveillance law.

Tech Talks Kick off With U.S./ E.U. Surveillance Law Battle

Tech Talks Kick Off with the Surveillance Law Battle Between the U.S. and Europe.

By Janice Weber

Professor Susan Crawford: Nobel-Winning Message for the FCC

Bloomberg View - Jean Tirole's Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences is being celebrated on both sides of the Atlantic by academics and economists.