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 Lester Brickman in Forbes: A Stubborn Manufacturer Exposes The Asbestos Blame Game

Forbes - “More justice was done in the Garlock bankruptcy than in all the previous bankruptcies put together,” says Lester Brickman, a professor at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law and a paid expert for Garlock, whose research revealed how asbestos lawyers were gaming the system.

Professor Marci Hamilton in The Daily Beast: Bobby Jindal is Doubling Down on RFRA

The Daily Beast - But the problem with focusing on bakers or photographers is, as one leading RFRA opponent, Cardozo Professor Marci Hamilton, puts it, “a RFRA is to each of these issues as a sledgehammer is to a flyswatter.”

Professor Ed Zelinsky in the Wall Street Journal: Around NYC’s Income Tax in 183 Days

Wall Street Journal - Alas, that’s an illusion, says Edward Zelinsky, a professor at the Cardozo School of Law who specializes in tax law. Our rates only look low compared with those imposed by the surrounding suburbs, where they are truly wackadoo.

Professor Ekow Yankah in The New Yorker: Seeing Walter Scott

The New Yorker - Maybe it was Walter Scott’s fault. Maybe he did something to make Officer Michael Slager, of the North Charleston Police Department, in South Carolina, shoot him in the back.

Professor Ed Zelinsky - Indiana’s RFRA Statute: A Plea for Civil Discourse

OUPblog - On one level, I admire the public furor now surrounding Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

Professor Marci Hamilton in The Washington Post: What Everybody Missed During the Fight Over Religious Freedom Laws this Year

The Washington Post - Marci Hamilton, a Cardozo Law professor, said that RFRAs are seductive because politicians can portray them in different ways to different parts of their constituencies.

Professor Deborah Pearlstein Participates in Debate by Intelligence Squared: Has The President Exceeded His War Powers Authority?

NPR - President Obama has launched a sustained, long-term military campaign against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. But did he have constitutional power to do so?

Marci Hamilton on NPR: What's Changed Since The First Religious Liberty Law Was Passed In 1993?

NPR - When the first Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed, the vote in Congress was nearly unanimous — it was a bipartisan love fest. We examine how religious freedom laws have become so controversial.

Professor Marci Hamilton in Reuters: Indiana Governor Vows to 'Fix' Law Assailed for Curbing Gay Rights

Reuters - Arkansas' RFRA also allows religious discrimination lawsuits between private parties, and goes a step further in that it would bar employees from invoking religious freedom in suing employers, according to law professor and long-time RFRA opponent Marci Hamilton of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.