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.

Prof. Anthony Sebok Quoted in Reuters: Billionaire Backing of Hogan Won't Upend $140 Million Gawker Verdict

Reuters - "But even if Thiel did influence Hogan’s legal strategy, that would probably not be grounds to overturn the verdict against Gawker, according to Anthony Sebok, a professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the author of a definitive 2011 law review article on legal doctrines discouraging litigation funding."

Job Numbers Jump 10 Percent for Cardozo Graduates; Listed in Top 50 Schools

The National Law Journal lists Cardozo among the top 50 schools with the highest percentage of 2015 graduates in what the publication describes as the "gold standard for lawyer jobs." The New York Law Journal says, "Cardozo Law Dean Melanie Leslie attributed the improving fortunes of its graduates to a 'top-to-bottom' review of its placement strategies as well as reviewing where growth is occurring in the New York legal market. 'The key has been understanding the job market and providing the right information and connections to our graduates,' Leslie said."

Prof. Stewart Sterk Speaks to the Brooklyn Paper on Controversy Over Bushwick Inlet Park

“This is a constant criticism of the state by virtually every municipality — that the state tries to take credit for programs that provide benefit to the public, and then shifts the costs onto the municipali­ty,” said Stewart Sterk, a professor of real estate law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Prof. Barbara Kolsun, Co-Director, FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment Law, Mentioned in Forbes Article: Alibaba Promises to Crack Down on Counterfeiting - Will Luxury Brands Buy It?

Forbes - According to Barbara Kolsun, a former IACC chair and professor at the Cardozo School of Law in New York, a number of brands within the coalition have privately supported Kors’ decision.

Prof. Marci Hamilton Quoted on WGBH News: In Aftermath of Hastert Case, States Push to Change Reporting of Child Sex Abuse

WGBH News - "By giving them until they're 38 to come forward, Illinois is actually one of the better states for survivors of child sex abuse. If the abuse happens elsewhere, says law professor Marci Hamilton of the Cardozo School of Law in New York, 'The states are all over the place.'"

Adjunct Prof. Michael Wildes Mentioned in Newsweek Cover Story For His Work Getting Asylum for 'Lone Survivor' Savior

Newsweek - For months, Wildes had been working with Gulab, and he’d made several useful contacts in Kabul and Asadabad. The Afghan hadn’t worked for the U.S. military long enough to qualify for the Special Immigrant Visa program. But thanks to the lawyer and one of his contacts, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul sent a recommendation to the State Department, saying it was in the U.S. national interest to settle Gulab in America.

Prof. Stewart Sterk Quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer: How Hershey Trust's Chairman Found a Summer Job For His Son

Philadelphia Inquirer - "It was designed to be a whitewash and it is a whitewash," Stewart E. Sterk, professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, said of the report. "It's disingenuous to the extreme. The report takes at face value anything that the trust says."

Prof. David Udell Details in The National Law Journal the Progress Courts Have Made in Helping Those Without Lawyers

The National Law Journal - “The biggest story in Justice Index 2016 is about the progress courts are making to help people without lawyers,” said David Udell, executive director of the center, which is housed at Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. “Nothing replaces the role of a lawyer, but with judicial leadership, many states are pursuing common-sense reforms to help poor Americans in civil cases.”

Prof. Marci Hamilton Mentioned in the AP: In Minnesota, Hundreds Take Opportunity to Sue Over Sex Abuse

Boston Globe - "States have taken two basic approaches to changing their statutes of limitations to allow new cases, said Marci Hamilton, a professor at the Cardozo School of Law in New York."