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 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.

Benjamin Lawsky Speaks at Cardozo Law: News Roundup

View links before for media highlights on the Cardozo Law Tech Talk on October 14 by Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, New York State Department of Financial Services on "Regulating Digital Currency: BitLicense and the Internet of Value."

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.

Law Technology News: Cardozo Law Offers New Technology Programs

Reed Smith's Patrick Burke serves as executive director of the new Cardozo Data Law Initiative.

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Aaron Wright, Director of Tech Startup Clinic, Goes In-Depth on Bitcoin on This Week in Law Podcast

This Week in Law - This week Denise Howell talks to a panel of experts on Cryptocurrency and how Bitcoin technology help can possibly help save journalism, the arts, and Ebola?

Carl Icahn and Martin Lipton Square Off: Professor Ellen Yaroshefksy on the Malpractice Case

Crain's New York - "It's a very steep climb," said Ellen Yaroshefsky, a professor at the Cardozo School of Law.

Professor Susan Crawford: Pulling the Plug on Comcast's Merger

Lexington Herald-Leader - Three years ago, cable titan John Malone — chairman of Liberty Global, the largest cable company in the world — said that when it comes to high-capacity data connections in the United States, "cable's pretty much a monopoly now."

City to Hold Public Hearing on Municipal ID Program

Gotham Gazette - "NYC's expansion of the municipal ID to a broad swathe of residents is an important advancement not only for the immigrant population but for all New Yorkers," said Peter Markowitz, a professor at Cardozo Law School.

Podcast Featuring Professor Marci Hamilton: The Supreme Court Tackles Prison Beards and Religious Liberty

Constitution Daily - One of the most interesting cases in front of the Supreme Court could further define the limits of religious liberty in a secular society, and it involves the length of beards.