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 Marci Hamilton in The Guardian: Indiana Republicans to Amend 'Religious Freedom' Law in Face of Backlash

The Guardian - “Given the trajectory of the emerging views of the young people combined with the cost of fighting a bill and then being deemed as bigots, I think the cost is too high,” Hamilton said.

Professor Marci Hamilton in the Naples Daily News - Indiana ‘Religious Freedom' Law is Different – and Here's Why

Naples Daily News - But there were some warnings that RFRA interpretations could go in other directions. Marci Hamilton, a professor of law at Cardozo School of Law, recently wrote: “What few people know, especially those pushing the state RFRAs, is that the federal RFRA was not born out of some magnificent re-incarnation of the founding of our country."

Professor Ed Stein Speaks in Sydney on Marriage Equality: What Australia Can Learn from the U.S.

Lawyers Weekly - The arguments that have gained most traction in US courts are those that focus on the children of LGBTI couples, who are deprived of dignity by the state’s refusal to recognise their parents’ relationship, according to Professor Edward Stein (pictured) from Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Journal of International and Comparative Law Securities Law Conference Featured in China Daily

China Daily (USA) - Attorneys examined how Chinese companies are adjusting to securities laws and the challenges facing lawyers in the US who are involved in litigation with the Chinese at a seminar entitled Chinese Companies and US Class Actions: Securities Litigation and Product Liability. It was held at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York on Tuesday.

Forbes Reports on Upcoming Cardozo Law Tech Talk, "Liability in the Sharing Economy"

Forbes - Vaxman will be a speaker at a conference Thursday night at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law that will feature executives from several other sharing-economy services as well as Michael Costonis, executive director in charge of insurance at Accenture consultants. The conference was organized by Kai Falkenberg, a visiting professor at Cardozo and until recently the head media lawyer at Forbes.

Professor Lester Brickman in the New York Post: Sheldon Silver-Linked Law Firm has Hand in Asbestos Funds

New York Post - Her wording left wiggle room for potential fraud, Cardozo Law School professor Lester Brickman told The Post. Brickman, a leading expert on asbestos litigation, testified before Congress last month in favor of a bill to curb the double dealing.

Professor Carolyn Patty Blum in the NY Times: General in El Salvador Killings in ’80s Can Be Deported, Court Rules

New York Times - Carolyn Patty Blum, a lawyer who assisted the Center for Justice and Accountability, a legal organization in San Francisco that supported the prosecution, said it was “incredibly significant that the board is weaving in the concept of command responsibility as a crucial part of the finding of responsibility for torture and killing.”

Discussing the U.S. Department of Justice's Report on Ferguson

What does the U.S. Department of Justice' report on Ferguson mean? Cardozo Law Professor Ekow Yankah explains. 

Professor Myriam Gilles Speaks at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Hearing on Arbitration in Consumer Contracts

Law.com - Arbitration is “a get-out-of-jail-free card” for companies said Myriam Gilles, a professor of law at Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, speaking at the field hearing. “It has nothing to do with effective dispute resolution. What’s going on is liability avoidance.”