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 Charles Yablon in the Beijing Review: The Cost of Doing Business

Beijing Review - "It's important to remember here we are dealing with a country with a long and complex culture--one, which has many unique institutions and methods of operations. I'm speaking, of course, of the United States of America," Yablon said

The New York Times Reports on Professor Alex Reinert's Study of Ashcroft v. Iqbal: Supreme Court Ruling Altered Civil Suits, to Detriment of Individuals

New York Times - The new study was prepared by Alexander A. Reinert, a professor at Cardozo Law School at Yeshiva University in New York. He represented the losing side in the Iqbal case, which may explain his dark fascination with its aftermath.

Melanie Leslie Named Cardozo Law Dean: A Summary of News Stories

National Law Journal: New Cardozo, Suffolk Law Deans Plan Smaller Classes

Leslie said in an interview that she wants the school to continue to harness New York’s growing reputation as a hub for technology and innovation.

Rabbi J. David Bleich in The Jewish Week: Jewish Bioethicists Weigh In On Johnson & Johnson Panel

Jewish Week - Though a company does take risks by releasing a drug before it has completed clinical trials, in Jewish law it would be a difficult case to make to withhold treatments once they are in the final experimental stage, said Rabbi J. David Bleich, professor of Jewish Law and Ethics at Cardozo Law School.

Victor Cueva '15, Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow, Featured in The New York Times: Program Providing Legal Help to Immigrants Will Expand Beyond New York City

New York Times - Victor Cueva, a 25-year-old Justice Corps fellow and soon-to-be graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, is eager to give new immigrants in the Hudson Valley the help his family did not receive when it arrived there.

The Innocence Project in The Philadelphia Inquirer: FBI Hair Errors Call Convictions Into Question

Philadelphia Inquirer - Peter Neufeld, codirector of the Innocence Project at Cardozo School of Law in New York, said the report documents an "epic miscarriage of justice," and urged creating national research and forensic standards "to prevent the exaggeration of results in reports and in testimony by crime lab analysts."

Cardozo Professors Make A Tangible Difference in the Legal Field

Professor Marci Hamilton works on a successful bill "Hidden Predator" bill passed in Georgia, Professor David Rudenstine's book is mentioned in court ruling that the NSA phone data collection system is illegal, and Professor Jonathan Oberman and the Criminal Defense Clinic successfully defend a Rutgers University student wrongfully accused of rioting on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Criminal Defense Clinic Helps Student Wrongfully Accused of Rioting on Brooklyn Bridge

Gothamist - Cardozo Law School's Criminal Defense Clinic took the case pro bono, and law students, led by her lawyer, clinic director Jonathan Oberman, worked long hours to recreate the day she spent far from the Brooklyn Bridge.

Professor David Rudenstine's Book Mentioned in Important Court Ruling That N.S.A. Phone Data Collection is Illegal

Judge Robert D. Sack's mentioned Professor Rudenstine's book in his concurring opinion.