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.

Cardozo Law Ranked #8 Most Diverse Law School in Country by preLaw Magazine

The article ranks law schools by the country's diversity, looking at how well the law school student body represents the gender, race and ethnicity of the United States as a whole.

Prof. Barbara Kolsun Quoted in the WSJ on Alibaba's Controversial Admission to the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition

The Wall Street Journal - Roughly two dozen brands and other IACC members have privately expressed support in emails and phone calls for Michael Kors’s position but are reluctant to be named because they are working with Alibaba on removing counterfeits, according to Barbara Kolsun, a former IACC chair and a professor at the Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Prof. Kate Shaw Speaks to ABC News on the Supreme Court Immigration Case

ABC News - This case involves the administration’s 2014 announcement that it intends to grant “deferred action” — essentially, temporary relief from the threat of deportation — to millions of people living in the United States without legal status.

Prof. Marci Hamilton Quoted in The Guardian: Windows Closing for Clergy Sex Abuse Victims to Sue Catholic Church

The Guardian - “We went through decades when powerful institutions, including a lot of religious institutions, ignored the signs that children were being sexually abused and finally, we’re turning the tide on that,” said Marci Hamilton, a professor at Cardozo School of Law. “The only way we can possibly get justice for these victims is to permit them to revive their civil statutes of limitations.”

The Promise of a 'No-Jail' Recommendation: Prof. Jonathan Oberman's Op-Ed in the NYLJ

New York Law Journal - On its face, removed from the defining historical and social context, Thompson's recommendation has much to commend it.

Prof. Jessica Roth Quoted in The New York Times: Experts See Risks, and Logic, in Skeloses’ Appeal for No Prison Time

The New York Times - Jessica A. Roth, a former federal prosecutor who teaches at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, said that because the recommendations of the probation office, the prosecution and the defense can have “an anchoring effect” on a judge, there may be “a strategic benefit” for the defense to seek probation, to try to “set that anchor low.”

Prof. Ellen Yaroshefsky Quoted in the The News Tribune: Ethics Probe Clears Lindquist, But New Allegations Arise

The News Tribune - “Assuming it’s true, it’s unethical, a misuse of power and an indictable offense,” said Ellen Yaroshefsky, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City. She directs ethics courses within the school and consults on legal ethics for other organizations, including the American Bar Association.

Immigration Justice Clinic Work Praised In NY Times Op-Ed

In New York City, an immigration public defender system developed in conjunction with Cardozo Law School and funded by the New York City Council attempts to address this problem by providing legal assistance to detainees through the Bronx Defenders, Brooklyn Defender Services and the Legal Aid Society.

Prof. Marci Hamilton Writes Article in Newsweek: Bishops Are Still Betraying Child Sex Abuse Victims

One continues to see deep frustration on the faces of survivors from all corners of Pennsylvania as the bishops hit high-gear lobbying against the victims’ access to justice through statute of limitations reform.