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.

Watch Event: U.S. vs. E.U. Surveillance Law and Government Access to Consumer Data

A panel discussion that took place at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law on October 7, 2014 on comparative surveillance law.

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?

Cardozo Alumna Helps Win Innocent Prisoner's Freedom

As a student in the Innocence Project clinic, Rachel Pecker '13 helped win Michael Morton's freedom after he spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The Innocence Project was started in 1992 at Cardozo Law by Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld. It pioneered the use of DNA evidence to prove the innocence of those who have been wrongly convicted.

Dean's Speaker Series: Jonathan Henes '96

Jonathan Henes '96 visited Cardozo Law in September 2014 to speak to students as part of the Dean's Speaker Series lunchtime event. Henes, who is a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, spoke about his road to success, saying that "you never want to stop growing, you always want to continue to grow."

 

Cardozo School of Law Deans Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Cardozo School of Law Dean Matthew Diller and Dean of Students Judith Mender accepted the ice bucket challenge from Fordham Law, and got drenched on Fifth Avenue to raise awareness for the fight against ALS. Both made donations to The ALS Association. They challenge Cardozo Board Chair and President of the Miami Marlins David Samson, and NYU Law.

Professor Pearlstein on MSNBC: Should U.S. Meet Terrorists’ Ransom Demands?

MSNBC - Should the United States pay ransoms to terrorist groups in exchange for U.S. hostages? Daniel Benjamin, a former State Department official, and attorney Deborah Pearlstein debate.

Professor Deborah Pearlstein on Huffington Post Live: Should The U.S. Start Negotiating With Terrorists?

Huffington Post Live - Before James Foley's execution, the Islamic State demanded a $312 million ransom which the U.S. refused. Should America change its policy against negotiating with terrorists? And why did the U.S. make a deal for Bowe Bergdahl but not Foley?

My New York: Taylor Gamble '14

Taylor Gamble '14 talks about being part of the Criminal Defense Clinic at Cardozo Law.