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.

Lyor Cohen Speculates on the Changing Music Industry, Forbes reports

Lyor Cohen's appearance at Cardozo on December 5 was the subject of a feature on Forbes.com.

“The music business used to be an audio business, and then it became an audiovisual business," Cohen said. "Now, I think it’s going to become a visual audio business.”

Cohen, the Global Head of Music for YouTube and Google, was interviewed by Cardozo alum Waleed Diab  '04, Director of North America Record Label Business Development for YouTube and Google.

New LL.M. Class Joins Cardozo Community

Students pursuing LL.M. degrees began their Cardozo journey this week, as they arrived for orientation and the start of their academic program.

The group hails from a range of countries including Albania, China, France, India, Israel, Italy, The Netherlands, The Philippines, Russia, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

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Lyor Cohen's Visit to Cardozo Featured in Rolling Stone

Lyor Cohen's appearance at Cardozo on December 5, an event organized by the FAME Center, was the focus of an article in Rolling Stone. Cohen, the Global Head of Music at YouTube and Google, was interviewed by Cardozo alumnus Waleed Diab '04, Director of North America Record Label Business Development for YouTube and Google.

Cohen's remarks focused on the future of music, including the rise of streaming services in the music industry as well as "democraticizing" music.

Shoe Brand Extraordinaire Stuart Weitzman Inspires Cardozo Students

On November 19, Stuart Weitzman entertained and inspired law students, anecdote after anecdote. He shared his life lessons in business: learn and grow from challenges; think outside the box; and collaborate through “advantageous partnerships.” The event was organized by Rachel Zilberfarb ’19, Clara Chasles ‘19, Simone Dvoskin ’20 and Hallie Cohen ’20, through the Cardozo Fashion Law Society and FAME Center.

Six Women Discuss Succeeding in the IP Sector

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, six female intellectual property practitioners gathered in the Third Floor Lounge to enlighten Cardozo students about the trials and lessons of succeeding as women in the intellectual property sector. The panel discussed working in a male-dominated sector and how to overcome the inequality, work-life balance, discriminatory culture practices, and what each speaker would have told herself if she had known what she knows now.

#MeToo and the Legal Profession Examines Law, Effects and Advocacy

#MeToo and the Legal Profession, co-sponsored by Cardozo’s Jacob Burns Center for Ethics in the Practice of Law and Cardozo Women, brought the issues surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace, which have exploded in the media over the past year, to a more detailed legal analysis Tuesday, November 13 to a packed audience in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room.

Cardozo Hosts Special Screening of Acclaimed Documentary "The Silence of Others"

The film, directed by Emmy-winning filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, is shot over six years and follows the fight for both recognition and justice for serious crimes committed during General Francisco Franco’s almost four decades of rule in Spain.

Washington Post Explores Landmark 1898 SCOTUS Citizenship Case; Cardozo Law Review Cited

The 1898 case of U.S. vs. Wong Kim Ark held that the Fourteenth Amendment affirms citizenship by children born on American soil. The Washington Post explores this case in light of President Trump's vow to sign an executive order to try to end the right of U.S. citizenship for children born in the U.S. to noncitizens.